Writing Center Faculty

Writing Center Director

Michelle Hager

Michelle Hager

Michelle Hager is the Writing Center Director and a lecturer in the Department of English and Comparative Literature. She earned her B.A. and M.A. in English from San Jose State University, and she has been teaching college-level writing for over ten years. Prior to becoming the Writing Center Director, she served for four years as the Writing Center Associate Director. In this position, she developed the web presence of the Center and supervised the program for lower-division Assistant Writing Specialists. She became Writing Center Director in July 2013. 

She teaches English 1A and 1B (Composition), English 22 (Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature), English 103 (Modern English Grammar), English 106 (Editing for Writers), English 112A (Children's Literature), and English 112B (Young Adult Literature). She sits on the English Department Composition Committee and the university Writing Requirements Committee. 

Though most of her teaching experience has been at SJSU, she also taught courses at Santa Clara University in 2006. She belongs to the National Council for Teachers of English and the International Writing Centers Association, and she enjoys the daily adventures of teaching and working at the Writing Center. 



Information about our new Faculty-in-Residence for 2016-2017 will be coming soon! 


Former Writing Center Director

Dr. Linda C. Mitchell (2007-2013) 


Former Faculty-in-Residence

Gloria Collins (2008-2016)
Debra Caires
Jessy Goodman (2015-2016) 
Cindy Baer
Martin Leach
Jan Hagemann
Sabine Rech (2007-2008)
Andrew Fleck (fall 2008)
Jim Lobdell (spring 2007)
Nancie Fimbel (spring 2007)