• Coordinator of Online Writing Instruction, Writing and Rhetoric Studies
  • Professor (Lecturer), Writing and Rhetoric Studies

Research Keywords

  • Writing in Disciplines
  • Writing for Multimedia
  • Visual Communication
  • Technical or Business Writing
  • Scientific Writing
  • Online Education


  • Reconsidering Research-based Practices in Online Writing Instruction: Modality, Community, and Linguistic Justice. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/17/2023.
  • Linguistic Diversity and Social Presence: A Qualitative Study of Online Peer Review Workshops. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/09/2022.
  • Reconsidering Common Spaces: Making the Case for Hybrid Writing Instruction. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2021.
  • Peer Review and Learning Community in First-Year Writing. Co-presenter Jennifer M. Cunningham. Conference of the Global Society of Online Literacy Educators. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/29/2021.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Cross-Institutional Study of Communities of Inquiry in Blended and Online Composition. PI: Natalie Stillman-Webb. Co-PI(s): Jennifer Cunningham, Lyra Hilliard, Mary Stewart. Conference on College Composition and Communication Emergent Researcher Award, 01/22/2018 - 03/01/2020. Total project budget to date: $10,000.00


  • Stillman-Webb, Natalie. & Hilliard, Lyra, Stewart, Mary K., & Cunningham, Jennifer M. (2023). Facilitating Student Discourse: Online and Hybrid Writing Students’ Perceptions of Teaching Presence. Computers and Composition. Vol. 67. Published, 03/2023.
  • Stewart, Mary K. & Cunningham, Jennifer M., Stillman-Webb, Natalie, & Hilliard, Lyra (2022). How and What Students Learn in Hybrid and Online FYC: A Multi-Institutional Survey Study of Student Perceptions. College Composition and Communication. Vol. 73, 739-773. Published, 06/2022.
  • Cunningham, Jennifer M. & Stillman-Webb, Natalie, Hilliard, Lyra, and Stewart, Mary K. (2022). Synchronicity over Modality: Understanding Hybrid and Online Writing Students’ Experiences with Peer Review. Composition Forum. Vol. 48. Published, 05/2022.
  • Stewart, Mary K. & Hilliard, Lyra, Stillman-Webb, Natalie, and Cunningham, Jennifer M. (2021). The Community of Inquiry in Writing Studies Survey: Interpreting Social Presence in Disciplinary Contexts. Online Learning Journal. Vol. 21, 73-94. Published, 06/2021.
  • Stillman-Webb, Natalie (introduction co-author, section editor and contributor). Bedford Bibliography of Research in Online Writing Instruction. Ed. Heidi Skurat Harris. Bedford/St. Martin’s Press, 2017. Published, 02/08/2017.
  • Stillman-Webb, Natalie. “Writing Beliefs and Mentoring Practices: Advisor Perspectives on Post/Graduate Writing Instruction in the Sciences.” Research Literacies and Writing Pedagogies for Masters and Doctoral Writers. Ed. Cally Guerin and Cecile Badenhorst. Leiden: Brill, 2015. Published, 01/2015.
  • Mathison, Maureen A., Stillman-Webb, Natalie, & and Bell, Sarah A. "Framing Sustainability: Business Students Writing About the Environment." Journal of Business and Technical Communication 28.1 (2014): 58-82. doi:10.1177/1050651913502488. Published, 01/2014.
  • Stillman-Webb, Natalie. “‘Keeping it Real’: Contextualizing Intellectual Property and Privacy in the Online Technical Communication Course.” Online Education 2.0: Evolving, Adapting, and Reinventing Online Technical Communication. Ed. Keith Grant-Davie and Kelli Cargile Cook. Amityville, N.Y.: Baywood Pub., 2013. 289-302. Book Chapter, Published, 01/2013. Published, 01/2013.