Woodworth, Elizabeth

TitleAssociate Professor/Director of Composition
DepartmentEnglish & Philosophy
OfficeEnglish and Philosophy
Office HoursBy Appointment
Office Location334 Liberal Arts


Dr. Elizabeth D. Woodworth is the director of composition at Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) and an associate professor in the Department of English and Philosophy. She earned her Ph.D. at Texas Christian University in English with areas of specialty in rhetoric/composition and 19th century British literature. She earned her master’s degree from California State University, San Bernardino with a specialty in composition and her bachelor’s degree in English at Boise State University. She is a member of the editorial staff at Writing Spaces (http://writingspaces.org), an open educational resource with two volumes available online, a third in production, with a fourth planned for 2014. Dr. Woodworth has published in Victorian Poetry, Browning Society Notes, The Journal of Basic Writing, The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning, with forthcoming essays in Studies in Browning and His Circle and Writing Spaces, Vol. 3. Dr. Woodworth also specializes in curriculum development; she spent eight years as a professional writer and in executive management working for educational publishing firms in New York, Dallas, and Washington, D.C. developing national reading and writing programs for grades K-12. In summer 2011, she led the team who designed, developed, and established the Center for Writing Excellence at the Air War College (Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base) where she served as a writing consultant through early 2013. At AUM, she teaches freshman composition, Honors Program seminars (interdisciplinary), writing pedagogy, and 19th century British literature.

EducationPhd, TCU, Victorian Literature/Rhetoric & Composition
MA, CSUSB, English Composition
BA, Boise State, English