Bronwyn T. Williams

c.v.

 

Bronwyn T. Williams


Professor of English
204C Humanities Building
Department of English       
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
(502) 852-4741
bronwyn.williams@louisville.edu

Education

Ph.D.     2000  University of New Hampshire   (English -- Composition Studies)

M.A.    1989 University of New Hampshire  (English -- Creative Writing)

B.A.    1983 Indiana University -- Bloomington  (Double Major -- Journalism, Political Science)

Research and Teaching Interests

Literacy, Popular Culture, and Pedagogy
Literacy and Identity
Postcolonial Theory and Cross-Cultural Communication
Creative Writing -- Fiction and Non-Fiction/Journalism

Publications

Books

New Media Literacies and Participatory Popular Culture Across Borders. Edited Collection. With Amy A. Zenger. Routledge Press. 2012

Shimmering Literacies: Popular Culture and Reading and Writing Online. New Literacies and Digital Epistemologies Series. Peter Lang. 2009.

Popular Culture and Representations of Literacy.  With Amy A.Zenger. Routledge Press. 2007.

Identity Papers: Literacy and Power in Higher Education. Editor of Collection. Utah State University Press. 2006.

Tuned In: Television and the Teaching of Writing. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. Boynton/Cook. 2002.

Concept to Completion: Writing Well in the Social Sciences. With Mary Brydon-Miller. Harcout. 1997.

Journal Articles

“From Screen to Screen: Students’ Use of Popular Culture Genres in Multimodal Writing Assignments” Computers and Composition. 34. 2014. 110-121.

“Collages of Identity: Popular Culture and Online Literacies” in Rethinking Identity and Literacy Education in the 21st Century.  Teachers College Record Yearbook.  2011.

"Dancing with Don: Or Waltzing with 'Expressivism'" Enculturation. 2011.

"Seeking New Worlds: The Study of Writing Beyond Our Classrooms." College Composition and Communication. 62.1 September 2010. 127-146.

“Multilingual Literacy Strategies in Online Worlds” Response Essay. JAC 29.1&2. 2009. 255- 259.

“`Which South Park Character Are You?’ Popular Culture, Literacy, and Online Performances of Identity” Computers And Composition 25.1. 2008 24-39.

“Who Reads and Writes in Hollywood?:  Reading Representations of Literacy in Contemporary Movies” With Amy Zenger International Journal of Learning. Vol 11. 2004.

“Television, Authorship and Student Writers” Academic Exchange Quarterly. Special Issue on Media Literacy. 8.1 Spring 2004. 129-133.

“Speak for Yourself?:Power and Hybridity in the Cross-Cultural Classroom” College Composition and Communication. 54.4 June 2003. 586-609.

“What They See is What We Get: Television and Middle School Writers” Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy 46.7 April 2003. 546-554.

“Never Let the Truth Stand in the Way of a Good Story: A Work for Three Voices” College English 65.3 January 2003. 290-304.

“The Pleasures Brought to Class: Literacy, Popular Culture, and the Middle School Classroom.” International Journal of Learning. Vol. 10. 2003. 965-976.

“Reflections on a Shimmering Screen: Television’s Relationship to Writing Pedagogies” The Writing Instructor. 2.0 December 2001.

“’A State of Perpetual Wandering’ Diaspora and Black British Writers.” Jouvert: A Journal of Postcolonial Studies. issue 3 vol 3. Summer 1999.

Book Chapters

“Mobility, Authorship, and Students’ (Im)material Engagement with Digital Media and Popular Culture.” in New Literacies around the Globe: Policy and Pedagogy. Cathy Burnett, Julia Davies, Guy Merchant, Jennifer Rowsell, Eds. Routledge Press. 2014. 140-154

“Control and the Classroom in the Digital University: the Effect of Course Management Systems on Pedagogy.” in Literacy in the Digital University: Critical Perspectives on Learning, Scholarship, and Technology. Robin Goodfellow and Mary Lea, Eds. Routledge. 2013. 173-184

“Writing Creative Nonfiction” in The Blackwell Companion to Creative Writing. Graeme Harper, Ed. Wiley Blackwell. 2013. 24-39.

“The World on Your Screen: New Media, Remix, and the Politics of Cross-Cultural Contact.” In New Media Literacies and Participatory Popular Culture Across Borders. Edited Collection. With Amy A. Zenger. Routledge Press. 2012

"Introduction: Popular Culture and Literacy in a Networked World." In New Media Literacies and Participatory Popular Culture Across Borders. Edited Collection. With Amy A. Zenger. Routledge Press. 2012

"Ethics and Representation in Conducting, Writing, and Publishing Digital Research," with Mary  Brydon-Miller. for Sage Handbook of Digital Dissertations and Theses, Richard Andrews, et al. Eds. 2012.

“‘I’m not Always Laughing at the Jokes’: Humor as a Force for Disruption” With Julie Faulkner. In Disrupting Pedagogies and Teaching the Knowledge Society: Countering Conservative Norms with Creative Approaches. Julie Faulkner, Ed. IGI Global.2011.

“Riding Critical and Cultural Boundaries: A Multiliteracies Approach to Television Sitcoms” 2009. with Julie Faulkner. In Multiliteracies and Technology Enhanced Education: Social Practice and the Global Classroom. Darren Pullen and David Cole, Eds. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. 71-82.

“Inspired Artists and Office Drones: Taking Literacy Narratives to the Movies" In Using Popular Culture in the Writing Classroom. Allison Smith, Trixie Smith, and Rebecca Bobbitt, Eds. Wadsworth. 2008. 81-90.

“Foreword” Multimodal Composition: Resources for Teachers. Cynthia Selfe, Ed. Hampton Press 2007.

“Introduction: Literacy, Power and the Shaping of Identity. In Identity Papers: Literacy and Power in Higher Education. Bronwyn T. Williams, Ed. Utah State University Press. 2006. 1-13.

“The Book and the Truth: Faith, Rhetoric, and Teaching Across Cultures.” Negotiating Roles of Faith in Teaching Writing. Elizabeth VanderLei and Bonnie Kyburz, Ed. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook. 2005. 105-120.

“Changing Directions: Participatory Research, Agency, and Representation” with Mary Brydon-Miller. Ethnography Unbound: From Theory Shock to Critical Praxis. Sidney Dobrin and Stephen Brown, Eds. Albany, NY: State U of New York Press. 2004. 241-257.

"Where Should We Want to Go Today? Some Cultural Implications of Computers and Composition." TnT: Texts and Technology. Janice R. Walker and Ollie O. Oviedo, Eds. Hampton Press. 2003. 241-270.

Works in Press

“Digital Technologies and Creative Writing Pedagogies.” In Creative Writing Studies: A Guide to Its Pedagogies, Alexandria Peary and Tom Hunley, Eds. Southern Illinois University Press.

“Genre Inside/Genre Outside: How Students Approach Composing Multimodal Texts.” In Multimodality in Higher Education. Arlene Archer and Esther Breuer, Eds. Brill Publishers.

“Having a Feel for What Works: Polymedia, Emotion, and Literacy Practices with Mobile Technologies.” In Social Writing/Social Media. Stephanie Vie and Douglas Walls, Eds. Parlor Press.

Other Publications

“‘Tomorrow Will Not Be Like Today’ Literacy and Identity in a World of Multiliteracies.” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. 51.8 2008 682-686.

“Around the Block, Around the World: Teaching Literacy Across Cultures” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. 51.6 2008. 510-514.

“Trust, Betrayal, and Authorship: Plagiarism and How We Perceive Students” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy.  51.4 2007 350-354.

“Why Johnny Can Never, Ever Read: The Perpetual Literacy Crisis and Student Identity.” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.  51.2 2007. 148-153.

“Action Heroes and Literate Sidekicks: Literacy and Identity in Popular Culture.” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. 50.8 2007. 680-685.

“I’m Ready for My Close Up Now: Electronic Portfolios and How We Read Identity” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. 50.6 2007. 500-505.

“Girl Power in a Digital World: Considering the Complexity of Gender, Literacy, and Technology” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.  50.4 2006. 300-309.

“Metamorphosis Hurts: Resistant Students and Myths of Transformation.” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.  50.2 2006. 148-153.

“Pay Attention To The Man Behind the Curtain: The Importance of Identity in Academic Writing.” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.  49.8 2006. 710–715.

“Another Opening, Another Show: Performing Teaching Identities In Literacy Classrooms” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. 49.6 2006. 536–540

“Home and Away: The Tensions of Community, Literacy, and Identity.” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy 49.4 2005. 342-347

“Standardized Students: The Problems With Writing for Tests Instead of People.” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. 49.2  2005.152-158.

“Leading Double Lives: Literacy and Technology In and Out of School” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. 48,8 (2005)

“Taken on Faith: Religion and Identity in Writing Classes.” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. 48.6 (2005). 514-521.

“Are We Having Fun Yet? Students, Social Class, and the Pleasures of Literacy” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. 48.4 (2004). 338-345.

“The Truth in the Tale: Race and “Counterstorytelling” in the Classroom” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. 48.2 (2004). 164-179.

“A Puzzle to the Rest of Us”: Who is a “Reader” Anyway?” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. 47.8 (2004). 686-689.

“Boys Will Be Boys: But Do They Have to Write That Way?” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. 47.6 (2004). 510-51.

“Heroes, Rebels, and Victims: Student Identities in Literacy Narratives” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. 47.4 2003. 342-345.

“The Face in the Mirror, The Person on the Page.” Literacy and Identity Column. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. 47.2 2003. 178-1Review of  A Geopolitics of Academic Writing by A. Suresh Canagarajah. Composition Forum. (2003) 14.1. 54-58.

Presentations

“Making the Text Feel Real: Polymedia, Emotion, and Literacy Practices with Mobile Technologies." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Tampa, FL March 19, 2015.

“Patterns of Agency: How Materials, Institutions, and Emotions Shape what We Think We Can Read and Write.” Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition. University of Louisville. Louisville, KY. October 17, 2014.

“Writing Centers as Enclaves: Creating Spaces of Pedagogical and Political Change within Universities.” Council of Writing Program Adminstrators Conference. Bloomington, IL. July 18, 2014.

“A Writer’s Sense of Control: Response, Emotion, and Student Perceptions of Agency” Writing Development in Higher Education Conference. Coventry University, United Kingdom. July 10, 2014.

“Writing Centers, Enclaves, and Creating Spaces of Pedagogical and Political Change within Universities.” The Centre for the Study of Literacies International Conference, University of Sheffield. United Kingdom. June 28, 2014.

“Metamorphosis Hurts: The Tensions of Literacy, Identity, and Agency” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Indianapolis, IN March 20, 2014

“Finding a Way In: Perceptions of Agency Among Adolescent Writers” Writing Research Across Borders Conference. Paris, France. February 21, 2014.

“The Desire to Participate: Identity, Popular Culture, and Student Literacy Practices.” United Kingdom Literacy Association. Liverpool Hope University. July, 5, 2013.

“Game to Engage: Stories about iPads, College students, and Social engineering.” With Jaime Caine and Julia Davies. Centre for the Study of Literacies International Conference.  University of Sheffield. Sheffield, United Kingdom. June 28-29, 2013.

“The Ideology of Blackboard: Rethinking Digital Media and Writing Pedagogy.” Featured Presentation. Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition. University of Louisville. Louisville, KY. October 19, 2012.

“Genre Inside/Genre Outside:  How Students Approach Composing Multimodal Texts.” The Centre for the Study of Literacies International Conference, University of Sheffield. United Kingdom. June 30, 2012.

“From Screen to Screen: Students' Use of Popular Culture Genres in Multimodal Writing Assignments.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. St. Louis, MO. March 2012.

“Rethinking Reading and Writing with Participatory Popular Culture” International Reading Association Conference. Orlando, FL. May 2011.

“The World on Your Screen: New Media, Popular Culture, and Questions of Contact.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Atlanta, GA. April 2011.

“Writing with Popular Culture: The Daily Online Literacy Practices of Students." Writing Research Across Borders. George Mason University. February 18, 2011.

"The World Through Screens: Participatory Popular Culture and Literacy Across Borders." Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition. University of Louisville. October. 2010

"Collages of Identity: Popular Culture and Online Literacies” American Educational Research Association Conference, Denver, CO May 2010.

“Reading for Plunder: How Online Popular Culture is Transforming Student Reading and Writing Practices.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Louisville, KY March  2010.

“‘Is That Really Me? I Just Like the Music’ Popular Culture and Online Performances of Identity” Thomas R.Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition. University of Louisville. Louisville, KY. October 2008.

“Collages of Identity: Popular Culture and Online Literacies” International  Conference on Multimodality and Learning. University of London. London. June 2008.

“The Faces on the Screens: Popular Culture, Multimodal Texts, and the Performance of Identity" Fifteenth International Conference on Learning. Chicago, IL. June 2008.

“Televised, Poached, Mashed Up, and Blogged: Literacy in Convergence Culture." with Dan Keller. Presentation University of New Hampshire Conference on Composition Studies. Durham, NH October 2007.

“Convergent Literacies: Global Popular Culture and Online Literacy Practices” US-China Literacy Conference. Beijing. July 2007

“`Which South Park Character Are You?” Writing, Myspace, and Online Performances of Identity.” for Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference,
Boston. April 2007.

Response to “Ordinary Affects”, Plenary paper by Kathleen Stewart. The Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition. University of Louisville. Louisville, KY. October 2006.

“Shimmering Words and Flickering Images: Researching Popular Culture and Literacy." Plenary Speaker. Research Network Forum. Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. Chicago, March 2006.

"Knowing Your Place: Film, Social Class, and Literacy," Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. Chicago, March 2006.

“The Screening Room: Using Film In Literacy Classes.” The 12th  International Literacy and Education Research Network Conference. University of Granada. Granada, Spain. July 11-14, 2005

“Writing Others on the Screen: Representations of Race and Literacy in Popular Movies”  University of New Hampshire Conference on Composition Studies. Durham, NH. October 15-16 2004.

“Written on the Screen: Representations of Literacy in Popular Culture.” 11th International Literacy and Education Research Network Conference. Havana, Cuba. 26-30 June 2004.

“The Stuff that Dreams are Made Of: Movies, Literacy, and Everyday Life.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. San Antonio, TX  March 26. 2004.

“Literacy, Popular Culture, and the Middle School Classroom.” 10th International Literacy and Education Research Network Conference. University of London. July 19, 2003.

“My Truth or Yours? Faith, Conflict, and Dialogue in the Cross-Cultural Classroom.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. New York, NY March 21, 2003

“Crafting Rhetorical Experiments with Film” Presentation at All-Day Workshop. Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. New York, NY.  March 19, 2003.

“Who Can Speak? Hybridity and Representation in the Cross-Cultural Classroom” The Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition. University of Louisville. Louisville, KY.
October 10-12, 2002.

“Truth, Fear, and Power: Issues of Ethics and Representation in Teaching Creative Nonfiction.” University of New Hampshire Conference on Composition Studies. September 27-28, 2002.

“Creative Nonfiction” 2002 Louisville Writer’s Conference. Louisville, KY.  July 13, 2002.

“Tuned In: How Television Influences Student Writing” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. Chicago, IL. March 23, 2002

“A Valuable Wasteland: Television and Students' Experiences with WAC." Fifth National Writing Across the Curriculum Conference. Bloomington, IN. June 2, 2001.

“Writing By the Light of the Tube: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love TV.” Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference. Philadelphia, PA.April 12, 2001

“Popcorn and Pedagogy: Teaching Writing in an Age of Film and Television.” University of New Hampshire Conference on Composition Studies. Durham, NH. October 2, 1999.

“I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Searching for Common Ground in a Contact Zone.” Modern Language Association Conference. Toronto, Ontario. December 30, 1997.

“A Different Mirror: The Position of Immigrant Writers in British Society.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. Phoenix, Arizona. March 15, 1997.

Invited Presentations

"Relationships, Technology, and Patterns of Agency: How Emotion and Institutional Identities Influence Literacy Practices." University of Bristol. United Kingdom. February 24, 2015.

“Outside the Digital University: Popular Culture and Students’ Online Literacy Practices.” Society for Research in Higher Education. University of London, United Kingdom. May 10, 2013.

“Finding a Way In: Literacy, Popular Culture, and Points of Participation.” Lancaster University, United Kingdom. May 2, 2013

“Finding a Way In: Literacy, Popular Culture, and Points of Participation.” Sheffield Hallam University. United Kingdom. April 18, 2013.

“Expecting to Participate: New Media, Popular Culture, and the Engaged Practices of Audiences.” National Chengchi University, Taiwan. March 27, 2013

“Metamorphosis Hurts: The Tensions of Literacy, Identity, and Agency.” University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. March 14, 2013.

“Control and the Classroom in the Digital University: the Effects of Course Management Systems on Pedagogy.” Open University, United Kingdom. March 7, 2013.

“Shimmering Literacies: Popular Culture, Digital Media, and Student Writing” Open University, United Kingdom. March 6, 2013

“Literacy, Digital Media, and Student Agency,” Texas A&M University, Commerce, TX. October 30, 2012.

“What Students’ Bring to Class: Popular Culture and Composition Pedagogy.” Kansas State University. Manhattan, KS. Feb. 26, 2012.

“Popular Culture and the First-Year Writing Classroom.” John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH. November 9, 2011.

“The World on Your Screen: Literacy and Popular Culture in a Networked World.” Keynote Address. The Centre for the Study of New Literacies International Conference, University of Sheffield. United Kingdom. July 8-9, 2011.

“Genre, Reading, and Scholarly Writing.” University of Cincinnati. Cincinnati, OH. May 1, 2011.

“Writing, Popular Culture, and Classroom Pedagogy" University of South Florida, February 3, 2011.

"Reading, Response, Reflection: Approaches for Connecting Reading and Writing.” American University of Beirut. Beirut, Lebanon. March 2010.

“Popular Culture and Writing Pedagogy: Engaging What Students Bring to Class” University of Toledo. Toledo, OH November 1-2, 2007

“Literacy in Everyday Life, Literacy on the Screen: Writing, Popular Culture, and Identity" Invited Presentation, Virginia Peck Composition Series, Middle Tennesee State University. Murfreesboro, TN. February 2007.

“Working with Popular Culture and Student Writers.” Invited Presentation. University of Akron Summer Writing Institute. Akron, OH. July 8, 2002. Akron

Grants

Fulbright Research Fellowship. University of Sheffield, January-July 2013.

University of Louisville

Project Completion Grant, University of Louisville 2006-2007.

"A Multidisciplinary Literacy Approach to Closing the Achievement Gap for Urban Middle School Students." (Co-Authors, Ann Larson, Linda Irwin-Devitas, Ellen McIntyre, and Brenda Overturf). Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. 2003-2004. $254,000.

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend. "Literacy, Popular Culture, and the Middle School Classroom." 2002 ($5,000).

Project Completion Grant, University of Louisville 2001-2002.

Teaching Experience

Professor of English, Department of English, University of Louisville. (09-present)

Associate Professor of English, Department of English, University of Louisville ('04-09)

Assistant Professor of English, Department of English, University of Louisville ('00-‘04)

Assistant Professor of Writing/Communication, New England College, Arundel, West Sussex, United Kingdom ('95 - '96)

Teaching Assistant, English Department, University of New Hampshire. ('88-'89 and '96-'99).

Instructor, English Department, University of New Hampshire. ('90-'94).

Dissertations Directed

Ashly Bender Smith. 2015. A Few Good Men and Women: The Rhetorical Constitution of Military Personnel Identity.

Wright, Hollye. 2015. Hidden Sites of 'First-Year' Composition: What Do We Mean When We say 'AP'? The Diversity of Practices in AP Englilsh Language and Composition.

Wiles, Matthew. 2014. Prompting Discussion: Writing Prompts, Habits of Mind, and the Shape of the Writing Classroom.

Nordquist, Brice. 2014. Composing College and Career: Mobility, Complexity and Agency at the Nexus of High School, College and Work.

Howard, Shannon: 2014 "My Watch Begins": Identification and Procedural Rhetoric on Second Screens and Social Networks.

Wilkinson, Caroline. 2014. Competing Conceptions of Literacy: Intersections in a Dual Credit Writing Program.

Detmering, Laura. 2013.  Literacy and Identity in Popular and Participatory Culture.

Leake, Eric. 2011. In Another’s Words: On the Promises and Paradoxes of Rhetorics of Empathy.

Romesburg, James. 2011. Retrograde Movements and the Educational Encounter: Working-Class Adults in First-Year Composition.

Coaplen-Anderson, Carrie. 2009. How Katrina Survivors Write Home: Writing, Identity, and Place.

Keller, Dan 2007. Literacies in Transition: The Reading Practices of Entering College Students.

Nichols, Dana. 2006. Democratizing Diversity: Race, Rhetoric, and Conflict in the University.

Pandey, Iswari. 2006. Imagined Nations, Re-Imagined Roles: Literacy Practices of South Asian Immigrants,

Thoune, Darci. 2006. Act Your Age: Age, Gender, and Instructor Identity in the Composition Classroom,

Carpenter, Richard. 2005. You and I/Me and Not-Me: Romantic Love and the Relational Self (A Literacy Study).

Crane, Mark. 2005. Social Literacies in the Networked Classroom.

Grady, Kelli. 2005. ESL Students and the Complex Practices of Cultural Positioning,

Hess, Mickey. 2005. From Bricks to Billboards: Race, Rhetoric, and the Hip-hop Career,

Schweitzer, Leah. 2004.  Writing in the Crossoads: Examining First-Year Composition and Creative Writing,

Service and Administration

University of Louisville

Administration

Director, University Writing Center (2011-present)
Director of Composition, 2004-2009

Service

Graduate Committee 2004-2009; 2011-present.
Graduate Student Placement Committee. 2002-2005; 2009-present. (Chair 2010-2012)
Ph.D. General Exam Committee 2003-present (Chair, 2004-2007; 2010-2012).
Graduate Student Research and Writing Workshop Coordinator, 2001-present
Department Composition and Rhetoric Search Committee 2001-2002; 2004-2005 (Chair); 2008-2009; 2009-2010 (Chair); 2011-2012. 2012-2013 (Chair)
Composition Committee 2000-2001, 2003-2009 (Chair)
Personnel Committee 2009-2010.
College Curriculum Committee 2009-12
University General Education Curriculum Committee 2004-2009 (Chair 2005-2008)
College General Education Advisory Committee – 2009
CPE College Readiness Task Force 2008-2009
Watson Conference Committee 2000-2004
Watson Professor Search Committee 2002-2004
University Delphi Center Committee 2003-2005
College Task Force on Faculty and Academic Programs. 2004
Creative Writing Committee 2001-2003
English Department Chair Selection Committee. 2002
Consultant – University Writing Center 2001-2003
Ph.D. Curriculum Revision Ad Hoc Committee. 2001.
20th Century Literature Conference Committee 2000-2001

New England College – Arundel

Moderator of the Faculty
Chair, Curriculum Revision Committee
Academic Committee -- Standards and Curriculum
Awards Committee
Faculty Adviser -- The Free Press, student newspaper
Director -- Writing Tutor Program

University of New Hampshire

Composition Committee
Graduate Committee
Consultant, Writing Across the Curriculum Program

Service to the Community

Writing Pedagogy Consultant, The Brown School. Jefferson County Public Schools, 2002-present.

Games2Engage Project. Sheffield College, United Kingdom. 2013.

After-school Literacy Program, Rawmarsh Community School. Rawmarsh, United Kingdom. 2013.

Review Board Member for Senior Projects, The Brown School, Jefferson County Public Schools, 2009- 2012.

Guest, “State of Affairs,” WFPL, Louisville Public Radio. May and November 2007.

Writing Pedagogy Consultant, Fern Creek High School. Jefferson County Public Schools. Spring 2006.

GEAR UP College Introduction Program for 8th Grade Students. Presentations on College Writing. March 29, 2002

Writing Pedagogy Consultant, Fern Creek Elementary School. Jefferson County Public Schools. Louisville Writing Project. Spring 2001.

Service to the Profession

Member - Braddock Award Committee (NCTE) for best article published in  College Composition and Communication – 2004-2005

Consultant - National Writing Centers Research Project. University of Louisville. Fall 2002.

Editorial Board - Journal of Media Literacy Education

Editorial Board - New Writing: The International Journal for the Theory and Practice of Creative Writing

Editorial Board - Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy

Manuscript Reviewer

College English
College Composition and Communication
Composition Forum
JAC
International Journal of Learning    
Pedagogies

Literacy in Composition Studies
Action in Teacher Education
Action Research

Routledge Press

Hampton Press

Utah State University Press

University of Pittsburgh Press

W.W. Norton Publishers

Bedford/St. Martin’s Publishers