Amy Latawiec

Amy Latawiec



5057 Woodward Ste. 9205.2
Detroit, MI 48202


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Amy Latawiec

 Amy is a Lecturer in the English department at Wayne State where she specializes in teaching and researching basic writing. Amy’s research areas include dispositions and cognition, knowledge transfer (specifically in at-risk populations), 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

  •  knowledge transfer (specifically in at-risk populations)

  •  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

Currently teaching

  •  ENG 1010: Basic Writing

Courses taught

ENG 1010: Basic Writing

ENG 1020: First Year Writing

ENG 3050: Technical Communition - Reports

APEX 0500: Foundations in Writing