Office: Radford 223
Office Hours: Thursdays 11-12pm, Fridays 2-3pm and by appt.
Personal Statement: I am interested in how ideas about language correctness and academi standard affect the teaching of writing to undergraduates. I am especially interested in finding ways to bring students into professional conversations about academic writing.
Degrees: Ph.D. 2011 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,English/Writing Studies
M.A. 2005 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, English/Writing Studies
B.A. 2003 Arizona State University, English Linguistics major, Womens Studies minor
Teaching Areas/Courses: English 322, Theories of Rhetoric and Writing, WBIS
Current Publications: Enacting and Interrogating the "Academic" in Undergraduate Language and Literacy Practices, Ph.D. Dissertation
2011 "Re-Mapping Academic Writing and Language: Pedagogical Representations versus Lived Realities
2011 Writing Research Across Borders Conference, "Making Academic English Work for Us: Teaching and Theorizing the Diversity within the Standard.
"Presentation at the 2010 Thomas R. Watson Conference, "Rethinking Researcher/Participant Relationships with Undergraduate Students
"Presentation at the 2010 Conference on College Composition and Communication "Anticipatory Response Featured Panel Presentation at the 2009 Conference on College Composition and Communication Alan C. Purves Award Committee, Research in the Teaching of English
2010 Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008-2009