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Ph.D. in English, Rhetoric, Composition, & Linguistics, Arizona State University, 2011
M.A. in English (w/ distinction), Rhetoric & Composition Theory, California State University, Northridge, 2007
B.A. in English (minor in History), University of California, Santa Barbara, 2001
Assistant Professor of Rhetoric & Composition, Department of English and Comparative Literature, San José State University (2015-present)
Assistant Writing Program Administrator, First-Year Writing Program, San José State University (2015-present)
Assistant Professor of Rhetoric & Writing Studies, Department of English, University of North Texas (2011-2015)
Core Faculty, UNT-NUML Partnership to Enhance English, Linguistics, Literature, and Teaching, University of North Texas (2012-2015)
Reinventing (with) Theory in Rhetoric and Writing Studies: Essays in Honor of Sharon Crowley. Edited by Andrea Alden, Kendall Gerdes, Judy Holiday, and Ryan Skinnell (Utah State University Press, forthcoming 2019)
Faking the News: What Rhetoric Can Teach Us About Donald J. Trump. Edited by Ryan Skinnell (Societas Books, 2018)
Bureaucracy: A Love Story. Edited by Gabriel Cervantes, Dahlia Porter, Ryan Skinnell, and Kelly Wisecup (Aquiline Books, 2018)
Conceding Composition: A Crooked History of Composition’s Institutional Fortunes (Utah State University Press, 2016)
What We Wish We’d Known: Negotiating Graduate School. Edited by Ryan Skinnell, Judy Holiday, and Christine Vassett (Fountainhead Press, 2015)
Journal Special Issues Edited (Peer-reviewed)
Rhetoric’s Demagogue | Demagoguery’s Rhetoric. Edited by Ryan Skinnell & Jillian Murphy. Special Issue of Rhetoric Society Quarterly 49.3 (2019).
PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
“Using Democracy Against Itself: Demagogic Rhetoric as the Undermining of Democratic Institutions.” Rhetoric’s Demagogue | Demagoguery’s Rhetoric. Special issue of Rhetoric Society Quarterly 49.3 (2019): 248-63.
“Enlisting Composition: How First-Year Composition Helped Reorient Higher Education in the GI Bill Era.” Journal of Veterans Studies 2.1 (2017): 79-84.
“Who Cares if Rhetoricians Landed on the Moon? Or, a Plea for Reviving the Politics of Historiography.” Rhetoric Review 34.2 (2015): 111-28.
“Harvard, Again: Considering Articulation and Accreditation in Rhetoric and Composition’s History.” Rhetoric Review 33.2 (2014): 95-112.
“Strengthening Graduate Student Preparation for WPA Work.” Co-authored with Cristyn L. Elder and Megan Schoen. WPA: Writing Program Administration 37.2 (2014): 13-35.
“Institutionalizing Normal: Rethinking Composition’s Precedence in Normal Schools.” Composition Studies 41.1 (2013): 10-26.
“A Problem of Publics and the Curious Case at Texas.” JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory 30.1/2 (2010): 143-73.
“Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s 1854 ‘Address to the Legislature of New York’ and the Paradox of Social Reform Rhetoric.” Rhetoric Review 29.2 (2010): 129-44.
“Circuitry in Motion: Rhetoric(al) Moves in YouTube’s Archive.” Video and Participatory Culture. Spec. issue of Enculturation 8 (2010).
“Toward a Working Theory of Institutional Rhetorics.” Reinventing (with) Theory in Rhetoric & Writing Studies. Ed. Andrea Alden, Kendall Gerdes, Judy Holiday, & Ryan Skinnell. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, forthcoming 2019.
“Coming to Terms with the Inevitability of Epic Failure, or Once More unto the Breach.” Explanation Points: Publishing in Rhetoric & Composition. Ed. John Gallagher & Dànielle Nicole DeVoss. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, forthcoming 2019.
“What Passes for Truth in the Trump Era: Telling It Like It Isn’t.” Faking the News: What Rhetoric Can Teach Us About Donald J. Trump. Ed. Ryan Skinnell. Exeter, UK: Societas (2018): 76-94.
“Reconciling Texas; or Inventing (a) Place Out of Place.” Inventing Place: Writing Lone Star Rhetorics. Ed. Jenny Rice and Casey Boyle. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP (2018): 139-49.
“Setting Out for Serendip: Of Research Quests and Chance Discoveries.” Serendipity in Rhetoric, Writing, and Literacy Research. Ed. Maureen Daly Goggin and Peter Goggin. Logan, UT: Utah State UP (2018): 117-28.
“What Are We Doing and Why Are We Doing It?: A Brief Survey of Shared Exigencies in Contemporary Histories of Rhetoric.” Rhetorics Change/Rhetoric’s Change. Ed. Jenny Rice, Chelsea Graham, and Eric Detweiler. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press and Intermezzo (2018).
“Developing a Professional Profile.” What We Wish We’d Known: Negotiating Graduate School. Ed. Ryan Skinnell, Judy Holiday, & Christine Vassett. Southlake, TX: Fountainhead Press (2015): 203-8.
“Considering the Impact of the WPA Outcomes Statement on Second Language Writers.” Co-authored with Paul Kei Matsuda. The WPA Outcomes Statement: A Decade Later. Ed. Nicholas Behm, et. al. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press (2013): 230-41.
“The Literature of Trauma: Reading the Sorrow of Love in Bao Ninh’s The Sorrow of War.” Thirty Years After: New Essays on Vietnam War Literature, Film, and Other Arts. Ed. Mark Heberle. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press (2009): 256-64.
“You Might Think It’s Okay, But I Don’t: Tracing Symploce in Democrats’ Response to the Mueller Report.” Citizen Critics, 29 Mar. 2019.
“Citizen Critics Live: State of the Union.” with Atilla Hallsby, Mark Hlavacik, Jessica Kurr, Rita Shah, Michael J. Steudeman, & Emily Winderman. Citizen Critics, 5 Feb. 2019.
“All Together Now: Consubstantiality in the Controversy around a Native Elder and a #MAGA Hat-Clad Teen in D.C.” Citizen Critics, 5 Feb. 2019.
“Effectiveness, Backlash, and Collateral Damage in #MeToo’s Media Campaign.” Media Ethics 30.1, 11. Dec. 2018.
“The Rhetoric of ‘Outside Agitators’ Has a Troubling Past We Can’t Ignore.” Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, 2 Dec. 2018.
“Critics Chat: Democratic Identity and the 2018 Midterms.” with Heather Ashley Hayes, Mark Hlavacik, Rita Shah, & Michael J. Steudeman. Citizen Critics, 5 Nov. 2018.
“Why is Trump Covering Up Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder?” Daily Doublespeak, 23 Oct. 2018.
“The Rhetoric of Trump’s Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy.” Citizen Critics, 23 Oct. 2018.
“Is Brett Kavanaugh a ‘Good Man’? Does It Matter?” Daily Doublespeak, 25 Sept. 2018.
“What Rhetoric Can Teach Us About Donald J. Trump.” The Academic Minute. AAC&U & WAMC Northeast Public Radio. 23 May 2018.
“Donald Trump and the Rhetoric of Honest Lying.” Citizen Critics, 01 May 2018.
“Making Spaces for Diverse Writing Practice” with Cindy Baer. Literacy & NCTE: The Official Blog of the National Council of Teachers of English. NCTE. 17 Dec. 2016
“The Timeless Wisdom of a Plagiarized Convention Speech.” The University Press of Colorado Blog. University Press of Colorado. 25 Oct. 2016.
“Why It Is Worth Reconsidering the Common Sense about Bureaucracy.” The University Press of Colorado Blog. University Press of Colorado. 08 Jun. 2016.
“Why Donald Trump’s Promises of Disaster Might be Part of His Appeal.” Ten Miles Square. The Washington Monthly. 31 Mar. 2016.
“Why Studying Writing Matters.” International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities. National University of Modern Languages-Islamabad, via video. (Oct. 2015)
ESSAYS / INTERVIEWS / INVITed contributions
“Introduction to Rhetoric’s Demagogue | Demagoguery’s Rhetoric.” Co-authored with Jillian Murphy. Special Issue of Rhetoric Society Quarterly 49.3 (2019): 225-32.
“Exigencies for RSQ: An Afterword.” Co-authored with Maureen Daly Goggin. Fifty Years of Rhetoric Society Quarterly: Selected Readings, 1968-2018. Ed. Joshua Gunn & Diane D. Davis. London: Routledge (2018): 343-56.
“Research :: Culture :: Exchange: Complex Cultural Exchange Amid a US-Pakistani Education Partnership.” Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies 6 (2018).
“Forty Years & More: Reminiscences with Sharon Crowley.” Interview conducted with Judy Holiday, Andrea Alden, & Kendall Gerdes. Composition Forum 37 (2017).
“Why Studying Writing Matters.” Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities: Emerging Interdisciplinary Trends in Social Sciences and Humanities, Oct. 20, 2015. National University of Modern Languages-Islamabad (2016): 130-4.
“Afterword: On the Market.” What We Wish We’d Known: Negotiating Graduate School. Ed. Ryan Skinnell, Judy Holiday, and Christine Vassett. Southlake, TX: Fountainhead Press (2015): 217-8.
“Review of Patricia Roberts-Miller’s Demagoguery and Democracy.” H-Rhetor, H-Net Reviews (2018).
“Review of Kelly Bradbury’s Reimagining Popular Notions of American Intellectualism.” Composition Forum 37 (2017).
“Review of Victor J. Vitanza’s Chaste Cinematics.” Co-authored with Geoffrey V. Carter. Enculturation 23 (2017).
“Review of Lori Ostergaard and Henrietta Rix Wood’s In the Archives of Composition: Writing and Rhetoric in High Schools and Normal Schools.” Rhetoric Review 35.3 (2016): 270-2.
“Review of Victor J. Vitanza’s Sexual Violence in Western Thought and Writing: Chaste Rape.” Enculturation 21 (2016).
“Review of Brent Henze, Jack Selzer, and Wendy Sharer’s 1977: A Cultural Moment in Composition.” Co-authored with Maureen Daly Goggin. Rhetoric Review 28.2 (2009): 215-8.
“Review of Paul Butler’s Out of Style.” Co-authored with Duane Roen. Rhetoric Review 28.2 (2009): 205-7.
“Octalog III: The Politics of Historiography in 2010.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Kairos 15.1 (2010).
“Empty Rhetoric and Academic Bullshit: Strategies for Composition’s Self-Representation in National Arenas.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Kairos 14.1 (2009).
“Think-Tank for Newcomers Developing Papers and Sessions for CCCC 2009.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Kairos 13.1 (2008).
“Charles Bazerman Dancing.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Kairos. 13.1 (2008).
“Who Represents English Studies? Whom Does English Studies Represent?” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Kairos 11.3 (2007).
Commentary Editor, Citizen Critics
Review Editor, Present Tense
Editor, Writing Notes, Arizona State University Writing Programs Newsletter
Editor, Tutor Notes Writing Center Newsletter, Los Angeles Valley College
San José State University (2015-present)
ENGL 298: Special Study
Kenneth Burke’s Rhetorical Theory
Rhetorical Traditions of the Near and Middle East
Rhetoric, Narrative, and New Media
Rhetorics of Race, Gender, & Sexuality
Postmodern Rhetorics of Race & Ethnicity
ENGL 259: Seminar in Composition Studies
ENGL 257: Seminar in the History of Rhetoric
ENGL 190: Honors Colloquium (Rhetorics of American Feminism(s))
ENGL 180: Individual Studies
Chicanx Rhetorical Traditions
ENGL 105: Seminar in Advanced Composition
ENGL 1A: First-Year English
ENGL 1AFS: Stretch English
ESE 1004: Exploring College Writing [online]
“What We Talk About When We Talk About Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum.” 5-week seminar about writing pedagogy & best practices for teaching writing in the disciplines for SJSU’s Writing Across the Curriculum Program.
University of North Texas (2011-2015)
ENGL 5900: Special Problems
Composition & Writing Program Histories
ENGL 5550: Studies in Teaching Composition
ENGL 5310: Studies in Rhetorical Theory
ENGL 4900: Special Problems
ENGL 4230: Special Topics in Rhetoric & Writing Studies
ENGL 4200: Modern Rhetorical Theory
ENGL 4160: Advanced Expository Writing
ENGL 3200: Rhetorical History & Historiography
ENGL 1311: Honors Composition I
National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan (2014)
Faculty Seminar: Writing for Publication (June 9 – June 20, 2014)
“Introducing Dissonance: Parrhēsia and the Art of Political Persuasion.” International Society for the History of Rhetoric Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA. (Jul. 2019).
“‘I Didn’t Know How Else to Get It Right’: Lives on the Boundary as an Invitation to Public Intellectualism.” Conference on College Composition & Communication. Pittsburgh, PA. (Mar. 2019)
“What Institutional Logics Teach Us about Institutional Rhetorics.” Rhetoric Society of America. Minneapolis, MN. (June 2018)
“How Did I Get Roped into This Shit? Stories from a jWPA.” Conference on College Composition & Communication. Kansas City, MO. (Mar. 2018)
“The Perversal Reversal of Lying and Truth-Telling in the Trump Era.” Team Rhetoric Conference, “Rhetoric and the New Fascism,” College Station, TX. (Feb. 2018)
“Trump’s Stump: On the Risky Appeal(s) of Donald Trump’s Anti-Rhetoric.” Conference on College Composition & Communication. Portland, OR. (Mar. 2017)
“What Are the Shared Exigencies for Contemporary Histories of Rhetoric?” Rhetoric Society of America. Atlanta, GA. (May 2016)
“Conceding Composition: How FYC Helped Reorient Higher Education in the GI Bill Era.” Conference on College Composition & Communication. Houston, TX. (Apr. 2016)
“Accrediting English.” National Council of Teachers of English. Minneapolis, MN. (Nov. 2015)
“Teaching Teachers to Write for Publication in Islamabad, Pakistan.” Conference on College Composition & Communication. Tampa, FL. (Mar. 2015)
“A Master Plan: A History of Higher Education & the Rhetorical Redefinition of Tenure.” Rhetoric Society of America. San Antonio, TX. (May 2014)
“Revisiting Historical Methodologies: Macro-, Micro-, & Genitive Histories.” Conference College Composition & Communication. Indianapolis, IN. (Mar. 2014)
“Accreditation & the Origins of Composition.” Conference on College Composition & Communication. Las Vegas, NV. (Mar. 2013)
“Adams Sherman Hill, Accreditation, & the ‘Birth’ of First-Year Composition.” Rhetoric Society of America. Philadelphia, PA. (May 2012)
“The Normals: Normal Schools & Composition History.” Conference on College Composition & Communication. St. Louis, MO. (Mar. 2012)
“Contesting the WPA Professionalization Narrative: A Local History.” Conference on College Composition & Communication. Atlanta, GA. (Apr. 2011)
“Reconsidering Professionalization Programs for Grad Student Administrators.” Council of Writing Program Administrators Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA. (Jul. 2010)
“Building the CWPA Mentoring Project Blog” with Michael Day, Cristyn Elder, Michele Eodice, Joe Janangelo, Duane Roen, Megan Schoen, & Sheldon Walcher. Council of Writing Program Administrators Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA. (Jul. 2010)
“YouTube’s Vault: Rhetorical Invention in the Video Archive.” Rhetoric Society of America. Minneapolis, MN. (May 2010)
“An Uncomfortable Encounter: Postmodern Reading Meets History in the Archives.” Research Network. Rhetoric Society of America. Minneapolis, MN. (May 2010)
“Material Archives & the ‘New’ Historiography.” Conference on College Composition & Communication. Louisville, KY. (Mar. 2010)
“The Logic of Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s Pathos.” Conference on College Composition & Communication. San Francisco, CA. (Mar. 2009)
“Effective Peer Reviews: The Importance of Creating Dialogue.” 2009 ASU Composition Conference. Tempe, AZ. (Feb. 2009)
“Complicating Genres in First-Year Composition: A Reality Check.” Conference on College Composition & Communication. New Orleans, LA. (Apr. 2008)
“Getting Past ‘It’s Good’: Making Peer Reviews Useful & Effective.” 2008 ASU Composition Conference. Tempe, AZ. (Mar. 2008)
“Where Are We Going, Where Have We Been: Notes on the History of the Freshman Theme.” Research Network Forum. Conference on College Composition & Communication. New York City, NY. (Mar. 2007)
“Do as I Say: Controlling the Language of Power in Freshman Classrooms.” Research Network Forum. Conference on College Composition & Communication. Chicago, IL. (Mar. 2006)
“Reading the Sorrow of Love in Bao Ninh’s The Sorrow of War.” Vietnam War Literature & Film International Conference. Honolulu, HI. (Nov. 2005)
“The Perfect Theory Bound Paper: A Story.” English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities Conference, Writing as/and Struggle. Erie, PA. (Oct. 2005)
Keynote Addresses & Invited Talks
“Teaching Writing in the New Age of Fake News.” Composition Program Orientation, California State University, Northridge. (Jan. 2019)
“Well, That Was a Thing: A Postmortem on the 2018 Mid-Term Election Rhetoric.” Creative Writing Week, San Jose State University. (Nov. 2018)
“Donald Trump’s (Rhetorical) Gender Gap.” Women’s Research and Resource Center, California State University, Northridge. (Oct. 2018)
“What is Demagoguery, and What Role Does it Play in a Democracy?” Salon San Jose, hosted by Kathryn Exon Smith. San Jose, CA. (Aug. 2018)
“An Introduction to Rhetoric & Composition Pedagogy.” National University of Modern Languages-Lahore, via Skype. (May 2018)
“‘Remediation’ in the United States: A Brief History.” SJSU Academic Senate Retreat, San José State University. San José, CA. (Feb. 2016)
“Off the Bleeding Edge: A Case for Researching & Writing (about) ‘Boring’ Stuff.” Center for Writing Visiting Speaker Series. Texas A&M-Commerce. (Apr. 2015)
“Of Funding, Federalism, & First-Year Composition: Writing Instruction in American Universities’ ‘Golden Age.’” UNT Postwar Faculty Colloquium. UNT. (Apr. 2015)
“Recentering NUML-Islamabad’s Writing Resource Center.” U.S. Department of State University Partnerships Best Practices Workshop. UNT. (Nov. 2014)
“Why College Writing Matters.” UNT Writing Program. UNT. (Aug. 2014)
“Who Cares if Rhetoricians Landed on the Moon?” Martha Gano Houstoun Distinguished Visiting Professor in Literary Criticism. University of Houston. (Feb. 2013)
“Launching and Sustaining a RSCA Agenda.” UNIV 101: New Faculty Orientation Program. San José State University. (Aug. 2018)
“RSA Preconference Workshop on Leadership Alumni Panel.” Rhetoric Society of America. Dir. Victoria Gallagher & David Kaufer. Minneapolis, MN. (May 2018)
“2nd Year Experience Panel.” UNIV 101: New Faculty Orientation Program. San José State University. (Apr. 2018)
“Wherefore Art Thou, Rhetoric?” “Rhetoric’s Histories, Theories, Pedagogies” Special Interest Group. Conference on College Composition & Communication. Kansas City, MO. (Mar. 2018)
Respondent, “Interrogating History in the Interspaces: Rhetoric, Composition, & Metadata Tools.” Conference on College Composition & Communication. Portland, OR. (Mar. 2017)
Respondent, “Cultivating a Public Voice: Entering Public Discourse as Public Intellectuals, Experts, Activists, & Digital Citizens.” Conference on College Composition & Communication. Portland, OR. (Mar. 2017)
“Why Studying Writing Matters.” International Conference on Social Sciences & Humanities. National University of Modern Languages-Islamabad, via video. (Oct. 2015)
“A Discussion on ‘Getting Published as a Graduate Student: From Conference Paper to Publication.’” Rhetoric Society of America. Philadelphia, PA. (May 2012)
“Juggling Roles: Blending Parenthood & Graduate Studies.” ASU Graduate College. Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ. (Apr. 2010)
Facilitator. “Radical Archival Work: Expanding, Creating, and Linking Archives.” CCCC pre-convention workshop. Kansas City, MO. (Mar. 2018)
Speaker/Facilitator. “Teaching with Portfolios.” SJSU First-Year Writing Program. San José State University. (May 17, 2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVLVzW6pYtc
Speaker. “Opening the Archives: Considering Questions of Access, Space, & Connection(s).” CCCC pre-convention workshop. Indianapolis, IN. (Mar. 2014)
Speaker. “The Private & Public Work of Archival Research: Considering Physical & Digital Archival Spaces.” CCCC pre-convention workshop. Las Vegas, NV. (Mar. 2013)
Speaker. “Negotiating Archival Spaces: Exploring Existing Archives & Building New Ones.” CCCC pre-convention workshop. Atlanta, GA. (Apr. 2011)
Speaker. “Charting Historical Waters: Articulating Strategies for Archival Research.” CCCC pre-convention workshop. San Francisco, CA. (Mar. 2009)
“A Tale of Two Demagogues: An Interview with Ryan Skinnell and Jennifer Mercieca.” Interview with Cassie Wright & Christopher Kamrath for Stanford’s Rhetorically Speaking podcast. Spring 2019. https://soundcloud.com/user-575777436/e03-a-tale-of-two-demagogues/s-rO3NH
“Trumped-Up Rhetoric: An Interview with Ryan Skinnell.” Interview with Eric Detweiler for Rhetoricity podcast. Jan. 28, 2019. http://rhetoricity.libsyn.com/trumped-up-rhetoric-an-interview-with-ryan-skinnell
Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Skinnell. Department of English. California State University, Northridge. Fall 2018. https://www.csun.edu/humanities/english/ryan-skinnell
“Spotlight on Alumni: Ryan Skinnell.” Interview with Sarah Snyder for Writing Notes. ASU Writing Programs. Arizona State University. Spring 2018. https://english.clas.asu.edu/sites/default/files/writing_notes_spring_2018.pdf
“Episode 4 – Conceding Composition with Ryan Skinnell.” Interview with Joel Heng Hartse for the Language U podcast. Centre for English Language Learning, Teaching, & Research, Simon Fraser University. Feb. 24, 2017. https://breaker.audio/e/17703503.
“Three Questions with Ryan Skinnell, Assistant Professor at San José State University.” Unique Collections at UNT Libraries. University Libraries, University of North Texas. Nov. 19, 2015. Web. http://www.library.unt.edu/news/external-relations/three-questions-ryan-skinnell-assistant-professor-san-jose-state-university.
“An Interview with Dr. Ryan Skinnell, by Khadija Maleeha, Urooj Sheeza, & Zirwa Gulzar.” Rawal Chronicle, 2013-2014. Government Post Graduate College for Women, Satellite Town, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (Jun. 20, 2014): 12-8.
Facilitator, Annual SJSU-Community College Writing Workshop. San José State University. May 3, 2019 (Workshop leader: Christie Toth)
Co-organizer (w/ Linda Mitchell), Special Guest Lecture, “Black Religion Matters: Birmingham Mass Meeting Oratory and the Legacy of African American Prophetic Critique.” San José State University. Feb. 14, 2019 (Speaker, David G. Holmes)
Coordinator, “Writing for the Public,” Center for Faculty Development, Writing Across the Curriculum, and Writing Center faculty workshop, San José State University. Feb. 5, 2019 (Speakers: Catherine Baxter, Thomas Moriarty)
Facilitator, Annual SJSU-Community College Writing Workshop. San José State University. May 11, 2018 (Workshop leader: Todd Ruecker)
Facilitator, Annual SJSU-Community College Writing Workshop. San José State University. May 5, 2017 (Workshop leader: Adam J. Banks)
Organizer, English & Comparative Literature Special Guest Lecture, “Assembling Indigenous Archives: Indian Removal, Unruly Writing, & the Place of Cherokee Histories.” San José State University. Feb. 16, 2017 (Speaker, Kelly Wisecup)
Coordinator, Writing Program Professional Development Series. San José State University, 2016. (Workshop leaders: Jackie Rhodes [CSUSB], Stefan Frazier, Sarah Prasad, Mark Dowdy, Faith Kirk, Allison St. Dennis, Dawn Opel [Michigan State])
Co-chair (w/ Gabriel Cervantes, Kevin Curran, Dahlia Porter, & Kelly Wisecup) “Bureaucracy & the Organization of Knowledge: A Symposium.” University of North Texas. April 2-3, 2015 (http://calendar.unt.edu/symposium-bureaucracy-and-organization-knowledge)
Co-organizer (w/ Kelly Wisecup) American Studies Colloquium pedagogy workshop. University of North Texas. November 6, 2014 (Workshop leader: Malea Powell)
Co-chair (w/ Matthew Heard) “Federation Rhetoric Symposium.” University of North Texas. October 24, 2013 (Keynote: Victor J. Vitanza)
Seminars/Institutes/Workshops Attended (competitive)
International Faculty Partnership Seminar, “Media, Democracy, and the Representation of Individual Realities.” California State University’s Academic Council on International Programs (ACIP), Paris, France. (Jun. 16-22, 2019)
“The Public Humanities.” RSA Summer Institute Workshop. Dir. by Dave Tell and Trevor Parry-Giles. University of Maryland. (Jun. 2019)
“Rhetorical Archives/Archival Rhetorics.” RSA Summer Institute Workshop. Dir. by Jenell Johnson & Christa Olson. University of Indiana, Bloomington. (May 2017)
Deans’ Leadership Academy. Dir. by Lisa Vollendorf & Walt Jacobs. San José State University, 2016-2017.
“RSA Pre-Conference Workshop in Leadership in the Academy & Profession.” Rhetoric Society of America. Dir. Victoria Gallagher & David Kaufer. Atlanta, GA. (May 2016)
“Rhetoric & Networks.” RSA Summer Institute Workshop. Dir. by Collin G. Brooke. University of Wisconsin, Madison. (Jun. 2015)
“Historiography & the Archives: Taking the Next Steps.” RSA Summer Institute Seminar. Dir. by Susan C. Jarratt, Susan Romano, David Gold, & Davis W. Houck. University of Kansas. (Jun. 2013)
“Rhetoric Memory Archive Museum.” RSA Summer Institute Workshop. Dir. by Michael Bernard-Donals. University of Kansas. (Jun. 2013)
“Performance & the Rhetorical Tradition.” RSA Summer Institute Workshop. Dir. by Jenn Fishman & Jeremy Wear. Penn State Univ. (Jun. 2009)
“Revealing & Preserving Our Local Histories: Archiving as a Tool for Access.” CCCC pre-convention workshop. New Orleans, LA. (Apr. 2008)
Professional Development Seminars/ Workshops Attended (non-competitive)
“Do the Flip!” First in the World Grant, Flipped Instruction Workshop. Dir. by Victoria Bhavasar, Silvia Heubach, and Ravisha Mathur. San José State University. (May 31, 2019)
“Accelerating Ideas – Level II Seminar.” The Op-Ed Project. San Francisco. (Nov. 18, 2018)
“Write To Change The World – Advanced Core Seminar.” The Op-Ed Project. San Francisco. (Oct. 13-14, 2018)
“Onboarding Seminar For New (and New-ish) 100W/100WB Instructors.” Writing Across the Curriculum Seminar. Dir. by Tom Moriarty. San José State University. (Sept. 18-Oct. 30, 2018)
San Jose Area Writing Project (SJAWP) Intensive Summer Institute-Advanced. “180 Days of Reading and Writing.” Dir. by Jonathan Lovell. San José State University. (Jun. 25-29, 2018)
Peer Learning Professional Development Workshop. Dir. by Melissa Graham Meeks. Eli Review. (Dec. 11-16, 2017)
Whiteness & Race Faculty Professional Development Series. Dir. by Susan Murray. San José State University. (Fall 2017)
San Jose Area Writing Project (SJAWP) Intensive Summer Institute-Advanced. “Multigenre Writing.” Dir. by Jonathan Lovell. San José State University. (Jul. 9-14, 2017)
Academic Affairs Leadership Discovery Group. San José State University, 2016-2017.
“Assessment 101 @ SJSU.” San José State University. (Oct. 2016)
“Applying the Quality Matters Rubric.” QM Workshop. San José, CA. (Jan. 2016)
“Assessment 101: The Assessment Cycle, Clear & Simple.” WASC Senior College & University Commission. Oakland, CA. (Oct. 2015)
“University 101: New Faculty Development Seminar.” San José State University. (Fall 2015)
“Making Connections/Building Alliances: Working with Media to Support Our Writing Programs.” Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference Institute. Philadelphia, PA. (Jul. 2010)
“Writing Teachers Writing.” CCCC pre-convention workshop. Louisville, KY. (Mar. 2010)
SELECTED SERVICE ACTIVITIES
Elected Member, CCCC Executive Committee
Publications Committee, Council of Writing Program Administrators
Assistant Curator, NCTE Gallery, National Gallery of Writing
Founding Member, CWPA Graduate Committee (WPA-GC)
Founding Member, CWPA Graduate Organization (WPA-GO)
CompPile Indexer, JAC: A Journal of Rhetoric, Culture, & Politics
Book Manuscript Reviewer, Flip Learning
Book Manuscript Reviewer, Pearson Education
External Thesis Reviewer, Air University-Islamabad, Pakistan
External Thesis Reviewer, NUML-Islamabad, Pakistan
External Thesis Reviewer, Punjab University-Lahore, Pakistan
Grants Reviewer, CCCC Research Initiative Grants Committee
Journal Manuscript Reviewer, Balochistan Journal of Linguistics
Journal Manuscript Reviewer, College Composition & Communication
Journal Manuscript Reviewer, Enculturation
Journal Manuscript Reviewer, NUML Journal of Critical Inquiry (JCI)
Journal Manuscript Reviewer, NUML Journal of Research in Social Sciences
Journal Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Research and Reflections in Education
Journal Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities
Journal Manuscript Reviewer, Present Tense
Journal Manuscript Reviewer, Rhetoric Society Quarterly
Journal Manuscript Reviewer, WPA: Writing Program Administration
Longform Essay Reviewer, Intermezzo
Proposal Reviewer, American Society for the History of Rhetoric Symposium
Proposal Reviewer (Stage 1), Conf. on College Composition & Communication
Proposal Reviewer, Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference
Proposal Reviewer, Feminisms & Rhetorics
Proposal Reviewer, Rhetoric Society of America
Co-Chair (with Jennifer Johnson), 2nd Annual Education for Liberation
Co-Chair (with Cindy Baer),
Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference Planning Committee
Newcomers Welcome Booth Volunteer, CCCC
Symposium on Second Language Writing, Symposium Assistant
Provost & Sr. VP for Academic Affairs Search Committee, SJSU
Educate for Engagement & Innovation Strategic Planning Taskforce, SJSU
Directed Self-Placement Committee, SJSU
Writing Requirements Committee, SJSU
Written Communication Core Competency Assessment Group, SJSU
University Writing Committee, UNT
Research Committee, SJSU
Ricco Ethics Award Committee, UNT
Policy Committee, SJSU
Graduate Committee, SJSU
Composition Committee, SJSU
Graduate Admissions Committee, UNT
Rhetoric Committee, Federation of North Texas Area Universities, UNT
Rhetoric & Composition Committee, ASU
Writing Programs Newsletter Committee, ASU
Writing Programs Committee, ASU
Graduate Committee, ASU
Writing Programs Self-Study Task Force, ASU
Vice President, Rhetoric Society of America, ASU Chapter
HONORS & AWARDS
Collaborative Project Award, Education for Liberation Conference, SJSU Service Learning & Community Engagement Awards, 2018
Theresa J. Enos Anniversary Award for the best essay published in Rhetoric Review, 2015
Commendation for Pedagogical Use of Special Collections, “Bureaucracy: A Love Story,” Friends of the UNT Libraries Board, 2015
Recognized Teacher, UNT’s “Thank a Teacher” Program, 2012, 2014
Phi Kappa Phi, 2009
ASU Devils’ Advocates Apple Polisher Award for Teaching Excellence (ASU), 2008
Mitchell Marcus Prize for Distinguished Graduate Student in English (CSUN), 2006
Nominee, President’s Associates Outstanding Graduate Student Award (CSUN), 2006
Sigma Tau Delta, 2005