Louise Harrison Lepera has taught writing at MIT since 2002. She currently teaches CI-HW classes on Contemporary Rhetoric and Autobiographical Writing in the Writing, Rhetoric, and Professional Communication program and also partners with other SHASS instructors as a CI-H Writing Advisor. Louise is also a co-editor of Angles, a collection of the best pieces from introductory writing courses at MIT. She holds a B.A. in American Studies and English from the University of Hull in the U.K. and an M.A. in English from Boston University, where she also completed Ph.D. coursework in Literature. Her research interests include writing pedagogy, autobiographical genres, the interactions of place and cartography with literary texts, and early twentieth-century British Literature. When she’s not working at MIT, Louise likes to spend time with her family, volunteer at her local youth theatre, take art classes, and knit.