Assistant Professor


  • Role:

  • Position:

    • Assistant Professor
    • Director, gtPathways Writing Integration Initiative
  • Concentration:

    • Rhetoric, Writing, and Literacy
  • Department:

    • English and University Composition Program
  • Education:

    • PhD in Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy Studies from The Ohio State University
    • MA in English from South Dakota State University


Select Publications:

Reimagining Intellectualism in the Twenty-First Century: Literacy, Education, and Class. Southern Illinois University Press, 2016.

“Teaching Writing in the Context of A National Digital Literacy Narrative.” Computers and Composition: An International Journal  32 (June 2014): 54-70.

“Intellectualizing Adult Basic Literacy Education: A Case Study.” Community Literacy Journal 6.2 (Spring 2012). 1-21.

“Positioning the Textbook as Contestable Intellectual Space.”  Journal of Teaching Writing 27.1 (Spring 2012). 1-22.

“Outsmarting Pop Culture’s ‘Be Stupid’ Pedagogy.”  Academic Exchange Quarterly 15.3 (2011). 69-74.


  • CO300: Writing Arguments

  • CO301C: Writing in the Disciplines–Social Sciences

  • E608: Integrating Writing in the Academic Core

  • COCO301A: Writing in the Disciplines–Arts & Humanities