Meet the Director

Dr. Jane Nesmith

Jane nesmith

Dr. Nesmith began as Director of the Writing Center in 2015.  Along with her work leading the consultant team, she is an Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, where she's taught since 1994. She has also been a freelance feature writer and has written hundreds of articles for various local publications. She loves making things with yarn, making things with words, and working with consultants. To read her full profile, click here.

Other information:
B.A. English, The College of Wooster
M.A. English, Indiana University
Ph.D. English, University of Iowa

Contact information:
On campus phone: (319) 399-8754


"Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers."
Isaac Asimov