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Carol Rutz

Carol Rutz

Education & Professional History

Gustavus Adolphus College, BA; Hamline University, MA; University of Minnesota, PhD.

At Carleton since 1983.

Professional Organizations & Affiliations

Council of Writing Program Administrators

National Council of Teachers of English

Conference on College Composition and Communication

Association of American Colleges and Universities

As Listed on Department Staff Pages


Carol Rutz has directed the College Writing Program since 1997. In addition to teaching at least two writing courses per year, she works closely with faculty to help them employ writing in their courses--whatever the discipline. Recently, she has been active in the Quantitative Inquiry, Reasoning, and Knowledge (QuIRK) initiative, which seeks to teach students to use quantitative reasoning in written argument. Her research interests include response to student writing, assessment of writing, and assessment of faculty development. Degrees: Gustavus Adolphus, B.A.; Hamline, M.A.; Minnesota, PhD.

Profile updated March 18, 2017

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