Pegeen Reichert Powell received her Ph.D. in English from Miami University (Oxford, OH). Pegeen teaches in the writing program, with a particular interest in teaching Introduction to College Writing and other first-year courses.
Pegeen’s research includes work on pedagogy, basic writing, critical discourse analysis, and mothering studies. She has published in College Composition and Communication and JAC: Journal of Advanced Composition, as well as in edited collections in composition studies and in mothering studies. A collection of essays about feminist mothering titled Mothers Who Deliver, which Pegeen co-edited with Jocelyn Fenton Stitt, has recently been published by SUNY Press (2010). She is currently working on a book-length study of the issue of retention in higher education.
Before coming to Columbia, Pegeen taught at Aurora University in Aurora, IL; St. Xavier University in Chicago; and Duke University in Durham, NC.
Office Location: English Department, suite 300-XX, 33 E. Congress
Office telephone: 312-369-8231.
Pegeen Reichert Powell
Department of English
Columbia College of Chicago
600 So. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605