Andrea Rosso Efthymiou is Assistant Professor of Writing Studies and Composition at Hofstra University, where she is also Director of the Writing Center. Prior to joining Hofstra, Andrea worked as the Associate Director of the Beren Writing Center at Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University.
In Fall 2017, Andrea chaired the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing (NCPTW) at Hofstra University, welcoming over 400 attendees to 136 different presentations. Andrea regularly mentors tutors’ research and accompanies tutors when they present at national and regional writing center conferences. Her students frequently publish their work in venues like Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in Writing and Rhetoric and The Dangling Modifier.
Andrea co-authored “Writing Centers and Institutional Missions: Complicated Negotiations” with Lauren Fitzgerald in Alignment and Innovation: Taking a Critical Look at Institutional Mission, edited by Joseph Janangelo for Parlor Press. Andrea is currently working on a project that documents tutors’ civic engagement as part of writing center and institutional assessment.