Nier-Weber, Daneryl


Nier-Weber, Dani
Dr. Daneryl Nier-Weber
Director of the Writing Center and Assistant Professor of Composition
Division of Communication and the Arts
Contact Information:
dweber@pitt.edu
814-362-7594
250 Hanley Library/ Hanley 206

Degrees and Credentials:
Ph.D. English with a concentration in Rhetoric and Composition, Ball State University 2011
M.A. English, Butler University 2005
B.A. Elementary Education, Smith College 1982


Short Bio:
Dani Weber earned her B.A. in Elementary Education from Smith College, her M.A. in English from Butler University, and her Ph.D. in English with a concentration in Rhetoric and Composition from Ball State University.  Before joining the Pitt-Bradford faculty as the Writing Center Director, Dani served as Visiting Director of Eastern Oregon University's Writing Center in La Grande, OR, where she also taught a variety of writing classes on campus and online such as composition, methods of tutoring writing, argumentation, and technical writing.  Dani lived in Germany for over a decade, teaching English as a foreign language, and for many years was also an active member of various fiction writing critique groups.  She regularly teaches Comp I and Comp II and has also occasionally taught sections of literature, professional writing, and freshman seminar.