Assistant professor, English

Journal articles

  • "Teacher Negotiation and Embedded Process: A Study of High School Writing Assignments." Journal of Teaching Writing 26(2): 21-44.
  • "Researcher and Teacher-participant Found Poetry: Collaboration in Poetic Transcription." International Journal of Education and the Arts 12(SI 1.10).
  • "Service Learning and the Preparation of English Teachers." English Education 43:341-68 (2011) (with H.L. Hallman)


  • "Interrogating Gender in the Secondary English Teacher Role: A Case Study of One Prospective English Teacher," Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference, Palo Alto, Calif., September 2013
  • "I Have to Extend Myself": How High School Teachers Define College-level Writing," Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Savannah, Ga., July 2013
  • "Writing Poetry to Illuminate Informative Texts" (roundtable), Commission on the Teaching of Poetry, National Council of Teachers of English Conference, Chicago, Ill., November 2011
  • "Dual Credit Curricular Alignment: Facing Context and Collaboration in High Schools and Colleges," Conference of College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, Ga., April 2011
  • "Blurring the Lines Between 'Creative' and 'Academic' Writing," National Council of Teachers of English Conference, Orlando, Fla., November 2010

Offices and appointments

  • "Editorial board, Young Scholars in Writing


  • "Sources of Professional Knowledge: How Do High School Teachers Define 'College-level Writing'?" Council of Writing Program Administrators Research Grant, $1,732, March 2012

Community involvement

  • Consultant, Seaman High School Writing Center, Topeka (2013)
  • Teacher inservice facilitator, Independence (Mo.) School District (2012)
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