Director, Andrew Bodenrader Center for Academic Writing and Composition/ Center for Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship
Carleigh Brower is the Director of the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship, the Academic Resource Center, and the Writing Center at Manhattanville College. Additionally, she is a Lecturer in the Division of Writing, Languages, and Literature. Previously, Prof. Brower served as Director of Academic Writing and Assistant Director of the First Year Program at Manhattanville, and as a college readiness advisor and instructor for high school students from underserved communities in New York City. She holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and is a doctoral candidate in the Composition and Applied Linguistics Program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Prof. Brower's research interests include transfer of learning, translingual pedagogy, digital rhetoric, multimodal composition, and writing center research and administration. She has been published in The Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy and The Writing Lab Newsletter and has presented at the annual conventions of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, the International Writing Centers Association, the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing, the Northeast Writing Centers Association, the National Resource Center for the First Year Experience, and the Literacy Research Association. At Manhattanville, she teaches First-Year Seminar, College Writing, and Teaching and Tutoring Writing, as well as courses in advanced composition, literature, and Design Thinking.