Literacy and Identity, Game Studies, History of Rhetoric, Student-Centered Pedagogy
I teach in First Year Writing, Professional Writing, and the Gifted and Talented program at Michigan State University. I’m also the director of WRAC’s Young Authors’ Conference. My interest in rhetoric and identity formation inform my research and teaching. I am currently researching learner-centered writing pedagogy in non-traditional and digital spaces, as well as rhetoric and identity formation in tabletop gaming.
Ph.D., English (Medieval Literature), University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013.
“Scaffolding Agency and Responsibility in Cloud Collaboration,” with Kathryn Houghton. In Marohang Limbu, ed., Integration of Cloud Technologies in Digitally Networked Classrooms and Learning Communities. IGI Global: (forthcoming, 2017)
“‘The Tale of Melibee’ and Local Government: Power, Lordship, and Resources.” In The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales, Candace Barrington et al., eds. (2016) Online at www.opencanterburytales.com
Selected Courses Taught
WRA 471, The Rhetoric of Grammar
WRA 370, Introduction to Grammar and Editing
WRA 101, Writing as Inquiry
IAH 207, Literature, Culture, Identities
ISHALL 2, Accelerated Language Arts
Research or Academic Affiliations
Writing, Information, and Digital Experience
Gifted and Talented Education @ MSU