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Mark Bennett, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of First Year Writing Program



Building & Room:

2001 UH


601 S Morgan St.

Office Phone:



Mark Bennett has served as director of the First-Year Writing Program since 2012. He earned his PhD in English from UIC in 2013. His primary research interests are in composition studies and rhetoric, particularly writing program administration, course placement, assessment, and international student education. He teaches the English 555 practicum, "Teaching College English" and oversees curriculum for the first-year writing courses. He regularly presents his research at the Conference on College Composition and Communication and the Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference.