Dr. Ryan Shirey
Assistant Teaching Professor
Director, WFU Writing Center
Office: 426B ZSR Library
Phone: (336) 758-5378
PhD Washington University in St. Louis
AM Washington University in St. Louis
BA Albion College
Areas of Interest
Anglophone Modernism & Modernist Studies
Writing Studies and Writing Center Pedagogy
Courses Taught at Wake Forest
ENG 105 What’s the Verdict? Representations of Criminality in American Popular Culture
WRI 111 Writing Space and Place
WRI 111 Fakers, Phonies, and the Facts: Writing Truth about Liars
ENG 165 Studies in British Literature
ENG 160 Introduction to British Literature
“Living speech, dying tongues and reborn language: John Buchan and Scots vernacular poetry.” John Buchan and the Idea of Modernity. Eds. Nathan Waddell and Kate Macdonald. London: Pickering & Chatto. (forthcoming in 2013).
“Pedagogy First, Tools Second: Using Teaching Goals to Outlast Technological Turnover” (co-authored with Courtney Bates, Stacy DeZutter, and Tanya Roth) in Technology and Graduate Student Instructor Development. Ed. Hugh Crumley. (forthcoming from Information Age Publishing)
“Neil Gunn, Nationalism, and ‘The World Republic of Letters’” International Journal of Scottish Literature. 1.3 (Fall/Winter 2007).
“The Spiritual Archive Beneath the Poetic Artifice: A ‘Double Vision’ of James Merrill’s Poetry” (co-authored with Matthew McClelland) in James Merrill: Other Writings, an Exhibition from the Special Collections of Washington University [curator’s guide to exhibition of archival materials].Washington University Libraries, St. Louis, Spring 2001.