2014-2015  Teaching Assistant, Teacher Education Program, UCSB

Education 330 – Writing Project Approaches to Teaching Composition, K-College

  • Coached students in NWP approaches to writing instruction
  • Discussed writing theory as well as practical applications of that theory

2013-Present   Writing Peer, Graduate Division, University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Mentored graduate students across the discipline on writing journal articles, theses, exams, and dissertations
  • Wrote regular articles to the GradPost – gradpost.ucsb.edu
  • Conducted workshops throughout the school year on writing, publishing, and research

Selected Writing Peer Workshops and Presentations

Trust, T. & Dippre, R. (2014, March). GGSE Grad Slam Workshop. Presented to the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, University of California, Santa Barbara

Dippre, R. (2014, February). Writing a Literature Review. Presented at the Higher Education Action Research Consortium, University of California, Santa Barbara

Dippre, R. (2014, January). Literature Review Workshop. Workshop for the Graduate Division, University of California, Santa Barbara

Trust, T. & Dippre, R. (2014, December). Delivering Great Presentations Workshop.  Workshop for the Graduate Division, University of California, Santa Barbara

Dippre, R. & Trust, T. (2013, November). Turning Course Papers into Publishable Articles Workshop. Workshop for the Graduate Division, University of California, Santa Barbara

2012-Present   M.Ed. Facilitator, Teacher Education Program, UCSB

  • Mentored small groups of M.Ed. teacher candidates during their placements
  • Facilitated small group peer response and discussion of thesis chapters
  • Provided feedback for the successful completion of candidates’ M.Ed. theses


2015-Present   Assistant Professor of English, University of Maine

English 101English Composition

English 301 – Advanced Composition

2014-2015   Adjunct Instructor, Brooks Institute of Photography

English 101 – English Composition

English 201 – Advanced English Composition

2011-2014       Adjunct Instructor, Santa Barbara Business College

Communication 200 – Public Speaking

English 105 – Introduction to College Writing

English 210 – English Reading and Composition

English 325 – American Literature

English 330 – Argumentative Writing

GED Preparation Course

2012        Instructor of Record, UC Santa Barbara

RMP – Research Mentorship Program, Summer Session

2012-Present   Teaching Assistant, UC Santa Barbara

Writing 2 – Academic Writing, Writing Program (sole teaching responsibility)

Comm. 1 – Introduction to Communication, Communication Department

Comm. 88 – Communication Research Methods, Communication Department

Comm. 89 – Theories of Communication, Communication Department

Comm. 122 – Organizational Communication, Communication Department

INT 95 – Introduction to the Modern Research University, FSSP


2006-2011       English Teacher, Delaware Valley High School, Milford, PA

District Summer School – Grades 7-12

Concepts of English 9 – Basic English, Grade 9

English 9 – College Preparation English, Grade 9

Advanced English 9 – Grade 9

English 10 – College Preparation World Literature, Grade 10

Advanced English 10 – World Literature, Grade 10

Concepts of American Literature – Basic American Literature, Grade 11

American Literature and Rhetoric – College Preparation English, Grade 11

Advanced American Literature – Grade 11

English Literature – College Preparation English, Grade 12