Assistant ProfessorEmail: andrea.olinger @ louisville.edu
Office Hours: Fall Term: T/Th 12:30-1:30 & by appt.
Dr. Olinger joined the faculty in 2014 after receiving her PhD in English with a specialization in Writing Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her current research focuses on how writers in different disciplines understand and practice “style." She is also a co-founder of the UofL Discourse and Semiotics Workshop and a Co-Coordinator of the CCCC Standing Group on Writing about Writing pedagogies.
M.A University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
—writing across the curriculum/writing in the disciplines
—metalinguistic awareness and linguistic (and semiotic) flexibility
—language and literacy ideologies
—methods of discourse analysis, qualitative research
—second language writing, translingual approaches to writing
—literacy and composition studies
“A Sociocultural Approach to Style.” Rhetoric Review 35.2 (2016): 121-134.
“On the Instability of Disciplinary Style: Common and Conflicting Metaphors and Practices in Text, Talk, and Gesture.” Research in the Teaching of English 48.4 (2014): 453-478.
“Computer-Mediated Collocation: Resources for Exploring Word Choice in English Academic Writing” (with Ulugbek Nurmukhamedov), Writing and Pedagogy 5.1 (2013): 121-150.
“Prisoners Teaching ESL: A Learning Community among ‘Language Partners’” (with Hugh Bishop, Jose R. Cabrales, Rebecca Ginsburg, Joseph L. Mapp, Orlando Mayorga, Erick Nava, Élfego Núñez, Otilio Rosas, Andre D. Slater, LuAnn Sorenson, Jim Sosnowski, and Agustin Torres). ESL Teaching and Learning: Writings in Diverse Voices. Ed. Natasha Lvovich and Martha Clark Cummings. Spec. issue of Teaching English in the Two-Year College 40.1 (2012): 68-83.
“Constructing Identities through ‘Discourse’: Stance and Interaction in Collaborative College Writing.” Linguistics and Education 22.3 (2011): 273-286.