Cynthia Mahaffey


Senior Lecturer
Composition/Women's, Gender, Sexuality Studies Program

Ph.D., Rhetoric and Writing, Bowling Green State University

434 East Hall

Recent Activities 

Co-presenter on professors’ panels for BGSU Admissions seminars for prospective minority students, “College expectations,” March 2 and 28, 2014

Co-presenter with Amanda McGuire Rcziznek and Dawn Hubbell-Staeble to UNIV 1000 class: “Success in College”  January 2014

Taught Prof. Larry Branam’s Master’s in Psychological Counseling students on GLBT issues, diversity and sexual orientation, Bowling Green State University:  2013, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006, and 2005.

Award  and honorary membership for student recommended “professor  who teaches with heart and passion” by the National Society of Leadership and Success, 2012

Recipient, Bowling Green State University Friends of Jerome Library, 2008 Authors and Artists Recognition, in honor of the publication of my book, Wearing the Rainbow Triangle: The Effect of Out Lesbian Teachers and Lesbian Teacher Subjectivities on Student Writing in the First-Year Composition Classroom (2008).Saarbrucken, Germany: VDM Verlag Dr. Muller:

Recipient with Bethany deWeese, 2006, Bowling Green State University, Residence Life Award for residence hall programming, “:Lesbian 101” Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Lesbian”