Dr. Nicholas R. Werse

Nicholas R. Werse, Ph.D.

Director of the Ed.D. Researching and Writing Development Center
Affiliate Clinical Professor

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Nicholas R. Werse combines his extensive experience in academic writing and publishing with his passion for student development in his role as the founder and Director of the Ed.D. in Learning and Organizational Change Research and Writing Development Center. Dr. Werse's program-level research primarily focuses on scholarly-practitioner writing development, academic writing and publishing trends, and the dissertation genre. Dr. Werse has presented on various aspects of academic writing, graduate student writing, and the graduate student experience at conferences around the nation. He is both an instructor and a practitioner of the craft of writing, having written in his primary field of historical religious studies for publishers such as Oxford University Press, Routledge Press, Walter de Gruyter Verlag, Sage Publications, Brill Publishers, and others. His current book project focuses on the intersection of rhetoric and symbols of violence and ecological crisis in the Hebrew Bible. Beyond his service in the EdD-LOC program, Dr. Werse has also taught Hebrew and introductory religion courses at Baylor University.