Areas of Interest:
Composition pedagogy, professional communication, honors education, and gender studies
Fall 2013 Classes:
EH 105 - Honors Comp
EH 280 - Horror
EH 372 - Technical Writing
Composition: Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Practices. National
Collegiate Honors Council, 2003.
Articles and Book Chapters
"Harry Potter and the Specter of Honors Accreditation." Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council 12.2 (2011): 85-90.
"Why Honors Students Still Need
First-Year Composition." Honors in Practice 7 (2011):
"A Blue Collar Honors Story." Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council 10.1
(Spring/Summer 2009): 25-29.
"Honors Culture Clash: The High Achieving Student Meets
the Gifted Professor." Journal of the National Collegiate Honors
Council 9.1 (Spring/Summer 2008): 31-34.
"Evaluation vs. Grading in Honors Composition, Or How I
Learned to Stop Worrying about Grades and Love Teaching." Journal of the
National Collegiate Honors Council 8.1 (Spring/Summer 2007): 31-36.
History and Context for the Scholarly Study of First-Year Honors
Composition." FYHC: First-Year Honors Composition 1 (Spring
"Originality Is a Risk." Journal of the National Collegiate
Honors Council 6.1 (Spring/Summer 2005): 29-30.
"Making Connections in Secondary Education." Innovative Approaches to the Teaching of Technical Communication. Eds. Dickie Selfe, Karla Saari Kitalong, and Tracy Bridgeford.
Salt Lake City
UP, 2004. 272-90. Co-authored with Laura
"Faculty Compensation and Course Assessment in Honors Composition." Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council 5.1 (Spring/Summer
"Research in Honors and Composition." Special Forum on Research
in Honors. Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council 5.1
(Spring/Summer 2004): 37-39.
"Reproducing Our Means of Reproduction: Althusserian Reflections of an Honors Professor" National Honors Report 24.1
(Spring 2003): 9-11.
"Horror in the Disciplines: Expanding Critical Thinking through a Critically
Maligned Genre." National Honors Report 23.1 (Spring 2002):
"Returning Students and the Technical Writing Course: Retention
Strategies for New Technical Writing Teachers." KAIROS: A
Journal for Teachers of Writing in Webbed Environments 6.2 (Fall 2001).