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Education

Ph.D. The Graduate Center, CUNY, English, expected completion in May 2020

M.A. Duquesne University, English, May 2014

B.A. Southwestern University, Communication Studies, May 2008

Publications

Albracht, Lindsey, Al Harahap, Amanda Rose Pratt, Ranmali Rodrigo, Clare Russell, and Virginia Schwartz. “Response to Inman and Powell’s “In the Absence of Grades: Dissonance and Desire in Course-Contract Classrooms.” College Composition and Communication, vol. 71, no. 1, September 2019.

Albracht, Lindsey. “’We Will Know Our Heroes and Our Culture’: Revisiting the Five Demands at the City University of New York Toward Building Critical Transliteracies Ecologies.” Racing Translingualism in Composition: Toward a Race-Conscious Translingualism, edited by Tom Do and Karen Rowan. Accepted for inclusion.

Conference Presentations

Translanguaging Across (and outside of) the Curriculum: Participatory Action Research as Performance-Methodology in Cultivating a Translingual Orientation.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Pittsburgh, PA. 2019.

“The CUNY Game: Building an OER Role Playing Game About CUNY History.” CUNY Information Technology Conference. New York, NY. 2018.

“Making the City University of New York Protests Matter: What the Translanguaging Student Activists of 1969 Can Tell Us About Translingual Pedagogy Today.” Watson Conference. Louisville, KY. 2018.

“Beyond the Graduate Office: WPA-GO Community Calls.” Computers and Writing. Fairfax, VA. 2018.

“Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum in (What Have Always Been) Post-Factual Times.” Modern Language Association. New York, NY. 2018.

“Transforming Transliteracy Pedagogies: Critical Participatory Action Research in the Development of a Transliteracies Approach to WAC/WID.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Kansas City, MO. 2018 (Boycotted).

“Constructing Ecologies: Faculty Development Beyond the English Department in an Age of Austerity.” Council of Writing Program Administrators. Knoxville, TN. 2017.

“Assessing Multimodal Writing: Cultivating Course Contract Pedagogies for Emerging Composition Medias.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Portland, OR. 2017.

“(Re)Defining Success in the Hybrid Classroom.” CUNY Information Technology Conference. New York, NY, USA. 2016.

“Queer Literacies/Queerer Pedagogies: A Critical Experimental Presentation/Performance.” Mid-Atlantic LGBTQA Conference. Bloomsburg, PA. 2016.

“Ships and Blackboards: CUNY’s Infrastructures and the Myths of Mobility.” Watson Conference. Louisville, KY. 2016.

“The Activist WPA Online: Approaches to the Labor of Online Writing Instructions.” Council of Writing Program Administrators. Raleigh, NC. 2016.

“Curricular Overseeing vs. Curricular Liberties: Designing Infrastructures for Pedagogical Innovation.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, TX. 2016.

“Making Space(s) For Sound: Educational Soundscapes and the Active Learner.” McGill University Art History and Communication Studies Graduate Student Conference. Montréal. 2015.

“Get Out, Come In: Bringing the ‘Real World’ To Your Classroom.” International House World Organization Young Learners Conference. Mataró, Spain. 2011.

Invited Talks

“How Do Faculty Discuss Justice Pedagogies With Their Peers? Program Models from Across CUNY.” John Jay College of Criminal Justice. New York, NY. 2018.

“Teaching Multilingual Students.” School for Visual Arts MFA Fine Arts Program, New York, NY. 2018.

“Careers in Media: Career Options for Graduate Students in the Humanities.” Duquesne University departments of English and Journalism / Multimedia. Pittsburgh, PA. 2016.

Campus and Departmental Talks

“Unpacking the Teaching Philosophy Statement.” The Graduate Center, CUNY English Department. 2017.

“Grades: What Are They Good For? Contract Grading and Student Motivation.” The Graduate Center, CUNY English Department. 2016.

Teaching and Tutoring Experience

Writing Center Consultant, Columbia School of Social Work (August 2019 – present)

Digital Pedagogy Specialist, Baruch College (November 2015 – August 2019)

Selected faculty seminars and workshops:
Hybrid Learning Seminar (Collaborating Instructor, Summer 2019; Spring 2019; Spring 2018; Spring 2017; Spring 2016);
Active Learning Across the Disciplines (Lead Instructor, Summer 2018);
Podcasting (Lead Facilitator, Spring 2018; Summer 2018);
Remixing the Final Project (Collaborating Facilitator, Spring 2018);
Teaching with Technology (Collaborating Facilitator, Fall 2017);
Justice Pedagogies Across CUNY (Collaborating Facilitator, Fall 2017);
Assessing Multimodal Writing (Lead Facilitator, Spring 2017);
Facilitating Discussion Online (Collaborating Facilitator, Fall 2016);

Teaching and Learning Fellow, Macaulay Honors College (August 2016 – present)

Selected course design collaborations:
Ecosystems of Democracy: A Calderwood Seminar (Fall 2019)
The Arts in New York City (Fall 2016, Fall 2017);
The People of New York City: Immigration (Spring 2017);
The People of New York: Urban Change and Social Movements (Spring 2018);
Science and Technology in New York City: Water and Public Health (Fall 2016, Fall 2017);
Science and Technology in New York City: The History of Science (Fall 2018);
The Future of New York City (Spring 2017, Spring 2018);

Selected student-facing workshops:
Presenting at an Academic Conference (Spring 2019)
Making a Scientific Poster (Fall 2018)
Introduction to iMovie (Fall 2016, Fall 2017);
Introduction to WordPress (Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018);
Strategies and Tools for Collaborative Writing (Fall 2016, Fall 2017);
Giving a Lightning Talk (Spring 2017, Spring 2018);
Introduction to Literature Reviews (Spring 2017, Spring 2018);
Interviewing Skills (Spring 2017, Spring 2018)

Teaching Fellow, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Courses taught:
Words Do Things: Composition and Local Activism (Fall 2015, Instructor of Record)

Disciplinary Investigations: Ways of Knowing and Writing Across the Curriculum (Spring 2016, Instructor of Record)

Teaching Fellow and Writing Center Consultant, Duquesne University
Courses taught:
Thinking and Writing Across the Curriculum (Fall 2012, Co-Instructor; Fall 2013, Instructor of Record);
Literature and Borders (Spring 2013, Instructor of Record);
Literature at the End of the World (Spring 2014, Instructor of Record)

English as a Second Language Teacher and Faculty Educator, International House
Selected courses taught:
Cambridge University Certificate of English Language Teaching for Adults (CELTA);
Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Preparation;
First Certificate of English (FCE) Cambridge Exam Preparation;
Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Cambridge Exam Preparation
Advanced English Grammar for Teachers;
English for Fashion Designers;
English for Journalists;
Business English;
Advanced General English;
Upper Intermediate General English;
Intermediate General English;
Pre-Intermediate General English;
Elementary English;
Beginner English
English for Younger Learners

Service

Composition Community (Comp Comm), The Graduate Center, CUNY
Co-chair, elected, 2016-2018

Writing Program Administrators: Graduate Organization
Elections Committee Chair, 2016-2018
Elections Committee, 2015-2018

English Student Association, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Course Assessment Committee, elected, 2015-2016

English Graduate Organization, Duquesne University
Co-Secretary, elected, 2013-2014

First-Year Writing Committee, Duquesne University
Graduate Student Representative, recommended, 2013-2014

Awards and Grants

2018 – Lynn Kadison Dissertation Year Fellowship, The Graduate Center, CUNY
2018 – Teaching and Learning Center Grant, The Graduate Center, CUNY
2017 – Writing Program Administrators: Graduate Organization National Service Award
2016 – present – Macaulay Honors College Instructional Technology Fellowship
2015 – Provost’s Digital Innovation Grant, The Graduate Center, CUNY
2014-2016 – Enhanced Chancellor’s Fellowship, The Graduate Center, CUNY
2012-2014 – Teaching Fellowship, Duquesne University