Lynda Haas teaches rhetoric and composition at the University of California, Irvine, where for 10 years she was also a Writing Program Administrator. Her areas of research include digital pedagogy and digital literacies, visual rhetoric, and the intersections between writing theory, feminism, and cultural studies. She co-edited a book of essays entitled From Mouse to Mermaid: The Politics of Film, Gender, and Culture, and recently presented a paper on accelerating the learning of international students at the Symposium on Second Language Writing.
She has been using McGraw-Hill’s Connect for over a decade, and helped pilot several tools as they were released, including the facilitation of an inter-institutional assessment study using Connect's ""Outcomes Based Assessment” tool in 2010. Since then, she has served as a “Digital Faculty Consultant” for McGraw-Hill, talking with other instructors about Connect and digital pedagogy.