|2015 - Present||Professor, Nova Southeastern University ‐ Halmos College of Arts and Sciences - Department of Communications, Media, and the Arts|
|Present||Assistant Dean, Nova Southeastern University ‐ School of Communication, Media, and the Arts|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|Present||Reviewer, Across the Disciplines: A Journal of Language, Learning, and Academic Writing||Present||Reviewer, Language Education||Present||Reviewer, WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship||Present||Reviewer, Writing Center Journal||Session Leader, IWCA Summer Institutes for Writing Center Directors and Professionals||Co-Chair, National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing||Executive Board Member, Southeastern Writing Center Association||Co-Chair, Southeastern Writing Center Association Conferences||Advisory Board Member, Southern Discourse in the Center: A Journal of Multiliteracy and Innovation|
Honors and Awards
- Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award Recipient
- Southeastern Writing Center Association Achievement Award Recipient
- COMP 1500: College Writing
- COMP 1500H: College Writing Honors
- COMP 2000: Advanced College Writing
- LITR 2010: British Literature I
- LITR 2030: World Literature I
- WRIT 2150: Writing for the Professions
- WRIT 3150: Business Writing
- WRIT 4990: Independent Study in Writing
- WRIT 5010: Research Methods
- WRIT 5100: Teaching Writing
- WRIT 5110 Writing Science
- WRIT 5500: Writing for Journals and Magazines
- WRIT 6000: Master's Thesis
- COMP 1000: Basic Writing
|BA, University of North Alabama|
|Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania|
|M.A., University of North Alabama|
Administrative Best Practices for Engaging New Faculty 37th Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings (2020)
Excerpt Faculty development and new faculty orientations routinely focus on integrating faculty members into the culture of the institution. While it is necessary to consider ‘new’ faculty holistically, one segment of new faculty members is ...
Agile Faculty: Practical Strategies for Managing Research, Service, and Teaching The Journal of Faculty Development (2018)
While there are myriad ways for faculty to achieve "vital faculty" status, Pope-Ruark offers frameworks for faculty development based on Agile, a fairly new management system borrowed from the software development industry, and Scrum, one ...
Editorial: Leadership and Writing Programs Academic Exchange Quarterly (2013)
Writing specialists regularly take on leadership positions. Their job titles and descriptions vary widely. For example, some writing specialists work with composition, writing across the curriculum, and writing center programs, while others administer writing majors, ...
The Power of Language Quadrivium: A Journal of Multidisciplinary Scholarship (2012)
This is a transcript of the 2011 Undergraduate Convocation ceremony speech given by Shanti Bruce, recipient of the 2011 Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Full-Time Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, to welcome students and ...
Administrative Best Practices for Engaging New Faculty Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings
Presenters and participants will discuss how Millennial faculty may a) change the higher education system; b) adapt their own internal wiring to fit higher education; and c) relate to faculty/staff of other generations. Participants will ...
Books and Book Contributions (3)
Millennial-Focused Faculty Development Programs – Faculty Vignettes Engaging Millennial Faculty (2019)
As a platform for discussing workplace effectiveness and workplace differences, generational differences help provide context. Unfortunately, generational differences in higher education can be a difficult subject to explore. For one, there is a broad spectrum ...
Creative Approaches to Writing Center Work English Faculty Book Gallery (2008)
Elizabeth Boquet, with Michele Eodice, is a contributing author, "Creativity in the Writing Center: A Terrifying Conundrum." Book description: This is the first book length attempt to address the role creativity plays in writing centers. ...
Staying Woke on Campus: Promoting Social Justice for Multilingual Students CAHSS Faculty Presentations, Proceedings, Lectures, and Symposia (2019)
Discuss practical strategies and theoretical approaches to breaking down monolingualism in understanding multilingual identities, campus conversations, learning outcomes, and pedagogy. Sponsored by the Second Language Writing Standing Group
Placing Course‐Embedded Writing Tutors into First‐Year Composition Courses: Overview and Results CAHSS Faculty Presentations, Proceedings, Lectures, and Symposia (2018)
This flash presentation will provide participants with an understanding of how writing fellows and course‐embedded writing tutoring programs can have a positive impact on first‐year composition students.
Memoir Writing Workshop CAHSS Faculty Presentations, Proceedings, Lectures, and Symposia (2018)
Faculty and graduate students in the Department of Writing and Communication in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) collaborated with the Alvin Sherman Library to offer three workshops during the summer for ...