Jim Henry has published widely on writing pedagogy in various contexts, including first-year composition, technical writing, professional writing, and writing across the curriculum. He is a reviewer for CE, TCQ, BCQ, and CCC.
He is past director of the UH Writing Mentors and current director of the Mānoa Writing Program. He also coordinates Sustainable Composition I—sections of English 100 organized around themes of sustainability. Current research projects include posthumanism and technical communication, professional writing and performance, and place-based writing theory applied across the curriculum.
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30-11:30, and by appointment via e-mail
Areas of Interest
composition studies, workplace and work life writing, technical/professional communication, auto/ethnography, mentoring, writing performance
Board of Regents' Medal for Excellence in Teaching, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (2009)
Outstanding Teaching Award, George Mason University (2004)
Distinguished Publication Award, Association for Business Communication, for Writing Workplace Cultures: An Archaeology of Professional Writing (2001)
Best Article on Methods of Teaching Technical and Scientific Writing, NCTE Committee on Technical and Scientific Communication (1996)
PhD, University of Pennsylvania Licence, Université de Genève
MA, Webster University in Geneva
BA, Princeton University