Author Jim Purdy

Jim Purdy

James P. Purdy is an associate professor of English and director of the University Writing Center at Duquesne University, where he was awarded the 2016 McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts Excellence in Teaching Award. He has also won several awards for his scholarship, including the 2011 Ellen Nold Award for the Best Article in Computers and Composition Studies and the 2008 Kairos Best Webtext Award (both with Joyce R. Walker) as well as two awards at the Independent Publisher Book Awards for volumes he co-edited with Randall McClure, the Bronze Medal in the Education Theory/Commentary Category for The Next Digital Scholar: A Fresh Approach to the Common Core State Standards in Research and Writing in 2015 and the Silver Medal in the Education Theory/Commentary Category for The New Digital Scholar: Exploring and Enriching the Research and Writing Practices of NextGen Students in 2014.