Charles Paine

Charles Paine is an associate professor of English at the University of New Mexico, where he teaches first-year writing, professional writing, and the history of rhetoric. A member of the Executive Board of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, he has written The Resistant Writer (SUNY Press 1999) and a first-year writing textbook, Writing Today (Longman 2010). From 1998–2008, he served as director of UNM's core writing division.

Essays Toward an Informed Practice