Esther Namubiru

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Esther Namubiru

Email: enamubir@gmu.edu

Phone: 1+ 703 993 3639

Campus: Fairfax


At INTO Mason, Esther R. Namubiru teaches writing to multilingual and international non-native speakers of English. Ms. Namubiru also advocates for the development and success of the whole student through her work as an advisor with the Honors College at George Mason University.

Outside her work with students, Ms. Namubiru promotes faculty development efforts within and outside INTO Mason. In addition to running the INTO Mason Faculty Assembly as Vice-Chair and then Chair from August 2018 to May 2020, she has designed web-based teaching resources in her role as the 2018-2019 Faculty Fellow for Language Diversity at the George Mason Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning and consulted with the George Mason Writing Across the Curriculum committee. She has also conducted faculty workshops and presented at local and national conferences regarding language and writing instruction. 

Ms. Namubiru started teaching as a full-time instructor in 2016. Prior to that, she tutored extensively within the writing center community. Currently, Ms. Namubiru is the Associate Editor of Connecting Writing Across Borders, a blog of the WLN Journal of Writing Center Scholarship. In this role, she writes and co-edits articles, and collaborates with Writing Program Administrators (WPAs) across the globe to provide them the resources they need to run their writing centers. 

Ms. Namubiru holds a BA in Organizational Communication from George Mason University with a minor in Conflict Analysis and Resolution and an MA in Linguistics from the University of Virginia. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Writing and Rhetoric. Her research interests include writing program administration, multilingualism, community writing, curriculum development, literacy policies in post-colonial societies, and language and identity.