Rhetoric, Composition, and Pedagogy: spatial politics; rhetorics of violence; cultural rhetorics; automobilities; masculinities; empathic rhetorics; rhetorics of e/migration; trends in edtech; digital pedagogies; MOOCs
Classical and contemporary rhetorical theory, digital rhetoric, digital scholarship and electronic publication, web authoring and design, technical and scientific writing
brain research and the teaching of writing; portfolio assessment; writing and meditation
Literature - Teen/Young Adult Fiction, Gender and Sexuality, United States Literature, African American Literature, Women Writers
nineteenth and twentieth-century American literature; publishing and book history; writing and editing
Writing center theory and practice, research methods, discourse analysis
Composition and Creative Nonfiction
teacher development, scholarship of teaching and learning
history of children's literature; eighteenth-century British literature; disability studies
faculty development, composition and rhetoric, writing program administration, writing pedagogy education
My primary research interests revolve around the development of writing abilities across the lifespan, with an emphasis on instruction and feedback, and the relationship of writing to knowledge production and social innovation.
19th-century American literature, with particular focus on works by women and African-Americans; the novel; the antislavery movement; digital humanities; open educational resources; writing in and about the disciplines.
Composition, Cultural Studies, African & African American Studies