Dan Melzer, Ph.D.

Dan Melzer

University Reading and Writing Coordinator
Sacramento State

Office: 151 Caleveras Hall
Office Phone: (916) 278-6925
Email: melzer@csus.edu

Background Information

Dr. Melzer has a PhD in Composition Studies and coordinates the University Writing Center and the Writing Across the Curriculum program.

Research Interests

Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing Program Administration, Writing and Technology.


  • “WAC Websites as Knowledge Webs.” The WAC Journal. 17 (September 2006): 23-32.

  • “Responding to Research Writing.” Research Writing Revisited: A Sourcebook for Teachers. Eds. Wendy Bishop and Pavel Zemliansky. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2004.

  • "Assignments across the Curriculum: A Survey of College Writing.” Language and Learning Across the Disciplines. 6.1 (December 2002): 86-110.

  • “Pluralism in Practice: An Approach to Language Variety.” Included in English Studies: Learning Climates that Cultivate Racial and Ethnic Diversity. Eds. Sheri Fowler and Victor Villanueva. Washington, D.C.: AAHE, 2002.