Michelle Gannon

Michelle Gannon

Coordinator, Writing Center / Instructor

ENGLISH

Dakota Hall

Phone: (605) 677-5229

Email: Michelle.Rogge.Gannon@usd.edu

Bio:

Michelle Rogge Gannon is an instructor in the English Department, the director of the USD Writing Center, and the director of the Dakota Writing Project, a teachers' organization.


Teaching Interests:

Writing and literature


Research Interests:

Digital writing; creative writing


Education:

  • MA, English, University of South Dakota, 1994
  • BA, English, University of South Dakota, 1983

Research:

  • Dakota Writing Project 2011 Identity Institute, Holocaust Educators Network, (2011 - 2011)

Grants:

  • NWP Title II Seed Grant Program Online Learning Experiences 2012-­?13 Digital Writing Sandbox: Exploring Technologies for Any Classroom, Dakota Writing Project / National Writing Project. Grant Role: Principal. (2013 - 2014)
  • 2012-13 Teacher Leadership Development Grant: Dakota Writing Project 2013 Invitational Summer Institute, Dakota Writing Project / National Writing Project. Grant Role: Principal. (2013 - 2013)
  • Dakota Writing Project 2011-12 Continued Funding Application, National Writing Project. Grant Role: Principal. (2011 - Present)
  • NWP 2010 Continued Funding Application, National Writing Project. Grant Role: Principal. (2010 - Present)

Publications:

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  • Gannon, Michelle. A Sewing Machine for a Kiss. In South Dakota Women: Impact, Action, and Voice, edited by Christine Stewart-Nunez. Brookings, SD: South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum, 2015.

Awards and Honors:

  • High Plains Writers 5th Annual Juried Poetry Competition, High Plains Writers, 2006
  • South Dakota Board of Regents Faculty Recognition Awards, South Dakota Board of Regents, 2003

Presentations:

  • Gannon, Michelle. Digital Writing and the Common Core. Presented at the National Writing Project Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada. (November 15, 2012)
  • Gannon, Michelle. NWP Connect Community Builders Meeting. Presented at the NWP 2011 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (November 17, 2011)