- Ph.D. Georgia State University, 1997
- M.A. University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1993
- B. A. University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1989
Areas of Interest
- Rhetoric and Composition
- Writing Assessment
Selected Publications and Presentations
Bird, Barb, Doug Downs, I. Moriah McCracken, Jan Rieman, Eds. Next Steps: New Directions for/in Writing about Writing. Utah State UP. Under Contract.
Rieman, Jan and Cat Mahaffey. “Developing a Writing about Writing Curriculum.” Next Steps In/For Writing About Writing, eds. Bird, Downs, McCracken and Rieman. Utah State University Press. Under Contract.
“Negotiating Curricular Change Across the University: Shifting Institutional Understandings of Writing and the Limits of FYW” Conference of Writing Program Administrators, Raleigh, NC, July 2016.
“Writing About Writing Reconsidered.” The Conference on College Composition and Communication, Houston, TX, April 2016.
“Practicing What We Preach: Growing Pains of a Stand Alone Unit,” Carolinas Writing Program Administrators Conference. Little Switzerland, NC, September 2015.
“Scaffolded Program Development: One Writing Program’s Inquiry into Reflective Writing.” Conference of Writing Program Administrators, Boise, ID, July 2015.
Rieman, Janice. “Creating Digital Spaces for Linguistic Diversity” Digital Rhetoric Collaborative Blog Carnival on Multilingualism and Multimodality (invited), Nov. 2014.
“Checking Our Assumptions at the Door: Redefining Agency, Identity, and the University through Conscious Responsivity.” Thomas R. Watson Conference, University of Louisville, KY, October 2014.
“Voices from the Field: Monolingual Teachers in Multilingual Writing Classrooms.” The Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, IN, March 2014 (forthcoming).
“First-Year Writing Program Assessment: Continuous, Digital, and Reflective.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Atlanta, GA, November 2013. With L. Brannon.
“Beyond Formalism: Writing Studies and Inquiry in First-Year Writing at UNC Charlotte.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Durham, NC, November 2012.
“(Im)material Consequences: Constructivist Resistance in the Objectivist Economy of First-Year Writing.” Thomas R. Watson Conference, University of Louisville, KY, October 2012.
“Teaching Writing: Professional Development in First-Year Writing Instruction – Roundtable Discussion.” Carolinas Writing Program Administrators Annual Meeting in the Middle. Charlotte, NC, February 2012.
“Professional Development: We Know It Matters, So How Can We Make It Happen?” Symposium on Teaching Writing, NC State, February 2012.
“Making it Happen: Creating Time, Space, and Incentives for Professional Development by FYW Instructors.” Roundtable Discussion. South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Atlanta, GA, November 2011.
“Tenure-Track to Mommy-Track: In Search of My Scholarly Self.” Parenting and Professing: Balancing Family Work with an Academic Career. Ed. R. Hile Bassett. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt UP, June 2005. 56-60.
“Drinking Under Twenty-One: It’s Time to End the Debate.” The Longwood Guide to Writing, 2nd ed. Eds. Ronald F. Lunsford and Bill Bridges. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn and Bacon , 2002. 400-05.
“A Context for Argument: Julie Townsend and Janice Rieman Discuss Their Own Writing Processes.” Instructor’s Resource Manual for The Longwood Guide to Writing. Eds. Ronald F. Lunsford and Bill Bridges. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn and Bacon , 2002. 125-42.
“Childhoods Revisited in Margaret Atwood’s The Robber Bride.” II Conference on English and American Studies. Small Worlds: Visions of Childhood in Contemporary Literature in English. University of Navarre (Pamplona, Spain), March 2000.
“Remembrances of Childhood in Margaret Atwood’s Fiction.” 20th-Century Literature Conference. University of Louisville, February 1999.
- Writing and Inquiry in Academic Contexts I, II and III
- English 1101X College Writing
- English 1102 Writing in the Academic Community
- English 1103 Accelerated College Writing and Rhetoric
- English 2100 Writing About Literature
- LBST 2212 Canadian Literature and Culture
- English 3300 Survey of American Literature
- American Studies 3000: The 1950s in America
- American Studies 3000: The 1980s in America
Associate Director of First-Year Writing, University Writing Program
- UNC Charlotte since 2007