Chris Gerben is a writer and teacher, originally from Michigan, and currently living in California. He received his PhD from the University of Michigan, and now teaches at Stanford University. Since 2001 Chris has been teaching //composition and rhetoric// to students across the country while also researching students' online writing practices. As his writing, teaching, and research on //collaborative and social writing// evolves, he looks forward to sharing his experiences as we continue to explore how our online activities affect both how we write and how we live and interact with one another. This site has been designed to not only give you more information about Chris Gerben, but to also provide access to publications, learning materials, and links that continue to represent and inform Chris's writing and teaching. Welcome!