Miranda K. McCarvel

Multilingual Writing Specialist; Lecturer in Writing & Public Discourse, Education & Child Study, & Anthropology

Miranda McCarvel

Contact & Office Hours

Spring 2023

Tuesday 3-4, Wednesday 1-2, and by appointment.

Seelye Hall 307



Ph.D., University of Utah

M.A., B.A., University of Montana


Miranda McCarvel is the multilingual writing specialist at the Jacobson Center and teaches composition for bilinguals and non-native speakers of English, along with a variety of linguistics courses. Her research interest is in teaching in higher education with an emphasis on teaching English as a second language and linguistics. Her pedagogical approach centers on using evidence-based instructional practices to create an inclusive, student-led classroom that encourages students to take an active role in their education.

McCarvel has a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies and master’s and doctoral degrees in linguistics. Her graduate research focused on Jèrriais, an endangered Romance language.