My academic research has primarily focused on histories of rhetoric and composition, particularly in institutions of higher education during the 19th and 20th centuries. In recent years, however, my interests have shifting toward theories of institutional rhetorics and bureaucracy. In addition, I am increasingly interested in writing and publishing public scholarship that contributes to discussions beyond academia.
Histories of Rhetoric and Composition
History of American Education
Archival Theories and Methods
Reinventing (with) Theory in Rhetoric & Writing Studies: Essays in Honor of Sharon Crowley collects 17 essays that take up and extend the inventive practice that characterizes Sharon Crowley’s work. The goal of this collection is to reinvent rhetoric and writing studies with new theorizing that gets us to see differently, discover new possibilities for thought & action, and effect change in the field & beyond.
Essay Collection: Faking the News: What Rhetoric Can Teach Us About Donald J. Trump
Faking the News: What Rhetoric Can Teach Us About Donald J. Trump is a popular press collection of 12 essays by rhetoric experts that each seek to illuminate aspects of DJT’s rhetorical game.