Board of Directors

Chair, Graeme Harper, Professor and Dean of The Honors College, Oakland University

Secretary, Jon Udelson, Assistant Professor of English, Shenandoah University

Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Felicia Rose Chavez, Creativity and Innovation Scholar-in-Residence, Colorado College

Chair of Finance / Treasurer, Rachel Haley Himmelheber, Professor of Creative Writing and Chair of the Creative Writing Program, Warren Wilson College

Chair of Research, Janelle Adsit, Assistant Professor of Writing Practices, Humboldt State University

Chair of Membership, Phong Nguyen, Professor of English and Miller Family Endowed Chair of Writing, University of Missouri

Chair of Communications, Alexa Garvoille, M.F.A. Candidate, Virginia Tech

Chair of Publications, James Ryan, Graduate Teaching Assistant in English, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Board Member, Dianne Donnelly, College of Arts & Sciences Assistant Dean of Research, University of South Florida

Board Member, Evan Lavender-Smith, Assistant Professor of English, Virginia Tech

Board Member, Tim Mayers, Associate Professor of English, Millersville University

Board Member, Jen Webb, Distinguished Professor of Creative Practice, University of Canberra

Non-Voting Board Members

AWP Liaison, Stephanie Vanderslice, Professor and Director of Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop, University of Central Arkansas

Co-Chair of Research, Caleb González, PhD in English Candidate, The Ohio State University

Additional Non-Voting Members (Organization Liaisons), Vacant

Previous Board Members

Chair (Inaugural, 2016-2019), Stephanie Vanderslice, Professor and Director of Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop, University of Central Arkansas

Secretary (Inaugural, 2016-2019), Trent Hergenrader, Associate Professor of English, Rochester Institute of Technology

Initial Working Group and Advisors

Darin Ciccotelli, Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition, Soka University

Katharine Haake, Professor of English, California State University, Northridge

Tonya Hegamin, Assistant Professor of English, City University of New York, Medgar Evers College

Jeri Kroll, Professor and Dean of Graduate Research, Flinders University

Anna Leahy, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Research, Chapman University

Prageeta Sharma, Professor of English, University of Montana

Julie Alexander, Miami University

Karen Babine, Concordia College