Ph.D.in Rhetoric and Technical Communication, May 2001
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
Dissertation: “When ‘a soda fountain orgy may mean death’: Diabetes Education and the Rhetorics of Compliance and Responsibility” (Dennis Lynch, Director)
M.A. in English, emphasis in Rhetoric and Composition Theory, 1995
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
B.A. in English Literature, Asian Studies minor, 1992
St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
- “Diabetes and Literacy: Negotiating Control Through Artifacts of Medicalization.” Journal of Medical Humanities (2009).
- “Diabetes Management, the Complexities of Embodiment, and Rhetorical Analysis” In B. Heifferon and S. C. Brown. (Eds.). Rhetoric of Healthcare: Essays toward a New Disciplinary Inquiry. Hampton Press, 2008.
- “Scoring Rubrics and the Material Conditions of our Relations with Students.” Teaching English in the Two-Year College, 36 (2008):123-137.
- “Compliance Rhetoric and the Impoverishment of Context.” Communication Theory 15 (2005): 59-77.
- “Classroom-Based Tutoring and the ‘Problem’ of Tutor Identity: Highlighting the Shift from Writing Center to Classroom-Based Tutoring.” (With Thia Wolf.) In C. Spigelman & L. Grobman. (Eds.). On Location: Theory and Practice in Classroom-Based Writing Tutoring. Utah State University Press, 2005.
- [Review of the book Talking, Sketching, Moving]. Composition Studies, 32 (2004): 134-136.
- “Making the Web More Accessible” Inside Chico State 34(12). (May 13, 2004).
- [Review of the book Student Writing: Access, Regulation, Desire]. College Composition and Communication, 54 (2002). 153-155.