Master of Arts
Master's Essay: "'So You Say You Want a Revolution' or, Re-Opening Corbett's Fist"
First reader: Richard Marback
Second reader: Jeff Pruchnic
My research interests encompass a variety of fields within and beyond rhetoric and composition, including critical theory, digital theory, new media, histories of rhetoric and composition, rhetorics of popular culture, cultural studies, protest rhetoric, writing pedagogy, and digital culture.
Technical Writing II: Presentations, one section of ENG 3060
Technical Writing I: Reports, three sections of ENG 3050
Research: Process and Product, one section of ENG 3010
The FreeSearch Process, three sections of ENG 3010
Sustainable Writing, one section of ENG 3010
Composing Knowledge(s), three sections of ENG 3010
Research and Writing Across the Disciplines, three sections of ENG 3010
Dictionaries, Definitions, and Discourses, two sections of ENG 1020
The Rhetorical Toolbox, two sections of ENG 1020
Writing Through Experience, Experience Through Writing, one section of ENG 1010
Center for Chicano & Boricua Studies Summer Enrichment Program Writing Workshop, Summer 2007
Thinking and Writing Hypertextually, two sections of ENG 1020
Fundamentals of College Writing, three sections of ENG 140
"Interfaces and Infrastructures: Examining New Media Objects in the English Studies Classroom." Pedagogy12.3. Co-authored with James J. Brown, Jr., Andy Engel, Whitney Hardin, Donora Hillard, Jason Kahler, Derek Risse, and Conor Shaw-Draves.
“Coursework: Tactics and Strategies.” What We Wish We’d Known: Negotiating Graduate School. Under contract with Fountainhead Press. Forthcoming.
“‘Remain Subtracted:’ Occupy Wall Street and the Rhetoric of Post-Public Citizenship.”Conference in Citizenship Studies. Detroit, MI, scheduled for March 2013. Presentedas part of panel “Citizenship Here and Now: The Role of Rhetoric in UnderstandingCitizenship.”
“The Post-Public Work of Composition.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Las Vegas, NV, scheduled for March 2013. Presented as part of panel “Going Public: Composing New Boundaries of Public and Private Discourses.”
“Consuming Rhetoric: Buying In To Post-Public Agency.” Thomas R. Watson Conference. Louisville, KY, scheduled for October 2012.
“Common Sense: Schmitt and Arendt on What We Know.”Conference in Citizenship Studies.Detroit, MI, April 2011.Presented as part of panel “Persuasive Bodies: Rhetoric of/and Citizenship.”
“Doxastic Democracy: Toward a Rhetorical Commonwealth.”Federation Rhetoric Symposium.Commerce, TX, March 2011.
"A Matter of Life and Death Panels: Carl Schmitt’s Anti-Rhetorical Politics."Rhetoric Society of America. Minneapolis, MN, May 2010.Presented as part of panel "Scandalous!!! Reclaiming Controversy for Rhetorical Scholarship."
“Performativity and Politics: ‘Coming Out’ as a Rhetorical Stance.”Rhetoric Society of America. Minneapolis, MN, May 2010.Presented in workshop at the Graduate Research Network.
"Invention: The Crowded House of Writing as a Social Process." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Louisville, KY, March 2010.Presented as part of panel "Don't Call It a Comeback: Remixing the Canons of Rhetoric."
Invited proposal reviewer.Feminisms and Rhetorics.East Lansing, MI, October 2009.
“1969: CCC and Social Change in the Sixties.”Conference on College Composition and Communication. San Francisco, CA, March 2009.Presented as part of the panel “Choragraphies of Composition: Revisiting Five Key Moments in the 60 Year History of CCCC.”
“‘Contrived Image and Staged Virtue’: Celebrity, Discursive Presence, and the Mediation of Ethos.”Rhetoric Society of America.Seattle, WA, May 2008.Chaired panel “E!thos, e-Thos, and (eco)thos: New (Media) Varieties of Ethical Argument.”
“The Future of Computers and Writing.” Roundtable participant. Computers and Writing. Detroit, Michigan, May 2007.