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Cynthia Mahaffey

Cynthia Mahaffey

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Teaching Experience

  • WS2000 (Current)
    • Bowling Green State University – Introduction to Women's Studies
    • Introduction to theories, history and action projects of women's studies
  • GSW1120 (Current)
    • Bowling Green State University – General Studies Writing
    • Scholarly college-level writing, use of proper documentation and scholarly sources for synthesis and support, development of scholarly argument
  • GSW1110 (Current)
    • Bowling Green State University – General Studies Writing
    • Introduction to persuasive college level writing

Languages

  • English
    • Speaking level: Superior
    • Reading level: Superior

Honors & Awards

  • • Recipient, Bowling Green State University Friends of Jerome Library, 2008 Authors and Artists Recognition (11/2010)
    in honor of the publication of my book, Wearing the Rainbow Triangle: The Effect of Out Lesbian Teachers and Lesbian Teacher Subjectivities on Student Writing in the First-Year Composition Classroom (2008).
  • • Nomination for the 2009 BGSU Master Teacher of the Year Award (01/2010)
    (the only student-nominated BGSU teaching award)
  • • Recipient with Bethany deWeese, 2006, Bowling Green State University, Residence Life Award for residence hall programming (01/2005)
    “:Lesbian 101” Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Lesbian”

Presentations

  • Individual presenter, “Counting the homeless: Student service learning, collaboration and writing social concern in the first-year composition classroom.” (Presentation about MERLOT), 11/10/2010
    .” 6th Annual Ohio First-Year Summit, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • Presenter, "Alternative approaches to composition classes in learning communities," as part of a panel by the Chapman Learning Community (Presentation about MERLOT), 11/10/2010
    Beyond 2001: The Odyssey of Inclusion, Annual Learning Communities Conference, Chicago, IL,
  • Presenter, "How GLBT students problematize and are problematized by university learning communities." (Presentation about MERLOT), 11/10/2010
    ." Beyond 2001: The Odyssey of Inclusion, Annual Learning Communities Conference, Chicago, IL

Positions

  • Instructor, Writing and Women's Studies (08/2001 – Current) Bowling Green State University
  • Instructor, Composition (01/1990 – 08/2000) Grand Valley State University
  • Instructor, Writing (01/1998 – 05/1999) Owens Community College