Cary Moskovitz

Cary Moskovitz

Professor of the Practice in the Thompson Writing Program

External Address: 
Bivins Hall, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90025, Durham, NC 27708-0025
(919) 668-1615


Cary Moskovitz is Director of Writing in the Disciplines and directs the Duke Reader Project.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., North Carolina State University 1989

  • M.S., North Carolina State University 1987

  • B.S., North Carolina State University 1985

Fellowships, Supported Research, & Other Grants

Understanding Text Recycling in Health Care Research Writing: A Pilot Study awarded by Arts and Sciences Faculty Research Grant (2016 to 2018)

Investigating self-plagiarism and text recycling in medical research writing (#16-03), awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Endowment Fund (2016 to 2018)

Cary Moskovitz, Amy. ““Not (Entirely) in Their Own Words:Plagiarism, Process, and the Complicated Ethics of School Writing”.” Writing & Pedagogy, vol. 2, no. 2, 2010.

Reynolds, J., et al. “BioTAP: A systematic approach to teaching scientific writing and evaluating undergraduate theses.” Bioscience, vol. 59, no. 10, Nov. 2009, pp. 896–903. Scopus, doi:10.1525/bio.2009.59.10.11. Full Text

Reynolds, Julie A., and Cary Moskovitz. “Calibrated Peer Review™ assignments in science courses: Are they designed to promote critical thinking and writing skills?Journal of College Science Teaching, vol. 38, no. 2, 2008, pp. 60–66.

Moskovitz, Cary, and Michael Petit. “"Insiders and Outsiders: Redrawing the Boundaries of the Writing Program”.” Writing Program Administration, vol. 31, no. 1, Oct. 2007.

Gray, Susan S., and Cary Moskovitz. “"Some Insights about Students’ Interpretations of Histograms”.” Focus on Learning Problems in Mathematics, vol. 29, no. 1, Jan. 2007.

Moskovitz, C., and D. Kellogg. “Primary science communication in the first-year writing course.” College Composition and Communication, vol. 57, no. 2, Dec. 2005, pp. 307–34.

Moskovitz, C. A., et al. “New device for controlling asymmetric flowfields on forebodies at large alpha.” Journal of Aircraft, vol. 28, no. 7, Jan. 1991, pp. 456–62. Scopus, doi:10.2514/3.46049. Full Text

Moskowitz, C. A., et al. “Combined effects of nose bluntness and surface perturbations on asymmetric flow past slender bodies.” Journal of Aircraft, vol. 27, no. 10, Jan. 1990, pp. 909–10. Scopus, doi:10.2514/3.45956. Full Text

Rao, D. M., et al. “Forebody vortex management for yaw control at high angles of attack.” Journal of Aircraft, vol. 24, no. 4, Jan. 1987, pp. 248–54. Scopus, doi:10.2514/3.45433. Full Text