Esther volunteers as the Associate Editor of the blog Connecting Writing Centers Across Borders, a blog of WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship. In this role, she co-hosts and produces the blog’s podcast Slow Agency. She also oversees the co-editing of articles tackling writing center issues in the African region.
Esther Namubiru is a doctoral student in the Writing & Rhetoric program at George Mason University. Her research focuses on writing center and program administration within African contexts. Her other research interests include community literacy, multilingualism, writing across the disciplines (WAC), writing in the disciplines (WID), digital rhetoric and digital literacy.
In the past, Esther has taught graduate and undergraduate academic-writing courses for native and non-native speakers of English and developed writing course curriculum and curriculum training material for Mason faculty who work with multilingual writers in writing-intensive courses.
While receiving her MA in Linguistics from the University of Virginia, her BA in Organizational Communication at Mason, and her Associate Degree in Communication, Esther was a writing consultant at those respective institutions which grew her passion for writing and the writing center field.