FacultyWriting, Rhetoric, and American CulturesFirst Year WritingProfessional and Public Writing
Professional and Public Writing; Writing minor
I am an Assistant Professor and the Academic Advisor to the Professional & Public Writing major and the Minor in Writing in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric and American Cultures at Michigan State. I earned my Ph.D. in Cultural Rhetorics from MSU and hold a master’s degree in Digital Rhetoric & Professional Writing. I teach courses in video production, digital content, visual rhetoric, and career readiness. In no particular order my interests include cats, donuts, hiking, poetry, and curating Spotify playlists.
Ph.D., Michigan State University
Research or Academic Affiliations
I3/IDEA Facilitator (Institutional Diversity: Excellence in Action)
Public Writing for Just Causes: An Introduction to the Professional and Public Writing Major at MSU
“Public Writing for Just Causes: An Introduction to the Professional and Public Writing Major at MSU.” Michigan Pre-College and Youth Outreach Conference. Online. November 19-20, 2020.
Butch Rhetoric: queer masculinity in rhetoric & composition
“Butch Rhetoric: queer masculinity in rhetoric & composition.” Kairos 20.1 (August 2015). Video. link: http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/20.1/disputatio/miles/index.html
’Dear Barbara Hammer’: The Intimate Connection Between Identity and Process in Queer Methodology
“’Dear Barbara Hammer’: The Intimate Connection Between Identity and Process in Queer Methodology.” Queer Conversations Symposium. East Lansing, MI (Michigan State University). April 14, 2015. Conference presentation.
WRA 210: Intro Web Authoring
WRA 225: Intro to Digital Video
WRA 360: Design of Print and Digital Documents
WRA 455: Portfolio Seminar (Capstone)