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PhD Candidate at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Molly E. Ubbesen is a dissertator in Rhetoric and Composition with a graduate certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her research interests include composition pedagogy, writing program administration, feminist and queer rhetorics, and disability studies. She currently serves as the English 101 Coordinator and enjoys training and mentoring teachers. Molly also enjoys teaching a variety of composition and rhetoric classes and tutoring at the writing center. Before teaching at the college level, she taught high school English in Milwaukee Public Schools.

Opening up Office Hours

A common complaint of college instructors is how many of their students don’t come to office hours when they are struggling. As instructors, we...

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Current Events Article Activity

The Current Event Article

I’ve taught multiple sections of composition over the years and without fail a majority (but not all) of my students have little interest in...

The Moth Memoir

An assignment that asks students to create what the Moth's mini-memoirs are known for: true stories, well told. 

Social Justice Proposal

A written group assignment that asks students to create a proposal designed to convince a funding agency to fund their organization’s new social justice project.