Lindsay Ellis

Associate Professor
Department of English

English Education
Director, Lake Michigan Writing Project
Director, Writing Across the Curriculum (SWS)

279 Lake Huron Hall
(616) 331-3473

Lindsay Ellis

ENG 310 Teaching Writing: Secondary
ENG 632 National Writing Project Invitation and Institute
ENG 633 Advanced Writing: Teacher Research
ED 331 Methods and Strategies for Secondary Teaching

Research Interests
Secondary English Teacher Education; Composition and Rhetoric; Teacher Research; Ethnographic Research in Multicultural Communities and Classrooms; Alternative Dispute Resolution Strategies; Rhetorics of early 20th Century Internationalism; Early 20th Century American Literature.

Recent Publications

Chanski, Sarah, and Lindsay Ellis. "Which Helps Writers More, Receiving Peer Feedback Or Giving it?" English Journal, vol. 106, no. 6, 2017, pp. 54-60.

Chanski, S., & Ellis, L. (2017). Which helps writers more, receiving peer feedback or giving it? English Journal, 106(6), 54-60.

Rozema, R., & Ellis, L., Eds. (2014) Early Career English Teachers in Action: Learning from Experience, Developing Expertise.  New York, NY: Routledge.

Ellis, L. (2015). A critique of the ubiquity of the Toulmin model in argumentative writing instruction in the U.S.A. In Frans H. van Eemeren and Bart Garssen (Ed.), Scrutinizing Argumentation in Practice. (pp. 201-213). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Ellis, Lindsay. "Law and Order in the Classroom: Reconsidering "A Course on Citizenship," 1914." Journal of Peace Education 10.1 (2013): 21-35. Print.

Ellis, Lindsay. "Why does He Want a Dictator? Action Research on Democratic Classroom Decision Making." English Education 45.4 (2013): 385-401. Print. 

Ellis, Lindsay.  “Negotiating Perspectives: Writing as Democratic Citizens in the Classroom.” Language Arts Journal of Michigan 24.2 (2009): 23-28.

Gere, Anne Ruggles and Lindsay Ellis.  “Composition, Law and ADR.” Legal Writing 10 (2004): 91-109.

Moje, Elizabeth Birr, Kathryn McIntosh Ciechanowski, Katherine Kramer, Lindsay Ellis, and Rosario Carrillo.  “Looking for the Third Space: Exploring the Intersections of Community and Classroom Discourses.” Reading Research Quarterly 39.1 (2004): 38-70.

Ellis, Lindsay, Anne Ruggles Gere, Jill Lamberton.  “Out Loud: The Common Language of Poetry.”  English Journal. 93.1 (2003): 44-50.

B.A., Wheaton College
M.A., University of Chicago
Ph.D., University of Michigan