Faculty Bio

Michelle Niestepski, Ph.D.Director of the Writing Program; Assistant Professor of Writing 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 Writing at Lasell College. Professor Niestepski completed her post doctorate work at Northeastern University 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.”

Student Profile

Chrysoula MargaritidisHospitality and Event Management, Class of 2016"One of my biggest reasons for coming to Lasell, besides the quality of my major, was its location."  

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Lasell College Fashion Students Ready to Show their Skills in Runway 2016  Monday, April 25, 2016After a year of sketching, sewing and planning – students have one night to show their talents and highlight their hard work in the annual Runway fashion show. Lasell’s Fashion Department will host its 27th annual runway show this weekend with an Undergraduate Show on April 29 and the Senior Collection Show on April 30. Both events begin at 7pm at the Athletic Center.

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