Brian Jackson Brian Jackson has been teaching writing for fifteen years. He coordinates University Writing at Brigham Young University, training graduate students and working with writing faculty. His work on college writing has appeared in Composition Studies, College Composition and Communication, and WPA Writing Program Administration. He's spent the last seven years working with graduate students and publishing on issues like dual enrollment and observing writing instructors (in Assessing the Teaching of Writing, edited by Amy Dayton). His new book, Trained Capacities, co-edited with Greg Clark, explores the continued vitality of philosopher John Dewey for rhetoric and writing studies. He lives in Provo, Utah, with his wife Amy and their four kids.