Eileeen Lagman
Assistant Professor in the Program for Writing and Rhetoric

Areas of Specialty


Eileen Lagman is an assistant professor with the English Department and the Program for Writing and Rhetoric (PWR). She received her PhD in English with a concentration in Writing Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research focuses on ethnographic studies of literacy learning with additional interest in migration, economics, and affect theory. Her current project, Literacy Remains: Learning and Loss in the Brain Drain of Filipino Migrant Labor, examines the effects of “brain drain,” or the mass migration of skilled labor on literacy education in the Philippines.