Assistant Director Of Composition; 2014-2015 Claude Kantner Graduate Research Fellow
Rhetoric & Composition, Digital Rhetorics, Writing Program Administration, Curriculum Development
M.A. English Literature, Morehead State University, 2010
M.F.A. Poetry, Spalding University, 2008
Peer-Reviewed Articles & Essays
“Archive 2.0: What Composition Students and Academic Libraries Can Gain from Digital-Collaborative Pedagogies.” Composition Studies. Spring, 2014.
“Queer the Tech: Genderfucking and Anti-Consumer Activism in Social Media.” Harlot of Hearts. Spring, 2014.
“Integrating Special Collections into the Composition Classroom: A Case Study of Collaborative Digital Curriculum.” with Sara Harrington. Research Library Issues. Spring, 2013.
Readings on Writing. 2nd ed. with Albert Rouzie and John Whicker. Van Griner, Spring, 2013.
Conference Presentations, Select & Recent
“Student Responses to Cultural Identity Readings in the Writing About Writing Course.” Panel Title: Opening Writing About Writing Approaches to Identity. Panelists, Sarah Einstein, Michael Johnson, Albert Rouzie, Yavanna Brownlee. The Sixty-Fourth Annual Conference on College Composition and Communication. Indianapolis, IN. March, 2014.
“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.
“Special Collections in Wikipedia: A Case Study of a Collaborative Digital Curriculum.” with Sara Harrington. American Library Association of Ohio. Wilmington, Ohio. October, 2012.
“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.
Panels and Talks, Select & Recent
“Teaching Composition: Exploring Alternate Approaches.” Presentation. English 7910 - Professionalization. English Department. Ohio University. Spring, 2014.
“Using Wordpress as Learning Management System in the Composition Courses.” Presentation. English 7910 - Professionalization. English Department. Ohio University. Spring, 2013.
“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, 2013.
“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.
Grants and Awards
Claude Kantner Graduate Research Fellowship. 15,000$. Ohio University, Spring, 2014.
Institutional Research Portfolio Assessment Grant. 5000$. With Albert Rouzie and John Whicker. Ohio University. Spring, 2013.
Pearson Emerging Pedagogies Research & Travel Grant. 750$. Spring, 2013.
Travel Grant, Wikipedia Campus Ambassador Training. 200$. Wikimedia Foundation. Winter, 2012.
Research Travel Grants. 1500$. Ohio University English Department. 2011-2014.
2009-2010 Outstanding Graduate Student. Morehead State University English Department. 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