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Bryan Kopp

Associate Professor
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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Specialty area(s)

Rhetorical Genre Studies; Writing in the Professions/Disciplines; Cultural Studies/Critical Theory; Scholarship of Teaching & Learning

Brief biography

Associate Chair
426G Wimberly Hall
Department of English

Teaching & Learning Specialist
161C Wing Hall
Center for Advancing Teaching & Learning

Lesson Study Project Associate Director
Lesson Study Project | Center for Advancing Teaching & Learning (CATL)

Current courses at UWL

ENG 413: Capstone Research Project


Ph.D. in English/Rhetoric and Composition
Purdue University, August 2000

M.A. in English
Drake University, May 1993

B.A. in English (Minor, Philosophy)
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, May 1991


Teaching history

Courses Taught at UW-L
ENG 497: Seminar in Rhetoric & Writing Studies
(Topics: "Genre & Culture," "Visual Rhetoric," "Rhetorics of Reality")
ENG 450: English Internship
ENG 413: Writing Portfolio
ENG 403: Individual Projects
ENG 342: The Essay
ENG 335: Introduction to Professional Writing
ENG 334: Language Studies for Secondary Teachers
ENG 333: Introduction to Rhetoric & Writing Studies
ENG 327: Publishing in the Digital Age
ENG 314: Grant Writing
ENG 313: Prose Style and Editing
ENG 311 (Formerly 355/422): Critical Theory
ENG 307: Writing for Management, Public Relations and the Professions
ENG 306: Writing in Education
ENG 304: Writing in the Arts & Humanities
ENG 303: Advanced Composition
ENG 301: Foundations for Literary Studies
ENG 200: Literature and the Human Experience
ENG 110: College Writing
ENG 050: Fundamentals of Composition



Bryan Kopp and Kate Parker, both CATL; Nese Nasif, College of Business Administration; and Edward Kim, Mathematics & Statistics; presented "Inclusive Teaching Institute" at Council on Undergraduate Research: Centering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity on June 24 online.

Submitted on: July 14, 2021



Bryan Kopp and Kate Parker, both English; Nese Nasif, Marketing; and Edward Kim, Mathematics & Statistics; designed content and facilitated activites for "UWL Inclusive Teaching Institute". The 2nd annual week-long institute was co-sponsored by the Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning and the Institute for Social Justice. Participants explored inclusive teaching practices and social justice pedagogies as they work independently on redesigning one course for spring 2021.

Submitted on: Feb. 7, 2021



Bryan Kopp and Darci Thoune, both English; and Patrick Barlow, Psychology; presented "Translating Data into Action: Coordinating University and Program-Specific Writing Assessment" at the College Composition and Communication conference on April 8, 2016 in Houston, TX.

Submitted on: April 14, 2016