Lisa Sperber teaches a range of writing upper and lower division composition courses, with a specialization in Writing in Health and Writing in Education.
Ph.D. in English, University of California, Davis, 2012
M.A. in English, University of California, Davis, 2000
B.A., Sarah Lawrence College, 1994
Aaron Swartz Award for Best Web Text, Writing Commons, 2020.
Academic Federation Professional Development Award, 2019.
Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, 2008 (UCD)
"Making What We Know Explicit: Perspectives on Graduate Writing Consultants on Supporting Graduate Writers." Praxis: A Writing Center Journal. Forthcoming Spring 2022
“Contract Grading Assessment Ecologies: A Heuristic for WPAs Adopting Contract Grading.” Dan Melzer, Sarah Faye, Erika I-Tremblay and Lisa Sperber. Under Review at Writing Program Administrators.
“So, Your Instructor is Using Contract Grading,” Sarah Faye, D.J. Quinn, Dan Melzer, and Lisa Sperber. Writing Commons— an online encyclopedia for writers, 2019.
Teachers on the Edge: The WOE Interviews: 1989-2017. David Masiel, Lisa Sperber, John Boe and Eric Schroeder. Routledge, 2017.