D. Alexis Hart

Professional Title

Associate Professor of English, Director of Writing, Director of First Year Experience


Peer Tutoring, Undergraduate Research, Veteran Studies, Writing Centers, Writing Studies


B.A., The University of Rochester; Ph.D., The University of Georgia

Alexis Hart’s research fields of interest include writing studies, undergraduate research, and veteran studies. She is the editor of “How to Start an Undergraduate Research Journal,” by the Council on Undergraduate Research. Accolades include winner of the Richard Braddock Memorial Award presented to the author(s) of the outstanding article on writing or the teaching of writing in the journal College Composition and Communication for her co-written essay “Veterans in the Writing Classroom: Three Programmatic Approaches to Facilitate the Transition from the Military to Higher Education" (2017), participation in Elon University's Writing Beyond the University: Fostering Writers’ Lifelong Learning and Agency Research Seminar (2019-2021), the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute “Veterans in Society,” Ambiguities and Representations (2016), and the inaugural Dartmouth Summer Seminar for Composition Research (2011).