Curriculum Vitae

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ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and 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)

Affiliated Faculty, Humanities and Social Sciences Training Institute (2016-present)

Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and 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)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (full list here)

Conceding Composition: A Crooked History of Composition’s Institutional Fortunes (Utah State University Press, 2016)

Reviewed by: Mendenhall, Annie S. Rhetoric Review 36.3 (2017): 246-9.

Enlisting Composition: How First-Year Composition Helped Reorient Higher Education in the GI Bill Era.” Journal of Veterans Studies 2.1 (2017): 79-84.

Review of Victor J. Vitanza’s Chaste Cinematics.” Co-authored with Geoffrey V. Carter. Enculturation 23 (2017).

The Timeless Wisdom of a Plagiarized Convention Speech.” The University Press of Colorado Blog. University Press of Colorado. 25 Oct. 2016.

Why Donald Trump’s Promises of Disaster Might be Part of His Appeal.” Ten Miles Square. The Washington Monthly. 31 Mar. 2016.

RECENT PRESENTATIONS (full list here)

Interview with Joel Heng Hartse for the Language U podcast. “Episode 4 – Conceding Composition with Ryan Skinnell.” Feb. 24, 2017.

“Trump’s Stump: On the Risky Appeal(s) of Donald Trump’s Anti-Rhetoric.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, 2017.

Respondent, “Cultivating a Public Voice: Entering Public Discourse as Public Intellectuals, Experts, Activists, & Digital Citizens.” Conference on College Composition & Communication, 2017.

“What Are the Shared Exigencies for Contemporary Histories of Rhetoric?” Rhetoric Society of America, 2016.

“Conceding Composition: How FYC Helped Reorient Higher Education in the GI Bill Era.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, 2016.

‘Remediation’ in the United States: A Brief History.” SJSU Academic Senate Retreat, San José State University, 2016. [invited talk]

RECENT PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Review Editor, Present Tense, 2017-present

Co-Chair (with Cindy Baer), screen-shot-2016-12-15-at-4-23-50-pm, 2017

Member, CCCC Executive Committee, 2014-2017

Member, Writing Requirements Committee, San José State University, 2015-present

Member, Composition Committee, San José State University, 2015-present