Literature: affect and politics; problems in mass culture and popular culture; science and technology studies; critical historicism and the contemporary moment; Shakespeare in public culture; Milton and early modern literature
Literature: middle eastern literature; world literature; gender and sexuality
Literature: American Indian literatures, Southern studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, American fiction from the beginnings to the 21st century, multi-ethnic American literatures
British modernism; technologies of culture; periodical press history; gender
Creative Writing: poetry, ecopoetics, eco-justice, recent and contemporary American poetry
Composition: Composition, creative writing, humor writing
Writing and Rhetoric
Asian American Literature and Culture, American Studies, Teaching Pedagogy
Creative Writing: Fiction writing, speculative fiction, mythology, and folklore
composition studies, first year writing, teaching online
Hip Hop rhetoric, Black Church rhetoric, community studies, personal narrative, documentary rhetoric, non-traditional students, theological writing
Creative Writing: fiction, non-fiction and translation
Creative Writing: Nonfiction, experimental essay, memoir, hybrid nonfiction, cultural criticism, feminism, class theory, film studies
Literature: Medieval literature; medieval historiography; translation; rhetoric; classical reception; Welsh and Celtic Studies
Writing and Rhetoric: UX/UI, technical writing, mixed-methods research, human computer interaction, information and communication technologies, human centered design , systems design and analysis, design as research
Creative Writing: Fiction, mental health, gender and sexuality
Literature: African American literature; poetry
Second language writing, corpus linguistics, English for academic purposes, technology in language teaching, tutor training, ESL graduate writing groups
Writing and Rhetoric: play, computer games, composition pedagogies, writing centers
Early Modern British Literature and Culture; International Education and Student Mobility
Writing and Rhetoric: Academic, baseline, civic, and information literacies; news media's role in the public sphere; propaganda and fake news; first-year composition; writing program administration; applying Stasis Theory to teaching research and writing; critical thinking and logical fallacies; Kenneth Burke's theory on identification and division in relation to political power and influence.
Composition: Hemingway, Composition
Creative Writing: Nonfiction; Essay
Composition: Meditation and mindfulness in education, international higher education
Writing and Rhetoric: Writing and Rhetoric: International technical communication, professional and technical communication, social justice, public intellectualism, rhetoric of technology, technology and elections, politics, biometric technology, and localization.
Writing and Rhetoric: Digital rhetoric, game studies, feminist and queer theory, intersections of queer theory and video games, performativity and embodiment in gaming
Literature: 18th and 19th century British literature and culture, esp. Romanticism; lyric poetry; history of reading; literary and cultural theory
Film and Media: global media and television studies, Middle East and Arab media studies, visual culture studies, urban studies, critical theory, media history and theory, religion and media, cultural studies
Composition: Intercultural technical communication, digital communication, professional and technical writing
Writing and Rhetoric: Classical and contemporary rhetorical theory, digital rhetoric, digital scholarship and electronic publication, web authoring and design, technical and scientific writing
Writing and Rhetoric: writing program administration, professional writing, composition
Composition: Workplace writing, writing transfer, writing in the disciplines, online pedagogy
Composition: British film and television, adaptation studies, composition, British cultural studies, film and television directors, media history, arts documentary
Literature: world literature, modern fiction, comparative literature
Film and Media Studies: Documentary, television, social media, war movies, sports media, black popular cultures, LGBTQ media, horror, action, and science fiction movies and TV, gender and sexuality
Writing and Rhetoric: brain research and the teaching of writing; portfolio assessment; writing and meditation
The language/rhetoric interface; English composition for second language learners; academic English acquisition; international teaching.
Writing and Rhetoric: composition pedagogy, digital rhetoric and literacy, multilingual learners, minority student populations
narrative, performance, the ethnography of communication, Persianate oral traditions, Islam, Central Asia and the Middle East
Folklore: Folklore, public humanities, performance studies, African Studies, women's and gender studies, politics and culture, ethnographic fieldwork, filmmaking, digital storytelling.
Creative Writing: fiction; non-fiction; online writing and publishing
Writing and Rhetoric: digital rhetoric, professional writing, emoji, circulation, critical code studies
Writing and Rhetoric: Distance education, technology in education
Writing and Rhetoric: multilingual writing, second language writing, trauma studies, writing in the disciplines
Literature: early American literature, early modern women's writing, feminist theory
Chesapeake Bay regional literature and culture; film studies
Writing and Rhetoric: Millennial Protest/Rhetoric of Confrontation
Literature and culture of the U.S. South; race, religion, and literature; ecocriticism and environmental justice.
Composition, writing in the disciplines, writing across the curriculum, teaching literature, early modern literature
Writing and Rhetoric; Creative Nonfiction & Fiction; Narrative Rhetorics; Prose Analysis; Modernist & Utopian Literature; Spatial Semiotics; Deconstruction & Hauntology
Literature: Speculative fiction and sci-fi; environmental humanities; C20/21 multi-ethnic American literatures; postcolonial and Indigenous literatures; science and technology studies; gender and sexuality studies.
Writing and Rhetoric. Pedagogy. Writing across curriculum. Composition for multilingual writers
nineteenth-century British literature, history of science, interdisciplinary and cultural studies
Writing and rhetoric: composition pedagogy, mindfulness meditation, writing centers, antiracist writing assessment, translingualism.
Creative Writing: Fiction, Speculative Fiction, Moral Philosophies, Religion and Society, Demagoguery and Authoritarianism, Simulated Worlds
Composition: Digital intellectual property, online civility, online instructional design, oral response to student writing
Restoration and eighteenth-century British literature, British drama and performance, feminist theory and criticism
Literature: contemporary poetry; Critical Theory; Visual art and Art History;
Creative Writing: poetry
Composition: Literature - Teen/Young Adult Fiction, Gender and Sexuality, United States Literature, African American Literature, Women Writers
Fiction writing, contemporary fiction and poetry, colonialism, gender studies
Adult learning styles, classroom assessment techniques, and composition.
Linguistics: phonetics, laboratory phonology, speech perception, speech production, bi-(or multi-) lingualism
Writing and Rhetoric: Feminist research, community writing, writing across the curriculum/in the disciplines, ethnography, writing program administration and pedagogy
Short Fiction, Experimental Fiction, Novel and Novella Writing
Writing and Rhetoric
Folklore: Sense of Place, Appalachian Studies, Transnational Migration
Writing and Rhetoric: Medical rhetoric, vaccine controversy, professional and technical communication, public rhetoric, rhetoric of science and technology
Writing center theory and practice, research methods, discourse analysis
Composition and Creative Nonfiction
Composition: First year composition, teacher development, scholarship of teaching and learning
Literature: nineteenth-century American literature; gender and sexuality studies; research methods; queer theory
language acquisition, morphology, morphosyntax, language variation, real-time language comprehension
medical rhetoric, health communication, proposal writing, activism, multimodal composition
Literature: Modernism; Anglophone novel, drama, and poetry, spec. Irish, Caribbean, British literature; literary theory, postcolonialism and cultural studies; history of English.
Writing center studies, graduate student professionalization, empathy
Literature: Early modern literature, Shakespeare and Renaissance drama, gender and sexuality
Composition: composition and writing center pedagogy
veterans studies; digital composition; theories of networks, participation, and identity
Linguistics: Semantics & pragmatics, Japanese phonology
Writing and Rhetoric: Writing Program Administration incl. Labor Advocacy, Professional Development, and Curriculum Development | Composition Pedagogy incl. Writing about Writing, Public Writing, Active Learning, Distance Learning, and Service Learning
Literature: history of children's literature; eighteenth-century British literature; disability studies
Creative Writing: Caribbean literature; science and technology studies; world literature; linguistics;
Film and Media Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Cultural Studies, AI / Machine Learning, Big Data, Image Recognition, Computer Vision, Eye Tracking
Creative Writing: non-fiction and fiction
20th-century American literature, science and literature, history of science, economics and the environment
Literature: Poetics, Romanticism, Postmodernism.
Creative Writing: fiction
conversations in academic writing
Folklore: Folklore, Folklife, Public Folklore, Foodways, Immigrant Experience, Urban Folklore, Cultural Anthropology.
Creative Writing: Poetry Writing, Modern and Contemporary Poetry
Creative Writing: Fiction
Composition: teaching composition in a multicultural classroom
Composition Theory, Writing Center Studies, Writing, Reading, Education Research
Literature: Novels of the American South, American short story; Creative Writing: Fiction, Non-fiction, Food and Wine journalism
- Visual and digital rhetoric and the rhetoric of display as they relate to discourse and identity. - Hyperbole and its influence on/representation in social rhetoric. - Targeted writing programs to address the professional and academic needs of non-traditional students in an online and blended-delivery setting.
Creative Writing: Modernist poetry, classical Chinese poetry, German Expressionism
Creative Writing, Literary Journalism, Travel Writing, Biography
Writing Instruction, Information Literacy, Women's Literature, Gender Studies, Folklore
Writing and Rhetoric: faculty development, composition and rhetoric, writing program administration, writing pedagogy education
Writing and Rhetoric
Writing and Rhetoric: My primary research interests revolve around the development of writing abilities across the lifespan, with an emphasis on instruction and feedback, and the relationship of writing to knowledge production and social innovation.
medieval literature, science fiction, fantasy, literature and the arts, children's literature
Literature: British literature and culture of the long nineteenth century, nineteenth-century British novel, materialist approaches to literature.
Sociohistorical linguistics; Romance linguistics; linguistic anthropology; language contact & dialectology; language evolution; history of linguistics; bilingual language acquisition; language and gender; language and literature; language and cinema
Composition: 19th-century American literature, with particular focus on works by women and African-Americans; the novel; the antislavery movement; digital humanities; open educational resources; writing in and about the disciplines.
Writing and Rhetoric: multilingual education, composition, public rhetoric, qualitative research
Film and Media Studies: global and transnational cinema; incarceration and security; diaspora and migration; violence and human rights; colonialism; Indian, Irish, and Latin American film; race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality
Linguistics: Syntax, morphology, language documentation and revitalization; Scottish Gaelic, St. Lawrence Island / Siberian Yupik; aspect, tense, mood, modality; Distributed Morphology; roots and categories; nominals and nominal functional structure.
Creative Writing: Poetry, publishing, editing
Creative Writing: fiction
Composition and literature pedagogies, rhetorics of horror and mental distress, the writing and rhetoric of mental health conditions, and creative writing
Creative nonfiction, personal essay, memoir, flash nonfiction, travel writing, journalism, epilepsy, epileptic colonies, the Eugenics movement, Buck v. Bell, addiction, genetics & inheritance, stigma, fertility & menstruation, prison systems, gender studies, feminist theory, conflict resolution, and so on.
Writing and Rhetoric
Writing,Teaching, and Learning
Creative Writing: Poetry
Folklore: Folklore, Agriculture, Foodways, Supernatural Beliefs, Fear, Urban Legends, and Folklife Festivals.
Composition, Cultural Studies, African & African American Studies
Creative Writing: short stories; crime, mystery, and suspense fiction; book reviews.
Creative Writing: Poetry, Modern American Poetry, Civil War History and Fiction
Literature and popular culture, history of technology and business.
Creative Writing: poetry; war poetry; visual poetry; mixed form (prose & poetry); poetry's intersections with walking art and land art;
Creative Writing: Fiction writing, contemporary fiction and essays, journalism, philosophy, religion, and psychology
Writing and Rhetoric: digital rhetoric, theories and histories of rhetoric, composition pedagogy, technical communication, digital humanities, digital curation, rhetorics and poetics of memory, media ecology, medieval rhetorics and poetics
Linguistics: Computational Linguistics, Linguistic Typology, Language and cognition, Morphology, Language documentation
Linguistics: phonetics, phonology, second language acquisition, speech accents, alien language
Literature: late eighteenth century/early nineteenth century black antislavery writing with a particular emphasis on slave narrative autobiography, early black polemic, and their contributions to Atlantic political and intellectual currencies
Writing and Rhetoric: Writing Program Administration, Feminist Rhetorics, Composition
Linguistics: Application of linguistics to TESL, formal semantics and the semantics-pragmatics interface, historical linguistics, computational linguistics
Literature: Restoration and 18th-Century British literature; nationalism, imperialism, and literary culture; postcolonial and world literature, esp. South Asian
traditional narrative; material culture; family folklore; gender studies
writing across the curriculum; writing in the disciplines; writing assessment; multicultural and second language writers; feminism and composition
Folklore: Oral Narrative, Material Culture, Heritage, Museums, Tourism, Ethnography, China, East Asia