Lizbett Tinoco

Dr. Lizbett Tinoco is an Assistant Professor of English and Director of Writing Across the Curriculum at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. She earned her Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). She completed her M.A. in English from California State University, Bakersfield and her B.A. in English from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Her research focuses on writing program administration, two-year college writing studies, and antiracist writing assessment. Her current research projects examine the use of labor-based grading in first-year composition courses at A&M-SA and workload issues related to community college English faculty. She currently co-chairs the Two-Year College English Association (TYCA) workload issues committee and is part of the editorial team for the Journal of Writing Assessment. Her publications appear in Community College Journal of Research and Practice, Journal of Writing Assessment, Composition Forum, and various edited collections. She is currently co-editing a special issue of Teaching English in the Two-Year College on contract grading at two-year colleges and an edited collection on feedback titled Reconceptualizing Response: Using Instructor Feedback to Promote Equity and Linguistic Justice in the Writing Classroom. She has presented her research at national and international conferences including the Conference on College Composition and Communication, the National Council of Teachers of English, the Council of Writing Program Administrators, and the International Writing Centers Association. Dr. Tinoco was awarded the 2018 Council of Writing Program Administrators Award for Graduate Writing in WPA Studies for her work on writing program administration at community colleges. As a Latina and first-generation college graduate, Dr. Tinoco is committed to building equitable and sustainable practices in pedagogy, research, program development, and community engagement. When taking a break from academic work, Dr. Tinoco enjoys traveling, watching college football, spending time with her dog, and visiting her family in California.


Lizbett Tinoco

College Of Arts And Sciences

Department of Language, Literature, and Arts

Assistant Professor

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Course Teachings

ENGL 4398 400 Senior Seminar Spring 2024 Syllabus
ENGL 4342 001 Rhetoric and Culture Spring 2024 Syllabus
ENGL 5306 200 Thesis Spring 2024 Syllabus