Instructional Assistant Professor, Honors College
Faculty Fellow, Stearns Center For Teaching and Learning
Mail Stop: Honors College, MSN 1F4
Office: Buchanan Hall
Aimee Ledewitz Weinstein, D.A., is an Instructional Assistant Professor with the Honors College where she teaches research writing, creative nonfiction writing/reading and works with the community based learning team to guide college essay mentors for the Early Identification Program. Dr. Weinstein is also affiliate faculty with INTO Mason, where she works with International Graduate students on their research writing, transition management and other assorted aspects that characterize a move to a new culture and American university life. In addition, Dr. Weinstein is a faculty fellow with the Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning where she works with the Anti-Racist and Inclusive Teaching (ARIT) team to help professors be more overtly inclusive in their classrooms. When it is safer to travel, she plans to lead a summer study abroad course on Japanese Arts and Well-being. She received her doctorate from the Department of Higher Education at George Mason University where she focused on teaching writing to second language learners via a hybrid classroom. Before moving to Northern Virginia in 2015, Dr. Weinstein lived for more than ten years in Tokyo, Japan where she taught first year writing and research writing at Temple University, Japan. In addition to traveling throughout Asia, she advocated for women’s education via the Japan Support Committee of the Asian University for Women in Bangladesh. Dr. Weinstein’s publications include a College Essay handbook, a study guide for the ACT essay, a fiction piece in an anthology about the concept of time, and a small book on humorous English translations of Japanese signs. Her other, varied publications are mostly out of Japan and include English-language travel and food journals as well as both print and online news sources.
DA, Higher Education, George Mason University (2006)
MA, English/Composition, George Mason University (1996)
BA, English, The University of Connecticut (1992)