Carmen Werder


Carmen Werder directs the Teaching-Learning Academy at Western Washington University, where she also teaches rhetoric and directs Writing Instruction Support. As a Carnegie Scholar, she initiated an ongoing study of the use of personal metaphors in developing a sense of agency. She has headed up both CASTL initiatives on working with students as co-inquirers in the scholarship of teaching and learning: the Sustaining Student Voices cluster (2003-06) and the current Institutional Leadership Program Student Voices themed group (2006-09).