Dean, School of Adult & Graduate Studies and External Programs
Accreditation Liaison
Assistant Professor of English

Office Phone: 423.664.9880
Box: 7810

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. coursework, English, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A. English, Rhetoric, New Mexico State University
  • B.A. English, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida

Professional Associations

  • Association of Teachers of Technical Writing
  • Christian Educators in TESOL Caucus
  • International Writing Center Association

Selected Publications

  • Harle, Jr., William (2009). Sharpening The Whalebone Of Change: Transforming Traditional Intellectualism Through Organic Writing Center Practice. Paper presented at the annual Southeastern Writing Center Association conference, Greensboro, NC.
  • Pascucci, M., Harle, Jr., W., & Abernathy, H. (2009). Una Comunidad Para La Composicion Y La Colaboracion En El Aprendizaje Del Espanol. Collaborative presentation at the annual American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Albuquerque, NM.
  • Harle, Jr., William. (2005). Negotiating Borders: Exploring Real and Imagined Borders of Conflict through Composition. Paper presented at the annual Kroc Institute of International Peace Studies, Notre Dame University.
  • Harle, Jr., William. (2005). Two Errors Don’t Make One Write: Responding to Second-Language Composition from Varied English Genres. Paper presented at the Rhetoric Symposium, Texas A&M, Commerce.
  • Harle, Jr., William. (2004) Ensuring a Seat at the Table: Considering Response and Revision in Second-Language Writing. Paper presented at the Bi-annual Symposium of Second-language Writing, Purdue University.
  • Clason, S., Eyerman, A., McNamara, K., & Harle, W. (2004). Paideia 7: Gateways to English 111 Rhetoric and Composition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Topics of Expertise

  • Applied Linguistics
  • Composition and Writing Center Theory
  • Contrastive and Intercultural Rhetorics
  • Professional and Technical Communication
  • Second-Language Writing