Teaching at Kennesaw State since 2004
Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 1986
Specializations: Rhetoric and Composition
Courses Regularly Taught: ENGL 4240 Rhetorical Theory PRWR Introduction to Literacy Studies PRWR 7900 Research Methods for Rhetoric and Composition
Most Recent or Most Important Publications: A Communion of Friendship: Literacy, Spiritual Practice, and Women in Recovery. Studies in Writing and Rhetoric/ Southern Illinois University Press. 2003. Edited with Peter Mortensen. Women and Literacy: Local and Global Inquiries for a New Century. NCTE/LEA Series in Literacy Research. New York: Taylor and Francis. 2007. “Whetstones Provided by the World’: Trying to Deal With Difference in a Pluralistic Society.” Rev. of Toward a Civil Discourse: Rhetoric and Fundamentalism, by Sharon Crowley, and Rhetorical Listening: Race, Gender, and Whiteness, by Krista Ratcliffe. College English. 70 (September, 2007): 79-88.
Other Affiliations or Positions: Director of Composition Coordinator of General Education Director of Writing Across the Curriculum for College of Humanities and Social Studies