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Jennifer Fletcher

School of Humanities & Communication

Contact information

(831) 582-3770

Building & room

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Office hours

Spring 2020: Tuesdays 1:00-3:00 pm


Teaching Areas:

British literature, writing and rhetoric, grammar, and adolescent literature

Research Interests:

Academic preparation, rhetorical literacies, and Victorian fiction

University and Community Interests:

CSU Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC) Steering Committee Chair

Recent Publications:

Teaching Literature Rhetorically: Transferable Literacy Skills for 21st Century Students (Stenhouse Publishers, 2018)

Teaching Arguments: Rhetorical Comprehension, Critique, and Response (Stenhouse Publishers, 2015)

Fostering Habits of Mind in Today’s Students: A New Approach to Developmental Education, edited by Jennifer Fletcher, Adela Najarro and Hetty Yelland (Stylus Publishing, 2015)

Jennifer Fletcher, “Assessing Rhetorically: Formative Assessment.” California English 18.4 (2013): 14-15

Jennifer Fletcher, "Critical Habits of Mind: Exposing the Process of Development," Liberal Education 99(1) (Winter 2013)

Rowlands, Kathleen Dudden, and Jennifer Fletcher. "Reconcilable Differences."California English. 15.3 (2010): 28-31

Street, Chris, Jennifer Fletcher, Marcy Merrill, Mira-Lisa Katz, and Zulmara Cline. "The Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC): Preparing All Students for College and Career." The California Reader. 42.1 (2008) 34-41

Fletcher, Jennifer, and Marcy Merrill. "Rhetoric Rising: New Directions in Teaching High School English." California English. 14.1 (2008): 24-26

Fletcher, Jennifer, and Marcy Merrill. "Reaping the Rewards: Two Views of the Early Assessment Program." California English. 13.1 (2007): 26-28

Fletcher, Jennifer. "Creating a Literate Lifestyle: Forming Reading and Writing Habits."Lesson Plans for Teaching Writing. Chris Dixon, ed. Urbana, IL: NCTE, 2007.

Fletcher, Jennifer. "Reaching Higher with Rhetoric." California English. 12:3 (2007): 17-19.

Fletcher, Jennifer. "Supporting English Language Learners with SALT." California English. 12:3 (2006): 26-28.

Fletcher, Jennifer. "Capital Fellows: Manhood, the Market, and Household Management in Dombey and Son and Hard Times." British and American Studies. 9 (2003): 27-36.