​Position: Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center
Department: English Language & Literature
​Campus Address: Anspach 212B 
Phone: (989) 774-3275

Courses Taught

ELI 099  - English Language Institute Writing Workshop
ENG 141 - Comics, Graphic Novels, and Other Illustrated Texts
ENG 193 - Writing Workshop​
ENG 201H - Honors Intermediate Composition
ENG 299 - Writing Workshop II
ENG 510 ​​- Writing Center Practicum​​
ENG 514 - Language and Media Discourse

Degrees and Universities:

PhD, Rhetoric and Writing, Virginia Tech, May 2011.
Research & Teaching Interests: Writing Centers; Visual Rhetoric; Multiliteracies; Civic Rhetoric; Composition; Writing Across the Curriculum; Media Studies; Affect and Writing.
​​​Dissertation: “Like Their Lives Depended On It”: The Role of Comics in Subverting Anti-Arab and Islamophobic Discourse​
MA, English (Pedagogy), Northern Michigan University, December 2006
BA, English and History Secondary Education, Northern Michigan University, December 2004.
BA, English and History, Northern Michigan University, August 2000.