Maggie Debelius

Director of Faculty Initiatives & Professor

Ph.D., English, Princeton University

Maggie Debelius is the Director of Faculty Initiatives at CNDLS and a Professor in the English Department. She holds a Ph.D. in English from Princeton University and an M.A. from Georgetown. She works with departments across the university on curriculum design, writing assessment, and faculty development.

She is the co-author (with Susan Basalla) of So What Are You Going to Do with That?: Finding Careers Outside Academia (University of Chicago, 2007 and 2014) and a frequent speaker on graduate education. In addition, she publishes work on composition pedagogy, writing assessment, and Writing Centers. She teaches both graduate and undergraduate level courses on writing pedagogy and Victorian literature.