Image of students presenting their workDr. Cornel West speaks at the 2011 “Democracy and Public Argument” conferenceImage of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz speaking during the 2010 Latino Heritage CelebrationLeigha McReynolds, WID Distinguished Graduate Student Teaching awardee, leads WID Graduate Assistant workshop, August 2014
  • Students present their work
  • 2011 “Democracy and Public Argument” keynote speaker Dr. Cornel West
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz speaks during the 2010 Latino Heritage Celebration
  • Leigha McReynolds, 2015 WID Distinguished Graduate Teaching awardee

Welcome

The University Writing Program (UWP) offers courses to strengthen every GW student's ability to write clearly and effectively at the university and in other arenas, and emphasizes the importance of writing for success in all academic, public, and professional enterprises that require critical thinking and communication.

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Program Administrators

Derek Malone-France, Executive Director
Sandie Friedman, Director of First Year Writing
Zachary Wolfe, Deputy Director of First Year Writing
Rachel Riedner, Director of Writing in the Disciplines
Randi Kristensen, Deputy Director of Writing in the Disciplines
Carol Hayes, Director of the Writing Center
Phyllis Ryder, Deputy Director of the Writing Center