University of Mississippi

Ben McClelland

Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss CommunicationsEducation

  • Ph.D., Indiana University (1972)
  • M.A., Indiana University (1967)
  • B.A., Grove City College (1965)

Teaching and Research Interests

  • nonfiction writing
  • composition
  • writing theory
  • writing program administration

Selected Publications

  • Soldier’s Son. Jackson, MS: The University Press of Mississippi. March, 2004.
  • “Writing Program Administration Theories,” in Theorizing Composition: A Critical Sourcebook of Theory and Scholarship in Contemporary Composition Studies. Mary Lynch Kennedy (ed.). Westport, CN: Greenwood Press, 1998. (Dictionary Entry)
  • The New American Rhetoric. New York: HarperCollins, January, 1993. (Freshman English textbook)
  • Writing Practice: A Rhetoric of the Writing Process. New York: Longman, Inc., 1984. (Freshman English textbook)
  • “A New Millennium for the Writing program,” in Administrative Problem-Solving for Writing Programs and Writing Centers. Linda Myers-Breslin (ed.). Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 1999. 167-179.
  • “From Icon to Partner: Repositioning the Writing Program Administrator,” in Theorizing and Enacting Difference: Resituating Writing Programs Within the Academy. Joe Janangelo and Kristine Hansen (eds.) Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Boynton Cook, 1996. 151-159.
  • “Responding to Student Writers,” in Twelve Readers Reading. Ronald Lunsford and Rick Straub (eds.). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 1996.
  • “A Writing Program Administrator’s Response,” in Writing Theory and Critical Theory. John Clifford and John Schilb (eds.). New York: Modern Language Association, 1994. 262-270.

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