Paige Mitchell

Lecturer in Composition
Director of the Writing Center
PhD Candidate

413 Neville Hall
Orono ME 04469-5752

Office Telephone: 207.581.3832


Office Hours – by appointment


Paige Mitchell directs the University of Maine’s Writing Center and is a PhD candidate concentrating in Writing Center administration, literacy, and writing studies. She obtained her MA in English, concentrating in gender and critical analysis; her BA with a double concentration in creative writing and professional and technical writing, and is an Honors College graduate. Her research interests include Writing Center collaborative practice, multimodal design, assessment, and translingual pedagogy.

Mitchell is responsible for directing the Writing Center and teaching ENG 395: Writing Center Internship, the seminar in training peer-tutors. She also teaches our Translingual section of ENG 101; ENG 317: Business and Technical Writing, and an annual course for blind and visually impaired students coordinated through Maine’s department of Labor.

Courses Taught:

At the University of Maine:

ENG 101: College Composition

ENG 100/106: College Comp Stretch

ENG 129: Topics in English; Southern Gothic

ENG 129: Topics in English; Translingual Writing

ENG 212: Persuasive & Analytical Writing

ENG 395: English Internship

Study Group

English for Academic purposes (EAP), introductory levels: Reading and Writing

At Ellsworth Senior College

Maine’s French Experience