Cindy Johanek

CLA 151

Office Hours:


FACE-to-FACE in CLA 151: Wednesdays 8-9am & Thursdays 11:00-1:00

ONLINE in ZOOM: opens in new window  --- Tuesdays 1:00-3:00pm

BY APPOINTMENT: If these times do not work for you, we can arrange one that does! Email



  • BA, St. Cloud State University
  • MA, Ball State University
  • PHD, Ball State University

Cindy Johanek began her educational journey at a community college and later earned a B.A. in English (Writing Emphasis) and Psychology (Cognitive Emphasis) at St. Cloud State University where she first encountered the joy of working in a writing center. She continued that work while earning an M.A. and Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric at Ball State University. She is the author of Composing Research: A Contextualist Research Paradigm for Rhetoric and Composition, which explored research design and methodology in composition studies and which won the Best Book prize from the Inter/National Writing Centers Association in 2001. Cindy has long been active in writing center communities and currently serves as the 2-year College Representative to the Executive Board of the International Writing Centers Association and as an at-large representative to the Midwest Writing Centers Association. She joined the NHCC faculty in 2007.


  • Gateway Composition and College Writing I
  • College Writing II
  • Professional Writing
  • Technical Writing

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