Lynne Ronesi is Assistant Professor in the Department of Writing Studies at the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. She teaches undergraduate writing courses and trains peer writing tutors. She has also trained undergraduate tutors to support non-native-speaking classmates at the University of Rhode Island, and directed the Writing Center at Al Akhawayn University in Morocco. Her research and teaching interests revolve around writing across the curriculum, tutor training, new literacies, and language and identity. She has been published in the Writing Center Journal, Across the Disciplines, and Writing Programs Worldwide: Profiles of Academic Writing Worldwide, as well as in a number of edited collections.