Lee Skallerup Bessette

Lee Skallerup Bessette grew up Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Her undergraduate degree is in Professional Writing from the Unversité de Sherbrooke and her MA is in Comparative Canadian Literature from the same. Her Ph.D. is from the University of Alberta in Comparative Literature. Her academic interests are varied: postcolonial speculative fiction, contemporary Haitian literature, translation studies, and life writing. She primarily teaches writing, and thus is also interested in pedagogy, non-traditional learners, and the integration of technology and social media in the classroom. Having taught in two Canadian provinces and three States, both on and off the tenure-track, she writes about issues currently facing higher education, women, and the ever-expanding contingent labor force as well. In her free time, she is also trying to branch out as an Edupreneur.

Lee is a member of the editorial collective at University of Venus. You can also visit her blog at collegereadywriting.blogspot.com and follow her on Twitter (@readywriting). She can be reached by email at lee.bessette@gmail.com.

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Most Recent Articles

June 11, 2015
Especially when you don't even know anymore what "it" is. 
June 8, 2015
How we are judged.
June 3, 2015
I have some (strong) thoughts on an idea that is making the rounds. 
May 5, 2015
Thinking about content for #Rhizo15.
April 27, 2015
Lessons from coaching my son's soccer team, carrying over. 
April 22, 2015
My thoughts on the latest news about the Starbucks-ASU partnership.
April 16, 2015
What we can't see, because we we are too invested in a dominant narrative.
April 7, 2015
Finding out that, yes, people are actually engaging with my scholarship! 
March 31, 2015
On finding out that I can be happy doing other things. It might be analogous to something...
March 30, 2015
Tenure and choices.


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