Assistant Professor of English and Linguistics
Dunn-Riley Faculty Fellow
Office: C103 Tribble Hall Phone: (336) 758-4399 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PhD, University of Michigan
MA, University of Notre Dame
MEd, University of Notre Dame
BA, University of Notre Dame
Areas of Interest
- Corpus Linguistics
- Combined linguistic and rhetorical approaches to contemporary discourse
- Institutional history of English studies
- First-year writing
- Writing program administration and assessment
- Discourse and development of English textbooks
Courses Taught at Wake Forest
ENG 390/690: Structure of the English Language
ENG 399/699: Written Language in a Digital Era
WRI 111: Slang to Schoolbooks
WRI 111: Making America
First-Year University Writing: A Corpus-Based Study with Implications for Pedagogy. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 2015.
“Connecting writing and language in assessment: Examining style, tone, and argument in the US Common Core standards and in exemplary student writing. Assessing Writing, 24, 59-73. 2015.
“Linguistic Attention in Rhetorical Genre Studies and First-Year Writing.” Composition Forum 31, Spring 2015.
“Linguistic markers of stance in incoming university writing.” with Zak Lancaster. Written Communication. 1 (33). 2014.
“Directed self-placement questionnaire design: Practices, problems, possibilities.” with Christie Toth. Assessing Writing, Issue 20. April 2014. 1-18.
“Local Assessment: Using Genre Analysis to Validate Directed Self-Placement.” with Anne Ruggles Gere, Zak Lancaster, Moises Perales-Escudero, and Elizabeth Vander Lei. College Composition and Communication. 64.4. June 2013.
“Students creating canons.” Pedagogy. 12.3. Spring 2013.
“Fighting words: A corpus analysis of gender representations in sports reportage.” with David West Brown. Corpora. 8.1. 2013.
“Assessing the Validity of Directed Self Placement at a Large University.” with Anne Ruggles Gere, Tim Green, Anne Porter. Assessing Writing. 3.15 2010.