Teaching

 

Research & Teaching Interests

environmental rhetorics
queer and feminist rhetorics
settler-colonial theory
critical whiteness studies
affect theory
visual and spatial rhetorics
eco-composition and first year comp
interdisciplinary writing
digital rhetorics and new medias
new materialisms 

Experience

note: In some cases, I have linked to a syllabus I have used for specific courses. In all cases, if given the chance to teach the course, or a course like it, in the future, substantial changes would be made to reflect my growing expertise as well as updated scholarly work in the field.

–Courses Currently Teaching (Fall 2017, University of Florida)–

  1. Cultural Rhetorics of “The Environment” 
  2. Writing in Humanities
  3. Writing in Journalism

–Courses Currently Developing for Spring 2018–

Writing in Sustainability Studies and Design

–Courses Previously Taught–

Writing in the Disciplines

Professional Writing in the Disciplines, University Writing Program, University of Florida, 3 semesters, 5 sections including one online section. 2016-2017.

Writing in the Humanities, University Writing Program, University of Florida, 2 semesters, 2 sections. 2016-2017.

Writing in Journalism, University Writing Program, University of Florida, 1 semester, 1 section. 2017.

English Composition & Rhetoric

Rhetoric & The Media, Department of English, Northern Arizona University, Student Transition for Academic Readiness (STAR) Program. 10 summer semesters, one full semester, 15 sections. 2006-2016. Sample Syllabus.

Critical Reading and Writing in the University Community, Department of English, Northern Arizona University. Ten semesters, 22 sections. 2006-2015.

First Year Composition, Department of English, University of Arizona. Three semesters. 2011–2013.

English 587: Graduate Professional Development; a one-credit mandatory course for graduate students working for the University Writing Program (co-instructor), Department of English, Northern Arizona University. Fall 2007, Spring 2008

Gender Studies

Women, Gender Identity, and Ethnicity, Women’s and Gender Studies Department, Northern Arizona University. Nine semesters, 13 sections. 2009-2014. Sample Syllabus.

Making “Real Men”: Masculinities in the United States, Women’s and Gender Studies Department, Northern Arizona University. Fall 2010, Fall 2014. Sample Syllabus.

Humanities

Introduction to the Humanities, Department of Comparative Cultural Studies, Northern Arizona University. Fall 2015.

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