Cristyn L. ElderMember
Rhetoric and Writing Program
Cristyn is associate professor in the Rhetoric and Writing Program at the University of New Mexico. She supports historically underrepresented student populations through her teaching and research in writing program administration, writing across the curriculum, and composition studies. Cristyn has published in Across the Disciplines, CCC, Composition Forum, Composition Studies, Writing Center Journal, and WPA: Writing Program Administration. She is co-editor of the collection Defining, Locating, and Addressing Bullying in the WPA Workplace (2019, Utah State University Press) and is co-founder and co-editor of Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society. She is also a co-founder of WPA-GO (the Council of Writing Program Administrators Graduate Student Organization). Cristyn received UNM’s 2018-2019 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, 2015-2016 Outstanding New Teacher of the Year Award, and 2015 Golden Louie for Outstanding Faculty Student-Service Provider. She is co-recipient of the 2016 Award for Innovation from the Council on Basic Writing.