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Michael Pemberton named distinguished fellow by national writing organization

Michael Pemberton, Ph.D.

Michael Pemberton, Ph.D., was named a Distinguished Fellow of the Association for Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) at the 2021 International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference. Pemberton holds the rank of professor in the Department of Writing and Linguistics, and he directs the University Writing Center in Statesboro.

This award recognizes distinguished scholars who have been in the field for more than 10 years and have made significant contributions to the field of WAC through scholarship, service or innovative program administration. 

Pemberton was recognized for his many scholarly publications about writing in the disciplines, and for co-founding and editing the first national WAC journal, Language and Learning Across the Disciplines, in 1994. Additionally, he was recognized for editing the field’s flagship journal, Across the Disciplines, for more than 15 years and founding the peer-reviewed book series, “Across the Disciplines Books,” in 2014. 

Pemberton was also commended for his ongoing leadership in the field, notably as the associate publisher for scholarly journals at the WAC Clearinghouse—an international repository of open-access journals, book series and scholarly resources for WAC and writing studies researchers.


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