These are the projects I’ve published. Click an image to check it out.
Co-authored with Tara Salvati (a McD alum) with a rap by Mabel Buchanan and Created a way to be more rhetorically equitable and practice un-rapunzeling communication. WORD!
Technophobia in Bird Box
Co-authored with Marya Kuratova (a McD alum). and Rachel Reitz. Wuz fun lookin’ at Bird Box and A Quiet Place and how they present technophobia AND disability.
Co-authored with Marie Drews and Rachel Reitz. Had fun examining the culture and rhetoric of plant-based meats, meataphors. Includes some ghostface killah, rza, & gza. This is one of my fav articles.
When Enough Isn’t Enough
Co-authored with Jenna Pack Sheffield. Got a chapter called “When Enough isn’t Enough” published that studies tenure-track scholar perceptions, fears, and confidences on the tenure process. Noice, huh?
Co-authored with Daniel Schafer. Got a chapter called “Tweeting Inequity: @realDonaldTrump and the World Leader Exception” published in this collection. We might just make a difference in the world here.
“Believing” in Feminism
Co-authored with Jedidiah Fowler and Daniel Schafer. ” It’s about problems with Tom Haverford’s character in Parks and Recreation and strange feminism in the show Published in Women and Language.
Co-authored with Kelly Bradbury. “Goldiloxxing Participation” is about problems with interpreting what counts as “good” student participation. Kinda helped me see how biased towards extroverts classrooms are.
Technofeminism and Swipe Right
Co-authored with Maggy Self. It’s on technofeminism & comes in three versions. One lets you swipe on theorists. One has remixes and can’t be read same way twice. One is a boring journal article.
We have a chapter in this volume about our teaching POOCiness. That’s all I got. – co-authored with Daniel Schafer.
How to POOC
POOC assignments enable students to step in and out of different economies that interact in a post-truthy world: the attention, information, reputation, & trust economy. – co-authored with Daniel Schafer.
Aporigothic in Twin Peaks
Published in The Journal of Popular Culture, the article describes the ways Twin Peaks uniquely created and engaged with awkward situations, which we call Gothic awkwardness. co-authored with Robert Kachur.
AI & Zombiez Lvz
Through an analysis of the films Warm Bodies and Her, we argue zombie romances present an alternative reality, devoid of the cyber connectedness of the modern age. – co-authored with Jack Arnal.
May the #Kairos be w/Ya
This piece on kairos comes in three versions: academic essay, infographic, and a toggle. Included are a lot of star wars references – co-authored with Cate Blouke and Daniel Schafer.
Farts and Rhetoric
Webtext explores material rhetorics, flatulence, and how it is presented in Beano commercials. co-authored with Daniel Schafer.
Pleased to Tweet You
Webtext examines the performance and ethics of live tweeting at conferences. It has a really sweet design and was co-authored with Cate Blouke (me designer).
Sabout the debate in rhetoric and composition circles about whether to teach code or to not teach code. It argues for a “love the one you’re with” pedagogy – co-authored with Robert Kachur.
This ***award-winning webtext*** describes an argument on Twitter featuring Anita Sarkeesian and Black Widow.– co-author Daniel Schafer.
Moooving Images & Slideshow Rhet.
Sweet design and fun argument. The piece showcases strategies of representation for representing race, gender, and occupation. – co-author Kelly Bradbury.
Like me, Like me not
The webtext puts “Like” button through the rhetorical wringer and shows how it means something but not a lot. Or a lot when it doesn’t mean much. Co-authored with Andrea Campbell.
Rhetoric & Special Journal Issuez
Me, Kelly Bradbury, and Envera Dukaj take a look at the rhetoric of family, feminism, and the affordances of special issues for journals in academics. I mean to completely brag: it’s smart.
Rhetoric of Family Special Issue
Here’s a special issue we (Kelly Bradbury and me) were special guest editors for. It’s on the rhetoric of family.
Eggz, Spermz, Rhetoric.
Webtext comes from my dissertation on the rhetoric of family and their representations in sperm and egg donor company websites. Enjoy!
Webtext examines how technologies shape family communication and argues for a place in the composition classroom to discuss family – how it’s shaped by tech. and how it is used rhetorically. Co-author Patricia Ericsson.