Director, First Year Writing and Rhetoric; Professor of the Practice, University Writing Program
Patrick Clauss studies the relationships among argumentation theory, composition theory and pedagogy, and rhetoric. He teaches Multimedia Writing and Rhetoric and a graduate practicum on the teaching of writing. In the spring of 2014, he was named a recipient of the Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C. Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. He is currently a member of the College Board’s Curriculum Committee for the AP Language and Composition course and examination.