Part Time Instructor
Visiting Assistant Professor in Women's and Gender Studies
Rhetoric and Composition and Creative Writing: Poetry
Office: 31 S. Court St. #114
B.A., English, Ohio University, 2000
M.A., English, Creative Writing/Poetry, Ohio University, 2007
PhD, English, Rhetoric and Composition, Ohio University 2012
“A Womb of One’s Own: A Wandering Rhetoric” MP: An International Feminist Journal Summer 2012
“Transcending the Human Monster in Claire Bateman’s Poetry” Twenty-First Annual Spring Literary Festival tabloid, OU, 2006.
“Echo the Ventriloquist: Disembodied Vocal Performance and Feminist Rhetorical Agency” Feminist Challenges, Feminist Rhetorics: Locations, Scholarship, and Discourse. Cambridge Scholars Press. Forthcoming 2013.
Here is a collaborative webproject called Erratic Poeticomic that myself, Dave Wanczyk and Brett Pransky authored. This webproject is no longer available online.
Her poetry has appeared in Kalliope: A Journal of Women’s Art and Literature,
The Iowa Review and Shemom.
Her reviews and interviews have appeared in Quarter After Eight and Rattle.
CCCC 2013: Panel: “Mapping Our Discursive Homes across Disciplinary, National, and Digital Borders”
NWSA 2012: “Bodies Unbound: Embodied Writing in Transitional Spaces” (also moderator for 2 panels)
CCCC 2012: “Echo, the Ventriloquist: A Rhetoric of Throwing Voices.”
RNF, CCCC 2012: Discussion Leader and Work-In-Progress Presenter.
NWSA 2011: Poster , “Voices, Bodies and Writing: Taking Back our Tools.”
Feminisms and Rhetorics 2011: Panel “Anxious, Sacred, and Bodily Spaces: (Re)Composing Feminist Rhetorics in Liminal Locations.”
CCCC 2011: “A Womb of One’s Own: A Wandering Rhetoric.”
CEA 2010: Panel “Voices Carry: Bridging Distances across the Writing Classroom.”
AWP, 2009: Poetry Pedagogy forum, “Write What You Don’t Know, or Epistemic Privilege and Systemic Privilege in the Workshop”
Expanding Literacy Studies, 2009: “Old Breadcrumbs in New Bread: Constructing New Literacies from Familiar Materials”
CEAO 2007, panel: “Kapow!: Exploding Pop Culture Boundaries in the Writing Classroom”
College English Association of Ohio, 2006 “The Erotic Mother: Pregnancy As Embodied Pedagogy”
Nominee, Outstanding TA, Ohio University, English Department, 2011
Second Place Jack Matthews Fiction Award, 2007: “Doing Something”
OU nominee for AWP award in poetry, 2007.
Visiting Assistant Professor in Women’s and Gender Studies 2011-present.
Co-Director of the Appalachian Writing Program’s Summer Institute 2011
Assistant to the Director of Composition 2010-2011
Editor for the Spring Literary Festival Tabloid 2008-2010
Assistant to the Director of Special Programs 2007-2010
Instructor, Women’s and Gender Studies, Ohio University, 2008-2011
Editorial Assistant for Studies in Eighteenth Century Culture 2006-2008 (Volumes 37 and 38)
TA leader of recitation sessions for American Literature survey 253 (fall 2007)
TA leader of recitation sessions for English Literature before 1688 survey 251 (fall 2008)
Member Phi Beta Kappa
English 151: Writing and Rhetoric I
English 151: Summer STP program (3 years)
English 153: Writing and Rhetoric 1; Special Topics: Writing and Contemporary Poetry
English 202: Critical Approaches to Poetry
English 284: Writing about Culture and Society
English 306J: Women and Writing; Women Mystery Authors
English 306J: Women and Writing; Images of Bodies and Body Image
English 306J: Women and Writing, Women Writing Desire
English 306J: Women and Writing: Writing Home
English 308J: Writing and Rhetoric II: Ethnography and History
English 384J: Writing in the Professions
WGS 100: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies
WGS 480: Senior Capstone in Women's and Gender Studies (emphasis on article-length research
WGS 2000: Issues in Feminism (Theme: Body Politics)
WGS 4800: Senior Capstone (semester system)