Emily J. Isaacs is an associate professor of English at Montclair State University, where she teaches writing at many levels, and has also served in various administrative positions to support and deepen student learning.
Her research has been published in leading journals and anthologies in Writing Studies, and spans the areas of writing pedagogy, assessment, and innovations in teaching and administration. Current projects include: a manuscript on writing instructional practices at 106 representative state universities, a rhetoric for basic writing students, and a study of interactive, adaptive grammar instruction.
Emily has taught writing to a wide range of students: basic writers, English majors, and graduate students, among others. She has also frequently taught writing pedagogy courses to secondary and post-secondary teachers and to those who are preparing to become teachers.