Edgar Singleton

Edgar  Singleton

Edgar Singleton

Director of First-Year Writing Program



408 Denney Hall
Columbus campus

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Areas of Expertise

  • Composition and rhetoric
  • Writing program administration


  • PhD, The Ohio State University, 1992
  • MA, The Ohio State University, 1986
  • MM, Bowling Green State University, 1983
  • BA, Bowling Green State University, 1980



Edgar Singleton has worked with the first-year writing program since 1998 and served as director since 2012. In that role, he is responsible for the curriculum of English 1110 as well as training and oversight of the graduate students who begin their teaching at Ohio State with this course. The first-year writing program team, including graduate students in leadership roles, has created a custom text of the course and has presented annually at the Conference of Writing Program Administrators. Edgar teaches English 678 Introduction to Teaching First-Year English and a range of writing classes including most recently English 2367.01 with the theme of diversity and national identity.

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