Rebecca G. Harper is an assistant professor at Augusta University. She received her Ph.D. in Language and Literacy from the University of South Carolina and gained hands-on experience as a middle school writing teacher. Dr. Harper is known for her energetic and engaging presentations as well as her passion for literacy. Her research interests include content-area literacy, student conceptualization of writing, teacher beliefs, and critical literacy. She lives in Aiken, SC with her husband, Will, and children, Amelia, Macy Belle, and Vin.