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Trisha Egbert, PhD

Patricia Egbert, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of English and Philosophy


  • EdD, Education, Rowan University, 2011
  • MS, Education, Texas A&M University, 2007
  • BA, English, Rutgers University, 2005

Curriculum Vitae:

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Research Interests:

  • English
  • Writing
  • Pedagogy
  • Learning Communities
  • STEM writing support


Trisha Egbert has taught various writing courses for 12+ years. She began teaching at Drexel University in 2011 and was elevated to Assistant Professor in the English & Philosophy department in 2022. From 2012-2022, Trisha was an Associate Professor in the Writing Programs and Coordinator of the Writing Center at The University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. She holds a B.A in English from Rutgers University (2005), a M.S. degree from Texas A&M University (2007) and her Ed.D. from Rowan University (2011). Trisha’s scholarship focuses on learning community research and academic writing support services for first-generation, minority, female and low-income students in STEM. Her most recent publications include an article in Across the Disciplines and a book chapter in the anthology Writing Centers and Learning Commons: The Politics and Pedagogy of Sharing Common Ground.

Selected Publications:

  • Corbett, Steven J., Teagan E. Decker, and Maria Soriano, editors (2023). Writing Centers and Learning Commons: The Politics and Pedagogy of Sharing Common Ground. Utah State University Press/University Press of Colorado.
  • Hanganu-Bresch, C., Everett, J., Egbert, P., Charneski, L. & Slosky, G. (2023). Sustainable Writing Support in a 2nd Year Pharmacy Course for Across the Disciplines.
  • Egbert, P. D. (2020, August 13). Nurturing a Supportive and Inclusive Community of Learners. Remote Teaching at Drexel from the Remote Teaching Task Force’s Success Stories: Lessons Learned from Teaching Remotely.
  • Egbert, P., J. Everett, F. Crockett, S. Farrell, and M. Staehle (2018) "Growing an engineering living and learning community", Global Journal of Engineering Education, 20(1):23-29.
  • Everett, J., P. Zobel (2012) “Student Connections and Retention through an On-Campus Residential Learning Community for First-Year Underrepresented and Low-Income Students,” 2012 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, San Antonio, TX.