D. Alexis Hart and Roger Thompson
A conversation with D. Alexis Hart and Roger Thompson, coauthors of “Veterans in the Writing Classroom: Three Programmatic Approaches to Facilitate the Transition from the Military to Higher Education” (14:50).
D. Alexis Hart is associate professor of English and director of writing at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania. A US Navy veteran, she has published and edited scholarly work on veterans’ issues and was the co-recipient, with Roger Thompson, of a 2010 Conference on College Composition and Communication Research Initiative Grant to study veterans returning to college writing classrooms. She is co-chair of the CCCC Task Force on Veterans and an NCTE Policy Analyst for Higher Education in Pennsylvania.
Roger Thompson is associate professor in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric at Stony Brook University and serves as senior fellow at Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families. He is coauthor of Beyond Duty: Life on the Frontline of Iraq and is author of two forthcoming books: Emerson and the History of Rhetoric and The Last Bears of Abruzzo.