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About Shanti T. Bruce

Shanti Bruce, Ph.D., is a Professor and Assistant Dean of the School of Communication, Media, and the Arts. She earned the Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award and was the 2011 NSU Convocation speaker. Her books ESL Writers: A Guide for Writing Center Tutors (Heinemann, now in a 2nd edition) and Creative Approaches to Writing Center Work (Hampton Press) were each honored with the International Writing Centers Association’s Outstanding Scholarship Award for Best Book. She also published What Every Multilingual Student Should Know About Writing for College (Pearson) and Tutoring Second Language Writers from Utah State University Press. She co-edited a special issue of Academic Exchange Quarterly and recently published a book chapter in Transnational Writing Program Administration.


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


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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
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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

Contact Information

(954) 262-8355


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