Assistant Director Of Composition
Rhetoric & Composition, Digital Rhetorics, Writing Program Administration, Curriculum Development,
M.A. English Literature, Morehead State University, 2010
M.F.A. Poetry, Spalding University, 2008
“Composing with Wikipedia: A Classroom Study of Online Writing.” Computers and Composition Online. Winter, 2013.
“Integrating Special Collections into the Composition Classroom: A Case Study of Collaborative Digital Curriculum.” with Sara Harrington. Research Library Issues. Spring, 2013.
“Special Collections in Wikipedia: A Case Study of a Collaborative Digital Curriculum.” with Sara Harrington. American Library Association of Ohio. Wilmington, Ohio. October, 2012.
“Wikipedia as Web Ecology.” Panel Title: Authorship, Ecologies, and Infrastructures: 21st Century Applications of Wikis in Rhetoric & Composition. Panelists, Matthew Vetter, Rik Hunter, and Thomas Sura. The Sixty-Third Annual Conference on College Composition and COmmunication. Las Vegas, Nevada. March, 2013.
“Toward a Digital Sophistic: Pedagogy, Civic Participation, and Web 2.0.” Thomas Watson Conference. Louisville, Kentucky, October, 2012.
“Implementing Curricula: The Wikipedia Writing Assignment.” Panel Title: Moving Beyond Theory: Issues of Praxis in Wiki Instruction. Panelists: Carra Leah Hood, Matthew D. Barton, and Matthew Vetter. The Sixty-Second Annual Conference on College Composition and Communication. St. Louis, Missouri. March, 2012.
“Composing for Online Audiences in the Writing Classroom: Experiments and Innovations with Wikipedia.” College English Association of Ohio. Athens, Ohio. April, 2011.
“Crisis as Fortune: Exploring Aporias in the Writing Classroom.” Madison Conference on Language and Literature. Madison, Wisconsin. February, 2011.
“The Mad Lutanist: Poetic Failure, Aporia, and Aesthetic Incoherence in the Works of Coleridge.” Kentucky Philological Association. Richmond, Kentucky. March, 2010.
Panels and Talks
“Using Wordpress as Learning Management System in the Composition Courses.” Presentation. English 7910 - Professionalization. English Department. Ohio University. Spring, 2012.
“Ethnography in the Composition Course: Rationale, Application, and Practical Concerns.” Presentation. with John Whicker and Matthew Nunes. English 7910 - Professionalization. English Department. Ohio University. Spring, 2012.
“Course Design in Composition: the Junior-level Writing Course.” Presentation. English 7910 – Professionalization. English Department. Ohio University. Fall, 2012.
“Uses of Wikipedia across Academic Disciplines.” Graduate Student Showcase sponsored by Academic Technologies. Ohio University. Alden Library. Fall, 2012.
“Writing About Writing Approaches and the New Curriculum Development for FYC.” English 7910 – Professionalization Panel. English Department. Ohio University. Spring, 2012.
“Using Wikipedia in the Writing Classroom.” Presentation. English 791 – Professionalization. English Department. Ohio University. Spring, 2012.
“The Writing & Rhetoric I Common Reader: Uses and Challenges.” Teaching Assistant Orientation Panel. English Department. Ohio University. Fall, 2011.
Grants and Awards
Nominee, Emily Tice Award for best Critical Essay by a Graduate Student. Ohio University. Spring, 2013.
Nominee, Outstanding Teaching Associate Award. Ohio University. Spring, 2013.
Winner, Pearson Emerging Pedagogies Research & Travel Grant. 750$. Spring, 2013.
Winner, 2009-2010 Outstanding Graduate Student. English Department. Morehead State University. Spring, 2010.
Heilinger, Jourdyn. “Students Tell OHIO’s Story on Wikipedia.” Compass. Ohio University. 20 Feb. 2012.
Rajaraman, Krithika. ”Applying Special Collections to the Classroom: Archives Becomes Basis for Wikipedia Articles project.” Compass. Ohio University. 23 Feb. 2013.
ENG 1510 - Writing & Rhetoric I
ENG 3080J - Writing & Rhetoric II
ENG 3840j - Writing, Reading, and Rhetoric in the Professions