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
Creative Writing: fiction, non-fiction and translation
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, ESL graduate writing groups
Early Modern British Literature and Culture; International Education and Student Mobility
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.
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
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
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: 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
Literature and culture of the U.S. South; race, religion, and literature; ecocriticism and environmental justice.
Writing and Rhetoric; Creative Nonfiction & Fiction; Narrative Rhetorics; Prose Analysis; Modernist & Utopian Literature; Spatial Semiotics; Psychoanalytic Political Theory
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.
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
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
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
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: 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
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
Literature: Poetics, Romanticism, Postmodernism.
Creative Writing: fiction
conversations in academic writing
Creative Writing: Poetry Writing, Modern and Contemporary Poetry
Composition: teaching composition in a multicultural classroom
- 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
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 and the novel; American antislavery literature; 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.
Composition and literature pedagogies, rhetorics of horror and mental distress, the writing and rhetoric of mental health conditions, and creative writing
Creative Writing: Poetry
Creative Writing: short stories; crime, mystery, and suspense fiction; book reviews.
Literature and popular culture, history of technology and business.
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
Folklore: Oral Narrative, Material Culture, Heritage, Museums, Tourism, Ethnography, China, East Asia