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Education

PhD in Rhetoric & Writing, Michigan State University, 2016
Dissertation: The Queer Critical Research and Video Editing Practices of The Gender Project: Consent, Collaboration, and Multimodality
Certificate: Humanities Certificate in College Teaching (Technology and Online Learning)

MA in Digital Rhetoric & Professional Writing, Michigan State University

BA in General Studies, concentration in Writing, Oakland University (Rochester, MI)

Current Appointments

Academic Advisor, Professional and Public Writing, Department of Writing, Rhetoric and American Cultures, Michigan State University, August 2019 – present
Assistant Professor, Department of Writing, Rhetoric and American Cultures, Michigan State University, August 2016 – present

Things I’ve Made

Butch Rhetoric: queer masculinity in rhetoric & composition.” Kairos 20.1 (August 2015). Video.

The Gender Project: a series of short documentaries on gender and sexuality

“Coffee/Ink Ring Logo.” The Writing Center at MSU. Spring 2011.

Select Conference Presentations 

“Public Writing for Just Causes: An Introduction to the Professional and Public Writing Major at MSU.” Michigan Pre-College and Youth Outreach Conference. Online. November 19-20, 2020.

“The Queer Techne of Digital Video Research.” Panel: Queer Techne: Making Zines, Researching with Video, and Teaching Comics with Hillery Glasby and Rachael Ryerson. Computers & Writing. Findley, OH (University of Findley). June 1-4, 2017.

The Queer Critical Research Practices of The Gender Project.” Panel: Queer Archives, Producing Public Memory, and Activism with Laura Tetreault, Tammie Kennedy, Angie Balsarini, and Amy C. Schindler. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Portland, OR. March 15-18, 2017.

“Kinship, Collaboration, and Consent: The Queer Critical Research Practices of The Gender Project.” Panel: Communities and Collectives that Write to Name, Sustain, Resist, and Build with Ronisha Browdy, Victor Del Hierro, and Minh-Tam Nguyen. WIDE/EMU. Ypsilanti, MI. October 15, 2016.

“’Dear Barbara Hammer’: The Intimate Connection Between Identity and Process in Queer Methodology.” Queer Conversations Symposium. East Lansing, MI (Michigan State University). April 14, 2015. Conference presentation.