Lindsay Ellis

Criticism, Fiction

Lindsay Ellis is an Associate Professor of English at Grand Valley State University, where she also directs Writing Across the Curriculum and the Lake Michigan Writing Project. A scholar and activist, she uses her understanding of literature, language, and written argumentation to support teachers, quality schools and healthy ecosystems.

Ellis spent a year as a visiting scholar at the University of Amsterdam, studying argumentation and conflict resolution. She also teaches summer institutes on writing instruction for K-12 teachers. Ellis holds a B.A. from Wheaton College, an M.A. in Humanities from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in English and Education from the University of Michigan. 

Festival Years: 2012