Native to southern California, Dr. Sohui Lee is a Lecturer in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric at Stanford, where she has been teaching since 2001. She was also Associate Director of the Hume Writing Center in 2010-2011 and Assistant Director in 2007-2009. She graduated with a B.A. in English and German literature at UCLA. She received a M.A. and Ph.D. in English Literature and Language at Boston University. In 2000, she studied at St. Hugh's College, Oxford, as a visiting scholar. She is co-editor of the book The Routledge Reader on Writing Centers and New Media (February 2013). She has published numerous articles and book chapters in multiliteracies, writing center studies, technology and writing, and nineteenth century American rhetoric.
Dr. Lee has enjoyed teaching at Stanford and working with Stanford students for over ten years. She is currently teaching freshman writing and rhetoric courses and sophomore level rhetoric courses focused on visual design and communication (advertising, information design, infographics). Past WR 2 courses (Got Ads?) ask students to design and create concept ads by employing visual design as well as conduct market research to analyze audience and industry competition. Samples of student ads are available to Stanford community members on Visual Resources Center database: (http://www.stanford.edu/dept/vrc/cgi-bin/cms/index.php?page=41).
Please refer her personal website for examples of syllabi.
Routledge Reader on Writing Centers and New Media. Co-edited with Russell Carpenter (Routledge 2013).
Articles and Book Chapters
"Invention in Two Parts: Multimodal Communication and Space Design." With Christine Alfano and Russell Carpenter. Cases for HIgher Education Spaces: Innovation, Collaboration, and Technology (collection). (IGI Global Press, 2012).
"Beyond the Dissertation: Writing Center and the Dissertation Boot Camp," (with Chris Golde, Associate Vice Provost of Graduate Education at Stanford University). Writing Lab Newsletter (Fall 2012).
"The Idea of a Multiliteracy Center. Six Responses." With Jackie Grutsch McKinney, David Sheridan, Nancy Grimm, Naomi Silver, Valerie Balaster. Praxis 9.2 (2012).
"Fair Use and the Vulnerability of Criticism on the Internet." Composition and Copyright: Perspectives on Teaching, Text-making, and Fair Use (collection). (SUNY Press 2008).
Teaching Central. (Online tutorial) Bedford/St. Martin Press. 2009. Search: Visual Rhetoric > Teaching Advice.
Romantic Border Crossings (collection). 2008.
Symbiosis: A Journal of Anglo-American Literary Relations. January 2007.
Britain and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History: A Multidisciplinary Encyclopedia. 2005.
“Sullen Fires Across the Atlantic”: Essays in Romanticism (collection). 2006.
Romanticism on the Net. May-August 2005.
American Periodicals. April 2004.
Symbiosis: A Journal of Anglo-American Literary Relations. October 2000.