Co-director, Composition Learning Community; Chair, Composition Mentoring Committee
9205.4, 5057 Woodward
Research interest(s)/area of expertise
Rhetoric and Composition
An ecological model of writing, composition pedagogy and curriculum development, knowledge transfer, learning communities, assessment, rhetoric of religion
- PhD, Rhetoric and Composition [Wayne State University, 2016]
Awards and grants
2015 American Graduate Champion, Detroit Public Television
2013 Humanities Center Working Group Grant: Composition Learning Communities
2012 APEX Instructional Excellence Award, Wayne State University APEX Program
“Teacher Researchers as Local Agents of Change: Exploding the Myth of the Bad Teacher.” With Cathy Fleischer, Ellen Daniel, Lisa Eddy, Kris Gedeon, Jessica DeYoung Kander and David Kangas. Language Arts Journal of Michigan. 29.2 (2014).
“How Creating Class Zines Opens Pre-freshmen Writers to Write Confidently and Think Critically about Rhetorical Situations.” Language Arts Journal of Michigan. 25.1 (2009).
“My Perspective: Personal Beliefs Informing and Intersecting with Teaching Practice.” Language Arts Journal of Michigan. 24.2 (2009).
ENG 1020, Introduction to College Writing
ENG 5795, Topics in Rhetoric and Composition - "Locations of Writing: Writing Ourselves In/Into The City"