Dr. Jessica McCaughey is an Associate Professor in the University Writing Program and the co-founder and co-director of the Archive of Workplace Writing Experiences (www.workplace-writing.org), a collection of interviews and resources about workplace writing in America. Her research focuses primarily on the transfer of writing skills from the university to the professional realm. In 2017, she won the Conference on College Composition and Communication's Emergent
Researcher Award. Dr. McCaughey also directs GW's Workplace Writing Program, a series of workshops that help organizations improve the quality of their employees’ written communication. In this role, she has worked with teams of writers at organizations like Amnesty International, the Department of Labor, the FDA, the Democracy Fund, the American Legion, the Department of Homeland Security, and many others. She also works with GW's Writing in the Disciplines (WID) group, Career Services, and University Teaching and Learning Center to offer a variety of faculty and student workshops.