Faculty Profile – Erica Frisicaro-Pawlowski

By | February 9, 2018
Dr. Erica Frisicaro-Pawlowski

Dr. Erica Frisicaro-Pawlowski

Dr. Erica Frisicaro-Pawlowski, associate professor of English at Daemen College, teaches a range of composition classes and courses in rhetoric, professional writing, and the English language. In her additional role as the college’s writing coordinator, she assists with composition placement, scheduling, and writing course instruction.

Most recently, Frisicaro-Pawlowski’s scholarly work has focused on the role of information literacy in writing instruction, along with her other research interests in the history and development of rhetoric and composition studies, and the influence of technology on students’ research writing practices. She will have an article published in September in the collection “Teaching Information Literacy and Writing Studies.” The article, “Knowledge Processes and Program Practices: Using the WPA Outcomes Statement and the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Curricular Renewal,” is co-written with Dr. Margaret Artman, assistant professor of English.

Frisicaro-Pawlowski has served as a reviewer for Composition Studies, Computers and Composition, and the International Journal of Library and Information Science. She is a member of the Council of Writing Program Administrators and the National Council of Teachers of English.

A Buffalo native, Frisicaro-Pawlowski enjoys Buffalo’s cultural events and the city’s architecture, live music, and traveling. She resides in Kenmore with her husband, Jay.