Associate Professor and Coordinator of the University Writing Center

Year Started at JMU: 2008

Contact Info


M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of Maryland, 2002

B.A., Journalism, University of Maryland, 1998

Professional Focuses

Fiction, multi-media narrative, creative nonfiction, online learning, instructional technology, Writing Across the Curriculum, and writing center theory

  • Featherstone, Jared. Barrett, Rudy. Chandler, Maya. "The Mindful Tutor: How We Teach Writing Tutors." Journal of Writing Center Scholarship. 2019.
  • Featherstone, Jared. “Mindfulness Meditation and Service Learning: Complementary Ways of Knowing.” (Book Chapter). Re-Envisioning Higher Education: Embodied Paths to Wisdom and Social Transformation. Information Age Publishing. 2013.
  • Featherstone, Jared and Kristen Welch. “One-To-One Becomes Many-To-Many: A Consultation Between Two Centers”. Writing Lab Newsletter. Nov./Dec. 2012.
  • Featherstone, Jared. “Learning to Breathe.” (fiction) Ashé Journal. Jan. 2012.
  • Featherstone, Jared. Loman, Paul. Smith, Andrea. Steger, Martin. “They Really Like It Here.” International Writing Centers Association Featured Reading. Feb. 2011.

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