Senior Lecturer in English and English-W131 Stretch Course Coordinator
SLA Faculty Fellow for Assessment
Chair, Program Review and Assessment Committee
Writing & LiteracyWriting Program
Cavanaugh Hall (CA) 423C 425 University Boulevard Indianapolis, IN 46202
PhD Illinois State University 1998
MA University of Iowa 1988
BA State University College at Oswego, NY 1979
Writing program administration
Rhetorical theory and history
English-W131, Reading, Writing, and Inquiry
English-W210, Literacy and Public Life
English-W230, Writing in the Sciences
English-W270, Academic Argument
English-W509, Introduction to Writing and Literacy Studies
Trustees Teaching Award 2017 (School of Liberal Arts)
Langsam-Oswalt Summer Fellowship 2015 (School of Liberal Arts)
Outstanding Lecturer 2014 (School of Liberal Arts)
Favorite Professor 2009, 1998 (Dept. of Athletics)
Barbara Zimmer Travel Award 1999 (Department of English, IUPUI)
Ora Bretal Scholarship 1995 (Illinois State University)
"Bridging the Gaps: Collaboration in a Faculty and Librarian Community of Practice on Information Literacy" (with Francia Kissell, Mel Wininger, Pat Wittberg, Randall Halverson, Meagan Lacy, and Rhonda Huisman), in Information Literacy: Research and Collaboration across Disciplines. Eds. Barbara J. D'Angelo, Sandra Jamieson, Barry Maid, and Janice R. Walker. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2016.
"Assessment Changes for the Long Haul: Dynamic Criteria Mapping at IUPUI" (with Susanmarie Harrington), in Organic Writing Assessment: Dynamic Criteria Mapping in Action. Ed. Bob Broad. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2009.
"Teacher as Trickster" (with Ken Davis), Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 9.2 (2009).
Story number 84 in Comp Tales: An Introduction to College Composition Through Its Stories. Eds. Richard H. Haswell and Min-Zhan Lu. New York: Longman, 2000.
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