Thomas Peele

Associate Professor

Director of First-Year Writing Coordinator of Writing Across the Curriculm

Main Affiliation


Areas of Expertise/Research

  • Strategies for Student Assessment
  • Theories of Pedagogy


North Academic Center



Thomas Peele


Professor Peele has been at City College since the fall of 2014. Since then, he was been the director of the First-Year Writing program. Since the fall of 2015, he was been the coordinator of the Writing Across the Curriculum initiative. He recent publications include "Blackboard CMS for Large Scale Data Collection" in Kairos and "Is This too Polite? The Limited Use of Rhetorical Moves in a First-Year Corpus" in the Journal of Writing Analytics

Professor Peele is an active member of Faculty Senate and Faculty Council. He is a member of the governance committee of Campus Engagement Network, whose purpose is to promote innovative teaching and community engagement across the disciplines.  


MA, Creative Writing, CCNY, 1996
Ph.D., English, University of South Florida, 2002.