Claude Kantner Graduate Research Fellow; Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative Graduate Fellow; Kairos PraxisWiki Editor
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
“Making the Local Global: Cultural-Critical Student Projects in Wikipedia.” Panel Title: Risks and Rewards of Teaching Writing on a Global Stage: Wikipedia Collaborations, Under-Representations, and Lingering Doubts. Panelists, Robert Cummings, Matthew Vetter, Frances Di Lauro. The Sixty-Fifth Annual Conference on College Composition and Communication. Tampa, FL. March 2015.
“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
“The Politics of Access and Representation in Wikipedia: A Transdisciplinary Research Model for the Study of Digital Culture.” Alden Library Graduate Research Series. Ohio University. Spring, 2015.
“What Sustains Me in Digital Rhetorics & Humanities.” Panel Title: “——-ing Digitally: A Forum on Entering the Profession in the Digital Present/Future.” English 7770 – Professional Issues in English Studies. English Department. Ohio University, Fall, 2014.
“Commenting on Student Writing.” Presentation. Teaching Assistant Orientation Panel. English Department. Ohio University. Fall, 2014.
“Making WAW Your Own with the 2nd Edition.” Presentation. English 7910 – Pedagogy and Professionalization. English Department.Ohio University. Spring, 2014.
“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
Winner, Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. Ohio University English Department. Spring, 2015.
Alden Graduate Research Series Featured Speaker. 200$. Ohio University. Spring, 2015.
Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative Graduate Fellowship. 500$. University of Michigan, Sweetland Center for Writing. Fall, 2014.
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.
Zuckerman, Jacob. “English Students Adding Appalachia to Wikipedia/.” Compass. Ohio University. 22 April. 2015.
Rajaraman, Krithika. ”Applying Special Collections to the Classroom: Archives Becomes Basis for Wikipedia Articles project.” Compass. Ohio University. 23 Feb. 2013.
Heilinger, Jourdyn. “Students Tell OHIO’s Story on Wikipedia.” Compass. Ohio University. 20 Feb. 2012.
ENG 1510 - Writing & Rhetoric I
ENG 3080J - Writing & Rhetoric II
ENG 3060j - Women and Writing
ENG 3840j - Writing, Reading, and Rhetoric in the Professions
ENG 6890 - Teaching College Composition