Faculty Bio

Michelle Niestepski, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of English Office: Winslow Academic Center
Tel: 617-243-2471
Email: mniestepski@lasell.edu

Department: Humanities

Degrees: Ph.D., English, 2008, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI; M.A., English, 2003, Boston College, Newton, Mass.; B.A., English and Sociology, 2001, Merrimack College, North Andover, Mass.

Biography:
Michelle Niestepski is an Assistant Professor of English at Lasell College. Professor Niestepski completed her post doctorate work at Northeastern Unviersy and is a co-author of the Instructor's Resource Manual to accompany The Longman Handbook for Writers and Readers, 6th ed. (Longman, 2010). She has given several professional presentations including "Learning Through Service Learning" at the National Council of Teachers of English in November '10, as well as "Rethinking Student Attitudes Towards Grammar" at the Annual Conference on College Composition and Communication in March '10.

What is important for your students to take away from your classes?
"I want students to come away from my writing classes understanding the importance of writing and feeling confident in their ability to handle the various writing situations they will find themselves in, both in other classes and in the workplace."

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