Assistant Professor of English
- Ph.D in Rhetoric and Composition, Ohio University, June 2010; Graduate Certificate: Women’s and Gender Studies; Dissertation: “Surfacing Teacher and Student Voices: the Implications of Teaching Practices for Student Attitudes Toward Revision.” Dissertation Director: Jennie Nelson.
- M.A. in English, Montclair State University, January 2004; Major Emphasis: Writing Studies; Master’s Thesis: “Reawakening the Student: Exploring Teaching Kinesthetic; Writing in the College Writing Classroom.” Thesis Director: Robert Whitney
- B.A. in English, Muhlenberg College, May 2000
TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
- Western and non-Western women’s rhetorics
- New media and writing with technology
- Revision and pedagogy
- Feminist theory and pedagogy
- History of composition
- Japanese literature, film, and popular culture
- Rider University: Composition 120: Expository Writing; English 315: Topics in Specialized Writing
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS
- “Habitus and the Composition Classroom: Reimagining Classroom Practices.” College Composition and Communication, Louisville, KY (2010).
- “The Rhetoric of the Journey: Global Rhetoric and the Female Religious Body in Sarashina Nikki and The Book of Margery Kempe.” Feminisms and Rhetorics, East Lansing, MI (2009).
- “Blogging Local, Thinking Global: Blogs and Community Building.” College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA (2009).
- “Outside the Master’s Grace: Emma Goldman’s Rhetoric of Inclusion and Killing the Angel Metaphor." College English Association of Ohio, Columbus, OH (2008).
- “Authorship and Interface: Questioning the Human/Cyborg Divide.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY (2007).
- “Bringing the Anime and Manga Hype into the Writing Classroom.” College English Association of Ohio, Columbus, OH (2007).
- "Reclaiming the Narrative of Grammar.” (with Nathan Shepley) Thomas R. Watson Conference, Louisville, KY (2006).
- “Negotiating Student Resistance to Racialized Texts in the Writing Classroom.” College English Association of Ohio, Columbus, OH (2006).
- “When the Questioning Stops: Rethinking the Role of ESL Tutoring through the Scope of Literature.” (with Laura Lubrano and Annette Roberts) International Writing Center Association/National Conference for Peer Tutors in Writing, Hershey, PA (2003).
- National Council of Teachers of English
- College English Association
- Modern Language Association