Steven Joseph Lamos
Interim Director • Associate Professor
Program in Writing and Rhetoric • Department of English

Steve Lamos has taught a wide range of writing and pedagogy courses since 2005 for both the CU Boulder Program for Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) and the Department of English. He is presently Interim Director of the PWR, where he works with his colleagues to shape the present and future direction of curriculum, staffing, budget, and student support. Lamos has also published a range of work directly relevant to writing program administration. His book Interests and Opportunities: Race, Racism, and University Writing Instruction in the Post-Civil Rights Era (Pitt UP, 2011) was the winner of a 2013 honorable mention for Outstanding Book from the Conference on College Composition and Communication, and his article “Toward Job Security for Teaching-Track Composition Faculty: Recognizing and Rewarding Affective-Labor-in-Space” won the 2016 Richard Ohmann Award for Outstanding Article in College English. Lamos is presently working on a book titled Resonant Rhythms: Drumming, Writing, and Professing a Literate Life that explores connections between academic work and musical performance.  In addition to spending time with his family, Steve enjoys mountain biking, skiing, and drumming.

It is important that a flagship research institution like ours work to continue expanding relationships with various stakeholders across southern Colorado and beyond.  ~Steven Lamos