Heather Camp, Ph.D.

CETL Associate Director, Writing Across the Curriculum | Rhetoric & Composition

Address: 207F Armstrong Hall (AH 207F)
Phone: (507) 389-5512
Email: heather.camp@mnsu.edu


  • Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  • M.A. in English from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  • B.A. in English from the College of Idaho


Heather Camp is a Professor of English and the Associate Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. She oversees CETL’s Writing Across the Curriculum initiatives and supports the university’s broader faculty development efforts. Formerly, she served as Coordinator of Writing Across the Curriculum (2016-2021) and Director of First-Year Writing (2008-2020). In these roles, she led faculty and graduate assistant writing teacher preparation and was responsible for structural and curricular decisions related to developmental and first-year writing.

Recent Publications

"Helping Second Language Students Succeed with Academic Sources: Advice for Faculty Across the Disciplines." MinneTESOL Journal, Spring 2020, http://minnetesoljournal.org/current-issue/peer-reviewed-article/helping-second-language-students-succeed-with-academic-sources-advice-for-faculty-across-the-disciplines/.

Publishing in Honors: Advice to HIP and JNCHC Authors. Honors in Practice vol. 15, Spring 2019, 111-120.

“Enhancing International Students’ Language Learning Through Venturing into the Community.” MinneTESOL Journal, Fall 2018, http://minnetesoljournal.org/current-issue-fall-2018/.

“The Exhilarating Return: Raising the Profile of the Year after Sabbatical.” Inside Higher Ed., 13March 2017, https://www.insidehighered.com/advice2017/03/30/importance-year-after-sabbatical-essay.

“Goal Setting as Teacher Development Practice.” International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, vol. 29, no. 1, 2017, pp. 69-72.

“A Dual Perspective on AP, Dual Enrollment, and the Survival of Honors.” With Giovanna Walters. Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, vol.17 no. 2, Fall/Winter 2016, pp. 25-30.

“Reflecting on WAW: A Pedagogical Journey.” Writing-About-Writing Network, Guest Blogger Series. 2 Feb 2016, https://writingaboutwriting.net/2016/02/02/reflecting-on-waw-a-pedagogical-journey/.

“Writing toward Community Engagement in Honors.” Honors in Practice vol. 11, 2015, pp. 163-172.

“Learning to Write in Chemistry: Sites and Strategies for Fostering Engineers’ Communication Skills.” With Jeff Pribyl. Engineering Education—Beyond Technical Skills. Spec. issue of International Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 31 no. 1B, 2015, pp. 395-404.

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