Amy Latawiec

Amy Latawiec

Senior Lecturer


5057 Woodward Ste. 9205.2
Detroit, MI 48202


Amy Latawiec



 Amy is a Lecturer in the English department at Wayne State where she specializes in teaching and researching developmental writing. Amy’s research areas include dispositions and cognition, Basic Writing theory and pedagogy, and writing program assessment. Amy has developed basic writing curriculum for Wayne State and is actively engaged in innovative curricular revisions in an effort to enhance writing instruction and assessment.

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  • dispositions and cognition
  •  basic writing theory and pedagogy
  •  writing program assessment 


  • B.A. - English (2008)
  • M.A. - English (2014)
  • Ph.D. - English Composition & Rhetoric (2016)

Awards and grants

  •  Department of English Excellence in the Teaching of Writing 2016

  •  CLAS Teaching Award 2020

Currently teaching

  •  ENG 1010: Basic Writing
  •  ENG 3190: Survey of Rhetoric from 1800-present

Courses taught

ENG 1010: Basic Writing

ENG 1020: First Year Writing

Stretch First-Year Writing

ENG 3190: Survey of Rhetoric from 1800-present

ENG 3050: Technical Communition - Reports

APEX 0500: Foundations in Writing