Russel K. Durst
RUSSEL DURST has served as President of the National Conference on Research in Language and Literacy; Chair of the NCTE Standing Committee on Research; and Editorial Board member for the journals COLLEGE COMPOSITION AND COMMUNICATION, LANGUAGE AND LEARNING ACROSS THE DISCIPLINES, and WRITING PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION. He has published more than 30 essays on composition in journals and edited collections. His books include THEY SAY/I SAY: THE MOVES THAT MATTER IN ACADEMIC WRITING (WITH READINGS) with co-authors C. Birkenstein and G. Graff (Norton & Co, 2009, Second Edition 2011); YOU ARE HERE: READINGS ON HIGHER EDUCATION FOR COLLEGE WRITERS (Prentice Hall, 2003); COLLISION COURSE: CONFLICT, NEGOTIATION, AND LEARNING IN COLLEGE COMPOSITION, (NCTE, 1999); and, co-edited with George Newell, EXPLORING TEXTS: THE ROLE OF DISCUSSION AND WRITING IN THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF LITERATURE (Christopher-Gordon, 1993). He teaches courses in writing, composition pedagogy and research, English linguistics, and the literature of the Old Testament.