Dr. Christina M. LaVecchia is an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literature with research interests in writing pedagogies and theories, inventions, digital composing, new materialism, affect, feminist theory, and writing program administration. Recently she served for four years as an editorial assistant for Composition Studies, the oldest independent journal in the field, and in 2010–11 served as Assistant to the Directors of Composition.
In 2012 Dr. LaVecchia was the UC English department’s William C. Boyce Excellence in Teaching Award recipient and is the UC College of Arts and Sciences 2014 recipient of a university-wide teaching award. Her article “Toward a Pedagogy of Materially Engaged Listening” was published in Composition Forum, volume 35. Her work also appears in the 2015 essay collection Showcasing the Best of CIWIC/DMAC, Harlot, and the textbook How Writing Works: With Readings.
For more on Dr. LaVecchia's research and teaching, visit her website: http://www.christinamlavecchia.org