PhD Rhetoric, Composition & Literacy Studies University of Louisville
M.A. English Language & Literature University of Alabama
B.A. English & Sociology Emory University
Literacy practices in popular culture, teacher and tutor education, writing program administration and assessment, transfer of learning
Teaching & Administrative Experience:
Professor, Chair, Writing, Rhetoric & Digital Studies Department, 2020-present
Professor, University Writing Center Director, University of Central Florida, 2018-20
Associate Professor, Associate Chair & University Writing Center Director, University of Central Florida, 2016-18
Associate Professor, University Writing Center Director, University of Central Florida, 2011-18
Assistant Professor, Writing Resources Center Director, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2008-11
Associate Professor, University Writing Center Director, California State University, Chico, 2006-08
Assistant Professor, University Writing Center Director, California State University, Chico, 2001-06
Hall, R. M. Activity theory. (2020). In J. Mackiewicz, & R.D. Babcock & (Eds.), Theories and methods of writing center studies: A practical guide (pp. 79-93). New York, NY: Routledge.
Hall, R.M. (2019). Analyze a published research study: An assignment to scaffold reading challenging academic texts. Prompt: A Journal of Academic Writing Assignments, 3(1), 34-44.
Hall, R.M., Romo, M., & Wardle, E. (2018, Spring). Teaching and learning threshold concepts in a writing major: Liminality, dispositions, and program design. Composition Forum: A Journal of Pedagogical Theory in Rhetoric and Composition, 38.
Hall, R. M. (2017). Around the texts of writing center work: An inquiry-based approach to tutor education. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press. Winner of the 2018 International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) Outstanding Book Award.
Hall, R. M. (2017). Some things we know about the teaching & learning of writing from 50 years of research. In S. Carter, D. Dunbar-Odom, T.J. Adkins, & J. Pauszek (Eds.), Writing Inquiry (pp. 20-22). Southlake, TX: Fountainhead Press.
Hall, R. M. (2013). Problems of practice: An inquiry stance toward writing center work. WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship, 37(5-6), 1-7.
Hall, R. M. (2011). Using dialogic reflection to develop a writing center community of practice. Writing Center Journal, 31(1), 82-105.
Hall, R. M. (2010). A social capital view of a writing center WAC partnership. Praxis: A Writing Center Journal, 7(2).
Hall, M. (2009). The politics of peer response. The Writing Instructor.
Hall, R. M. (2008). Oprah’s book selections: Teleliterature for the Oprah Winfrey show. In C. K. Farr & J. Harker (Eds.), The Oprah affect: Critical essays on Oprah’s book club (pp. 89-118). New York, NY: SUNY Press.
Hall, R. M., & Wolf, T. (2004). One writing center’s first steps onto the web. WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship, 28(3), 1-6.
Hall, R. M., & Rosner, M. I. (2004). Pratt and pratfalls: Revisioning “contact zones.” In A. Lunsford & L. Ouzgane (Eds.), Crossing borderlands: Composition and postcolonial studies (pp. 95-105). Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.
Hall, R. M. (2003). The “Oprahfication” of literacy: Reading “Oprah’s book club.” College English, 65(6), 646-667.