Official Job Title
Senior Academic Professional
Job Title(s)
Coordinator, Undergraduate Professional Communication Program (UPCP)
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Christina Bourgeois was born in Savannah, Georgia and has lived in California, Colorado, Texas, and South Carolina. She earned the B.A. in English from Armstrong Atlantic State University in 1994 and the M.A. in English from Clemson University in 1997.

Ms. Bourgeois joined the Georgia Tech faculty in May 2000 as Lecturer and Coordinator of the Undergraduate Professional Communications Program in ECE. She teaches the writing and oral communications component in ECE 2031 (Digital Design Laboratory), 3041 (Instrumentation and Circuits Laboratory), 3042 (Microsystems Circuits Laboratory), and 4000 (Project Engineering and Professional Practice). Prior to her appointment at Tech, Ms. Bourgeois was the Writing Center Director at Armstrong Atlantic State University where she also taught composition and rhetoric and several literature courses.

  • English as a Second Language (ESL) theory and pedagogy
  • Computer-mediated discourse (OWLS, MOOs)
  • Relationship between Writing Centers, Writing-Across-the-Curriculum (WAC), and Writing-in-the-Disciplines (WID) and their influence/role in engineering schools
Distinctions & Awards
  • Recipient, ECE Academic Spotlight Award, 2004
  • Faculty Advisor, ECESIS (ECE's multi-media webzine):">
  • Chair, Southeastern Writing Center Association Annual Conference (2000), Savannah, GA
  • Assistant Coordinator (registration), International Writing Center Association/Southeastern Writing Center Association Joint Conference (2002), Savannah, GA
  • Secretary, Southeastern Writing Center Association (2002-2004)
  • Member, ASEE
  • Member, IEEE
  • Member, IEEE Professional Communication Society
  • Member, Council of Writing Program Administrators
  • Member, National Writing Centers Association
  • Member, Southeastern Writing Center Association
  • Member, Society for Technical Communication