Michelle Stevier-Johanson, instructor of English and chair of DSU's writing committee,
directed the Writing Center and taught at Concordia College-Moorhead and Minnesota
State University before coming to DSU in 2008. After she received her master’s degree
in composition/literacy studies from Indiana University in 1996, she taught first-year
composition and developmental writing, writing about the environment, writing across
the curriculum, and women’s studies courses, including courses in the rhetorics of
resistance and empowerment. She has worked as a writing tutor, a summer writing program
instructor and coordinator, and a staff writer for advocacy organizations and U.S.
Senator Kent Conrad. Ms. Stevier-Johanson teaches Composition I, Composition II, and
technical writing in addition to the developmental / support writing courses ASC 087
and ASC 088.