Thomas Trimble

Thomas Trimble

Senior Lecturer

(313) 414-6277

10409.1 5057 Woodward


Curriculum vitae

Thomas Trimble



Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  • general education writing instruction; community-based writing instruction; writing assessment


Pruchnic, J., Susak, C., Grogan, J., Primeau, S., Torok, J., Trimble, T., Foster, T., Barton, E. (2018). Slouching toward sustainability: Mixed methods in the direct assessment of student writing. Journal of Writing Assessment, 11: 1.


  • B.A. (English and Political Science)-Wayne State University, 1991
  • M.A. (Political Science)-Wayne State University, 1994
  • Ph.D. (English)-Wayne State University, 2011

Currently teaching

  • ENG 3050: Technical and Professional Commuication, 3 crs., online (Winter 2019)

    ENG 1010: Basic Writing, 3 crs. (Fall 2018)

    ENG 3050: Technical and Professional Commuication, 3 crs. (Fall 2018)


Courses taught

  • APX 500-Foundations in Writing
  • ENG 1010-Basic Writing
  • ENG 1020-Introduction to College Writing
  • ENG 3010-Intermediate Writing
  • ENG 3020-Community and Writing
  • ENG 3050-Technical and Professional Writing
  • ENG 6001-Pedagogical Practicum