Alice Wrigglesworth

Alice Wrigglesworth

Alice Wrigglesworth

Assistant Professor

Writing instruction, peer feedback, and culture and learning

Alice Wrigglesworth is an Assistant Professor at George Mason University Korea. Since joining Mason Korea in the fall of 2017, she has taught writing across genres to students undertaking composition courses. She is on the Mason Korea Writing Competitions Committee, co-coordinating the biannual Freshman "Mason Reads" Essay Competition, Research Writing Competition, and Research Writing Workshop Series, and is currently serving as the Mason Korea Composition Program Coordinator. 

Professor Wrigglesworth has been teaching English language and composition at the university level for 18 years. Although primarily in Korea, she has also taught in Kuwait and China. Prior to settling in academia, she worked as a content developer and editor in educational publishing in both Australia and Korea. Currently a Ph.D. candidate researching how students engage with peer feedback in the writing classroom, she holds a B.A. in Journalism and Government Studies, an M.A. in Creative Writing, and an M.A. in Applied Linguistics.

Alice Wrigglesworth is originally from Brisbane, Australia, but she has spent more than half her life living abroad. In addition to Korea, China, and Kuwait, she has lived in Vanuatu, New Zealand, England, and the United States. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her reluctant teenage daughters, walking her dog, baking, and traveling.

Courses Taught

Mason Korea

Professional and Technical Writing | ENGH 388  from Fall 2023

Advanced Composition | ENGH 302

Composition | ENGH 101

Composition for Multilingual Writers | ENGH 100


Ph.D. Education, ABD, University of Southern Queensland, QLD, Australia

M.A. Applied Linguistics, University of New England, NSW, Australia

M.A. Creative Writing, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia

Dip. Book Editing & Publishing, Macleay College, NSW, Australia

B.A. Journalism, Government Studies [double major], University of Queensland, QLD, Australia

Recent Presentations

Panel Speaker, Panel Discussion, "On-Demand Presenter Discussion," Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference, Fairfax, VA, USA, September 24, 2021. [Online]

Presenter, On-Demand Session, "Knowing How, Knowing Who, Knowing What: Three Guiding Principles for Developing Collaborative Learning," Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference, Fairfax, VA, USA, September 21-24, 2021. [Online]

Panel Speaker, Panel Discussion, “GMU Korea: Challenges and Innovations,” Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference, Fairfax, VA, USA, September 24, 2019. [Online]