Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures
Denise Acevedo
Home > People > Faculty > Denise Acevedo


Denise Acevedo

Assistant Professor

Office: 165 Bessey Hall

Email: acevedo@msu.edu

WeChat: DrAcevedo

Research Areas

margianalized students; motivational rhetoric; faculty development


I am currently facilitating a writing project that encourages writing faculty and graduate students as project participants to identify and bond with [their] authentic personal and professional selves through collaboration, reflection, and writing, "Transforming Teaching Through Reflective Writing Experiences: Reflections of Michigan State University Writing Faculty."


Doctorate in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.), May 2008

Representative Work

I am currently the founder and Chapter President of the Greater Lansing Chapter (GLC) of the Women's National Book Association (WNBA).

The GLC celebrated their first year as a chapter in May 2017 and is the only chapter that encourages students (ages 13+) to join ($10 yearly membership fee) and participate in a professional development organization that provides structured opportunities to meet, network, and engage in the promotion of books and literacy through community programs and events.

Selected Courses Taught

1. WRA 101 (former WRA 150), Writing as Inquiry
2. VetBound Summer 2015 Course for ESP 1 and ESP 2 students
3. UGS 101 - Success Strategies in Higher Education