Stephanie Dunson

Stephanie Dunson
Stephanie Dunson has been Director of Writing Programs at Williams College since the inception of the office in 2010. In this capacity, she advises faculty from across disciplines on all things writing-related and introduces them to writing practices that best serve a rigorous liberal arts curriculum. In addition to filling the traditional role of program director, she has asserted the key initiative of supporting faculty as writers, working individually with them to develop writing routines that are productive and sustainable. She holds a PhD in English and American Studies from the University of Massachusetts (Amherst, Massachusetts) and was formerly professor of English and African American Culture at the University of Rhode Island (Kingston, Rhode Island). In her twenty-five-year career as a writing specialist and scholar, Dr. Dunson has held positions as Director of the Writing Center at Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, Massachusetts), Coordinator of Tutorial Services at Smith College (Northampton, Massachusetts), and Lecturer for the Graduate Liberal Studies Program at Wesleyan University (Middletown, Connecticut). As a long-standing faculty consultant for the Institute for Writing and Thinking at Bard College (Annandale-on-Hudson, New York), she has served as a writing consultant for schools and universities across the United States.

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