Alice Wrigglesworth

Alice Wrigglesworth

Alice Wrigglesworth

Assistant Professor

Culture and Learning; Learning Environments; Writing Instruction

Alice Wrigglesworth is an Assistant Professor at George Mason University Korea. Since joining GMU Korea in the fall of 2017, she has primarily taught academic and professional writing to freshman students undertaking 100-level English composition courses. She is co-coordinator of both the biannual GMUK Research Writing Competition and GMUK Research Writing Workshop Series.

Originally from Australia, Prof. Wrigglesworth has been teaching English language and composition at the university level in Asia for fourteen years; most recently, she held Assistant Professor positions at Ajou University (Korea) and Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Korea). She holds an M.A. in Creative Writing, an M.A. in Applied Linguistics, and is a Ph.D. candidate researching L2 writing instruction. Her research interests include culture and learning, learning environments, and writing instruction. 

Current Research

An Exploration of the Pedagogical Efficacy of Peer Review in Second-Language Writing Classes at a University in Korea

Selected Publications

Alice Wrigglesworth has publishing experience, as a proofreader, copyeditor, project manager, and content writer, spanning 20 years. Previously, she worked as an in-house copyeditor and project manager for McGraw-Hill Australia and as a freelance editor and writer for various Seoul-based educational publishers. 

As a content writer, she has authored or co-authored over 100 titles. She co-authored two series of TOEFL study books for WorldCom ELT: New Strategic Reading I to III (2007) and Reading Explorer I to IV (2008); she authored 60 graded readers for Moonjin Media as part of the Fun to Read series for K to Level 3 (2010-11).

Courses Taught

ENGH 100: Multilingual Composition
ENGH 101: Composition
ENGH 201: Reading and Writing about Texts: American Literature, 1860–1960 (Fall 2017)


Ph.D. ABD Education, University of Southern Queensland, 2015 - current
M.A. Applied Linguistics, University of New England, 2008
M.A. Creative Writing, University of Sydney, 2005
Dip. Book Editing & Publishing, Macleay College, 2001
B.A. Journalism & Government Studies, University of Queensland, 1999