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Jim Henry

Associate Professor
Director Mānoa Writing ProgramMore

Jim Henry
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 CETCQ, BCQ, and CCC. Scholarly publications, syllabi for all courses taught, and other endeavors can be found by consulting his website, linked under "Contact."

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.

Office Hours

MWF, 1:00-1:20 and 2:20-3:00, and by appointment via e-mail

Areas of Interest

composition studies, workplace and work life writing, technical/professional communication, auto/ethnography, mentoring, writing performance, writing across the curriculum


  • 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


Spring Semester 2014

Course Title Time  
ENG 705(1) Seminar in Composition Studies (CR) R 6:30-9:00 Edit

Fall Semester 2013

Course Title Time  
ENG 100(23) Composition I MWF 1:30-2:20 Edit

Spring Semester 2013

Course Title Time  
ENG 409(1) St/Comp/Rhet/Language (Perf Prof as Wtr) TR 12:00-1:15 Edit

Fall Semester 2012

Course Title Time  
ENG 605(1) Theory & Practice Teaching Composition (CR) M 6:30-9:00 Edit

Fall Semester 2010

Course Title Time  
ENG 464(1) Worklife Writing (Studies in Lifewriting) W 12:30-3:00 Edit