About Sugie K Goen-Salter


(415) 338-7582


Professor, Department Chair


English Language & LiteratureCollege of Liberal and Creative Arts


Instructional Faculty


Other CEL RelatedCollege of Extended Learning


At SF State Since:



Dr. Goen-Salter received her Ph.D. in Language, Literacy and Culture from Stanford University. She joined the SFSU English department in 1997 as an assistant professor in the area of Composition Studies and served for several years as director of SFSU's undergraduate wriitng program. Professor Goen-Salter's research interests include developmental education and basic writing, literacy studies (specifically the integration of reading and writing), the learning needs of non-mainstream students and writing assessment and placement. She teaches graduate courses in  theory and pedagogy and research methods in Composition Studies. Professor Goen-Salter has published articles on topics related to Generation 1.5 learners and on reading/writing integration, and she currently sits on the Executive Board of the Conference on Basic Writing. She currently serves as Chair of the English Department.