I am an assistant professor of English and the director of the Entering Student Program at The University of Texas at El Paso. I teach sophomore-level literature and Seminar in Critical Inquiry (The American Dream). I am a co-author of Organizing for Student Success: The University College Modeland have published articles on developmental English and first-year programming. From UTEP, I received the Outstanding Advocate for Entering Students Award and the Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching Excellence. In 2004, I received the Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate Award from the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition (University of South Carolina).
UTEP Faculty Profile: http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=70104&ID=dpward
PhD, University of North Texas