WAC Administrators:

KimberlyH-2Kimberly Harrison is the Director of WAC initiative; In addition to the WAC program, she directs the Writing and Rhetoric program and is a professor of English. She regularly teaches the writing pedagogy classes required for teaching assistants assigned to teach in the program. She has published on writing program administration and on women’s rhetoric during the American Civil War; her most recent book is The Rhetoric of Rebel Women: Civil War Diaries and Confederate Persuasion (SIUP, 2013). Contact  


Ming Fang is the Associate Director of WAC initiative.  She has worked in FIU’s WAC team since 2012 when she first started her employment in the English Department. She has worked with faculty in Biology, Engineering, Modern Languages, Public Health, and Global & Sociocultural Studies. Ming holds a Ph.D. in Foreign and Second Language Education from the Ohio State University. With her interest in multilingual writing, she’s particularly invested in exploring issues about multilingual students writing across the curriculum and strategies for working with these students. Contact


WAC Consultants:

Christine Martorana earned her Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition from Florida State University. Her areas of specialization include rhetoric and composition and feminist agency. She currently teaches ENC 1101 Writing and Rhetoric I; ENC 1102 Writing and Rhetoric II; ENC 3371 Rhetorical Theory and Practice; and ENC 3334 Introduction to Writing Studies.   Contact


Jackie Amorim has been teaching since 2006 and has been teaching in FIU’s Writing and Rhetoric program since 2015. Jackie is especially interested in writing assignment design, responding to student writing, peer instruction and peer review, and active learning. She’s also interested in how writing can help students think critically about complex ideas and how it can be used to support an active, engaged classroom. Jackie works with the Interdisciplinary Writing Teaching Assistants (IWTAs) who are learning to incorporate writing in their own courses. Contact