Composition, online instruction, technical writing, film analysis, and Shakespeare
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, U.S. and global Southern studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, American fiction from the beginnings to the 21st century, multi-ethnic American literatures
Creative Writing: poetry, ecopoetics, literary translation, recent and contemporary American poetry
Writing and Rhetoric
Asian American Culture, Asian American Literature, American Studies, Teaching Pedagogy
Creative Writing: fiction, non-fiction and translation
Writing and Rhetoric: rhetoric, composition, and pedagogy; spatial politics; rhetorics of violence; cultural rhetorics; automobilities; masculinities; empathic rhetorics; rhetorics of e/migration; trends in edtech; digital pedagogies; MOOCs
Literature: Medieval literature; medieval historiography; translation; rhetoric; classical reception; Welsh and Celtic Studies
Literature: African American literature; poetry
Second language writing, corpus linguistics, English for academic purposes, technology in language teaching, tutor training
Early Modern British Literature and Culture; International Education and Student Mobility
Creative Writing: Nonfiction; Essay
Composition: Meditation and mindfulness in education, international higher education
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.
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
Writing and Rhetoric: Classical and contemporary rhetorical theory, digital rhetoric, digital scholarship and electronic publication, web authoring and design, technical and scientific writing
Literature: world literature, modern fiction, comparative literature
Folklore: folk narrative; foodways; folk custom and drama; cultural tourism
Film and Media Studies: Documentaries, American media, war movies, black popular cultures, sports and media, horror, action, and science fiction, 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.
narrative, performance, the ethnography of communication, Islam, Central Asia and the Middle East
Creative Writing: fiction; non-fiction; online writing and publishing
Writing and Rhetoric
Writing and Rhetoric: multilingual writing, trauma studies, writing in the disciplines
Literature: early American literature, early modern women's writing, feminist theory
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: theories and histories of rhetoric, material rhetorics, continental philosophy, digital rhetoric, videogames, mobile media, cultural studies, composition pedagogy
Writing and Rhetoric; Creative Nonfiction & Fiction; Narrative Rhetorics; Prose Analysis; Modernist & Utopian Literature; Spatial Semiotics; Deconstruction & Hauntology
Composition: oral response to student writing, online civility, virtual intellectual property, online instructional design
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
Literature: American literature and its relations to political and religious contexts
Adult learning styles, classroom assessment techniques, and composition.
Writing and Rhetoric: Composition, writing across the curriculum/in the disciplines, ethnography, writing program administration and pedagogy, student writing development
Literature: nineteenth and twentieth-century American literature; publishing and book history; writing and editing
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
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
Writing and Rhetoric: composition theory and pedagogy, writing program administration, labor and professionalization
Literature: history of children's literature; eighteenth-century British literature; disability studies
Media Studies, Software and Critical Code Studies, Cultural Studies, History of Technology, Philosophy of Technology
Creative Writing: non-fiction and fiction
Creative Writing: fiction
Creative Writing, Fiction and Nonfiction, Composition, Theories of the Post- and Nonhuman, Genre Literature and Film, Video Game Criticism and Theory, 20th and 21st-Century English Literature and World Literature in Translation
Creative Writing: Poetry Writing, Modern and Contemporary Poetry
- 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.
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: 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.
Literature: British literature and culture of the long nineteenth century, nineteenth-century British novel, materialist approaches to literature.
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.
Multilingual Education, writing and 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: fiction
Composition and literature pedagogies, creative writing, and the writing and rhetoric of mental health conditions
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
Literature and popular culture, history of technology and business.
Creative Writing: poetry; visual poetry; mixed form (prose & poetry); poetry's intersections with walking art and land art;
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
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