Curriculum Vitae
: Bump Halbritter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director, First-Year Writing Program
Dept. of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures

Michigan State University
235 Bessey Hall, 434 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824-1033

phone: (517) 355-2400; email: drbump@msu.edu

www.msu.edu/~drbump

Education
Publications
Presentations Grants and Awards
Teaching Editing
Service
Memberships

Education:


Ph.D. English—Major: Rhetoric and Composition, Minor: Linguistics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Awarded August 2004
Dissertation: “Sound Arguments: Aural Rhetoric in Multimedia Composition”
Director: Todd Taylor

M.A. Linguistics; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Awarded May 2001

M.A. English: Generalist; Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Awarded May 1999

B.A. General Arts and Sciences; Pennsylvania State University. Awarded January 1987


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Publications:


Monograph:

Halbritter, Bump. Mics, Cameras, Symbolic Action: Audio-Visual Rhetoric for Writing Teachers.  Anderson, SC: Parlor Press. 2013.  Winner Computers and Composition Distinguished Book Award, 2013.


Articles:

“Preflective Pedagogy: A Program of Projection, Collection, and Preflection.”  Chapter invited for an edited collection of essays (Responsivity: Defining, Cultivating, Enacting) by selected presenters at the 2014 Thomas R. Watson Conference.  Co-authored with Julie Lindquist. Submitted: 19 January 2015.  Manuscript currently under review.

Dryer, Dylan B., Darsie Bowden, Beth Brunk-Chavez, Susanmarie Harrington, Bump Halbritter, & Kathleen Blake Yancey. “Revising FYC Outcomes for a Multimodal, Digitally Composed World: The WPA Outcomes Statement for First-Year Composition (Version 3.0).” Writing Program Administration. Volume 38, Number 1. Fall 2014.

Halbritter, Bump, and Julie Lindquist. “Time, Lives, and Videotape: Operationalizing Discovery in Scenes of Literacy Sponsorship.” College English. Volume 75, Number 2, November 2012. 171-198. Winner, The Richard Ohmann Award for Outstanding Article in College English, 2013.


Halbritter, Bump. “Editor’s Introduction.” CCC Online. Volume 1, Number 1. January 2012. http://dl.dropbox.com/u/8552537/ccconline/issue1-1/EditorsIntros/index.html


Halbritter, Bump. Respondent. “Master Hands, A Video Mashup Round Table.” Enculturation:  A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture. Ed. James J. Brown, Jr. and Richard Marback. 11: n. pag. Web. 17 October 2011.
 

Halbritter, Bump, Noah Blon, and Caron Creighton. “Big Questions, Small Works, Lots of Layers: Documentary Video Production and the Teaching of Academic Research and Writing.” Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy. 16.1: n. pag. Web. 15 August 2011. 

 

Halbritter, Bump. “Aural Tools: Who's Listening?” Digital Tools in Composition Studies.  Ed. Joyce Walker, Byron Hawk, and Ollie Oviedo. Hampton Press. 2010.

 

Halbritter, Bump, and Todd Taylor. “Remembering Composition.” JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory. Volume 26, Issue 3-4, 2006. DVD format, 75 minutes. 2007.

 

Halbritter, Bump, and Todd Taylor. “Remembering Composition (The Book): A DVD Production.” JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory. Volume 26, Issue 3-4, 2006. 389-396.

 

Halbritter, Bump. “Musical Rhetoric in Integrated Media Composition.” Computers and Composition. Special Issue. Sound in/as Compositional Space: A Next Step Toward Multiliteracies. Guest Ed. Cheryl Ball and Byron Hawk. Volume 23, Issue 3, 2006. 317-334.

 

 

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Presentations / Conferences:

Speaking Sessions:


“Using Artifact-based Interviews as an Approach to Inquiry in Scenes of Teaching and Learning.” Workshop proposal accepted for the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Tampa, FL. With Julie Lindquist, Matt Gomes, Maria Novotny, Minh-Tam Nguyen, Erik Skogsberg, and Jon Wargo (March 2015). 


“Cultivating Projections to Enact Reflection: Making the Most of Making Mistakes.” The Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition. Louisville, KY. With Julie Lindquist (Oct. 2014).

 

“Stories in Motion: The Challenges, Ethics, and Effects of Oral History-Based Documentary Filmmaking with U.S. Marine Veterans.” The Oral History Association Annual Meeting. Madison, WI. With Logan Stark and Rebecca Zantjer (Oct. 2014).


WPA-Outcomes Statement Revision for a Multimodal, Digitally Composed World - PART II.” The Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, IN. With Dylan Dryer, Susanmarie Harrington, Beth Brunk-Chavez, Darsie Bowden, and Kathleen Blake-Yancey (March 2014).

Narrative Inquiry, Collaborative Documentary, and Institutional Needs:  Lessons from MSU’s LiteracyCorps Project.”  Presentation to be given at the Writing Research Across Borders III Conference, Paris, France. With Julie Lindquist (Feb. 2014).

“The YOUniversity Story Mover Project.” With Julie Lindquist. Presentation given for the CAL-Outreach and Engagement Workshop (7 Feb. 2014).

Remarks given in acceptance of the Richard Ohmann Outstanding Article Award.  National Council of Teachers of English Conference, Boston, MA. With Julie Lindquist. (Nov. 2013).

“Scenes from the LiteracyCorps Michigan Project.” MSUglobal Fanning-The-Flames Event. Invited, featured presentation. With Julie Lindquist (Nov. 2013).

“For the 25.” CAL Global Film Series. MSU. Invited, featured presentation. With Logan Stark and Rebecca Zantjer (6 Nov. 2013).


For the 25: Documenting Post-Traumatic Stress Recovery.” Survive and Thrive Conference: Digital Track. Invited, featured, digital presentation. Via Adobe Connect. With Rebecca Zantjer (18 Oct. 2013).

“For the 25.” One Book, One Community Event. MSU. Invited, featured presentation. With Logan Stark and Rebecca Zantjer (17 Sept. 2013).


“Here Comes the Neighborhood.” MSU Faculty and Organizational Development Spring Institute (Inclusive Teaching and Learning Session), Invited, featured presentation. With Julie Lindquist (May 2013).

“An Audio-Visual Researcher Teaches Audio-visual Writing: Composing the LiteracyCorps MI Project.” New Media Rhetorics Workshop. University of Michigan. With Julie Lindquist (13 April 2013).


"Here Comes the Neighborhood: Re-inventing the University through Students' Stories."
Conference on College Composition and Communication. Las Vegas, NV (March 2013).


LiteracyCorps Michigan.” MSUglobal FoxFire Event.
Invited, featured presentation. Michigan State University. East Lansing, MI (Nov. 6 2012).


"Teaching/Learning/Knowing Writing as Symbolic Action.
" WIDE-EMU (un)conference. Invited, featured presentation. Michigan State University. East Lansing, MI (Oct. 2012).


"Gearing Up for a Future Past: What Happens When New Media Becomes Old?"
Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition. U of Louisville, KY (Oct. 2012).


"Inventing Frames of Identity: Narrative Inquiry, Digital Video, and Collaborative Autobiography." With Julie Lindquist. Rhetoric Society of America. Philadelphia, PA (May 2012).


“Hearing to be Scene: Landscaping the Superfield of Audio-Visual Writing.” Computers and Writing. Invited, featured presentation. North Carolina State University. Raleigh, NC (May 2012).


“Glorying in the Unfinished G(r)ateways of Audio-Visual Writing.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. St. Louis, MO (March 2012).

 

Day-Long, Invention Workshop. Conference on College Composition and Communication. St. Louis, MO (March 2012).

 

"Something About Literacy: Using Artifacts to Elicit Stories of Sponsorship." With Julie Lindquist. National Council of Teachers of English, National Convention. Chicago, IL (Nov. 2011).


"Digital-Video Interview Methods." WIDE-EMU Unconference. Michigan State University. East Lansing, MI (Oct. 2012).


“Listen Up!: Microphones, Point of Audition, and Authorial Perspective.” Computers and Writing. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI (May 2011).

 

Learning How to Know Them: Literacy, Time, and Videotape.” With Julie Lindquist and Casey Miles. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Atlanta, GA (April 2011).

 

Day-Long, Invention Workshop. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Atlanta, GA (April 2011).


“Toward New Models of Collaboration in Literacy Research: Lessons from the Stanford Study of Writing and the LiteracyCorps Michigan Project.” With Julie Lindquist and Jenn Fishman. Writing Research Across Borders II Conference. George Mason U. Fairfax, VA  (Feb. 2011).

 

“Watching Stories, Listening to Scenes: Using Documentary Movies to Learn about Students’ Lives” With Julie Lindquist. Invited presentation. U of Michigan, Dearborn. (Nov. 11, 2010).

 

“Learning How to Know Them: Videotape and the Patient Work of Literacy Research.” With Julie Lindquist. Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition. U of Louisville, KY (Oct. 2010).

 

"College Comp Goes to the Movies: Writing, Research, & Documentary."  Invited presentation. Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference. Temple Univ. Philadelphia, PA (July 2010).

 

“Audio-Visual Rhetoric for Writing Teachers: From Production to Critique to Production to Critique . . .”

Invited, day-long seminar. Summer Seminar in Rhetoric and Composition. Michigan State Univ. East Lansing, MI (June 2010).

 

“Exploring the Constellations of the new CCC Online.Featured Deliverator presentation. Computers and Writing. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN (May 22 2010).

 

“A Pedagogy of Patience for a Time of Fast-Forward Education.” With Julie Lindquist. Invited presentation. Writing @UTK: A Composition Pedagogy Conference.” University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN (April 16, 2010).

 

“Remixing Scholarship: Sharing Undergraduate Research.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Louisville, KY (March 2010).

 

“Videotaped Research Interviews as Literacy Events: Lessons from the LiteracyCorps Michigan Project”

With Julie Lindquist.  NCTEAR (NCTE Assembly for Research). Pittsburgh, PA (Feb. 2010).

 

Enabling Participations: Art Spaces on Site.” The 7th Biennial Conference of the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric.  MSU (Oct. 2009).

 

“Publication Opportunities for Undergraduates in Writing and Rhetoric.” Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference. Univ. of Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN (July 2009).

 

“Producing Access to Scenes of New Media Literacy: Building A Digital-Video Methodology for Literacy Research.” With Julie Lindquist. Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing, International Conference. Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, (May 2009).

 

“Following Students' Literacy Narratives into Teacher Preparation: Learning From The LiteracyCorps Michigan Project.” With Julie Lindquist. Conference on College Composition and Communication. San Francisco, CA (March 2009).

 

“Documenting Scenes of New [Participatory] Media Literacy.” With Julie Lindquist.

Invited, Featured Presentation. Federation Rhetoric Symposium. Texas A&M-Commerce (Feb. 2009).

 

"Behind the Scene(ry) of New Media Writing." Invited, plenary session speaker. Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition. U of Louisville, KY (Oct. 2008).

 

“Looking and Listening for Literacy: Using Digital Video in Scenes of Composing and Research”  With Julie Lindquist. Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition. U of Louisville, KY (Oct. 2008).

 

"Sixty Minutes: Three Documentaries about Student Writers, Part 3: Rereading the References"

With Todd Taylor and Julie Lindquist. Conference on College Composition and Communication. New Orleans, LA (April 2008).

 

“Researching Family Literacy Histories.” With Julie Lindquist. Writing Research Across Borders. UC Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara, CA (Feb. 2008).

 

“Writing, Reading, Composing: The Movie(s).” Featured, Double Session. National Council of Teachers of English, National Convention. New York, NY (Nov. 2007).

 

“LiteracyCorps: Documenting Literate Lives of First-Year Writers.” With Julie Lindquist. Computers and Writing Convention. Wayne State University, Detroit, MI (May 2007).

 

“Spanning Institutional Boundaries through Documentary Film Writing.” Conference on College Composition and Communication., New York, NY (March 2007).

 

“RePlacing Silence: Writing to be Heard.” Conference on College Composition and Communication., Chicago, IL (March 2006).

 

“RePlacing Technology: Digital Writing Pedagogy on the Move.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Annual Convention. Atlanta, GA (Nov. 2005).

 

Messages And Media: Community Writing and Multimedia Arguments.” Computers and Writing Convention. Stanford University, Stanford, CA (June 2005).

 

“The Sound of Voice in Multimedia Composition.” Conference on College Composition and Communication., San Francisco, CA (March 2005).

 

“Investigating Cause and Effect in Multimedia Composition.” Writing Research in the Making. UC Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara, CA (Feb. 2005).

 

“Arguing Differently: New Rhetorical Possibilities in New Media.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Annual Convention. Atlanta, GA (Nov. 2003).

 

“New Convention Media Live” With Todd Taylor. Featured Presentation. Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY (March 2003).                           

 

“Amending the Process in College Composition: Finding Value in Dewey and Burke.” Conference on College Composition and Communications. Chicago, IL (March 2002).

 

“Game Over: Digitize or Perish.” Modern Language Association, Annual Convention. New Orleans, LA (Dec. 2001).

 

Chaired Student Sessions:

 

Chair: “Hearing Space and Listening Compositions: Re-inscribing Sound in Composition Practices.”

Conference on College Composition and Communication. Atlanta, GA (April 2011).

 

Co-Chair: “Students' Right To Their Own Research.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Louisville, KY (March 2010).

 

Chair: “Multimedia is the Multimessage: Discourse, Diversity, and Accountability in Documentary and Drama.” Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference. Univ. of Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN (July 2009).


Co-Chair: “Student Voices, Student Views, Student Videos.”
Conference on College Composition and Communication. San Francisco, CA (March 2009).


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Fellowships and Academic Awards:


Computers and Composition Distinguished Book Award, 2013.
Halbritter, Bump. Mics, Cameras, Symbolic Action: Audio-Visual Rhetoric for Writing Teachers. 
Anderson, SC: Parlor Press. 2013. 


The Richard Ohmann Award for Outstanding Article in College English, 2013.
Halbritter, Bump, and
Julie Lindquist. “Time, Lives, and Videotape: Operationalizing Discovery in Scenes of Literacy Sponsorship.” College English. Volume 75, Number 2, November 2012. 171-198. 


LiteracyCorps Michigan. Michigan State University. Funded by the Associate Provost of Undergraduate Education, MSU Global, and the Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives. (November 2012-June 2013): $14,000.00.

MSU College of Arts and Letters External Connections Initiative. Collaboration between LiteracyCorps Michigan and the Stanford Study of Writing, “A Cross-Institutional, Interview-Based, Literacy Data Archiving Collaboration.” With Julie Lindquist (MSU) and Andrea Lunsford (Stanford).  Funded: $3000.

 

HARP, Production Grant. To aid production of Mics, Cameras, Symbolic Action (09-HARP-P-1814). Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies. MSU. Funded (2009-2011): $4000.00.

 

TLE Grant for Documentary Lab.  Michigan State University, College of Arts and Letters (2008-2009): $42,000.00

 

TLE Grant for Documentary Lab.  Michigan State University, College of Arts and Letters (2007-2008): $53,000.00

 

Faculty Incentive Fund of the College of Arts and Letters at MSU.  Co-awarded with Julie Lindquist for LiteracyCorps Michigan project. Spring 2007 ($5000).

 

Tanner Graduate Teaching Assistants Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2004).

 

Frankel Dissertation Fellowship. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Department of English (spring 2004).

 

Senior Teaching Fellow. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Department of English, Writing Program (2003-2004).

 

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship recipient. Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Program in Yucatec Maya (June-July 2000).


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Teaching:


Published samples of bump's students' writing


Assistant Professor, Michigan State University. Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures. East Lansing, MI (August 2006 to Present).

 

·       AL 833, Composition Pedagogies (fall 2006, fall 2007).

·       AL 860, (Audio-)Visual Rhetoric (fall 2009).                                 

·       ENG 302, Introduction to the English Language (spring 2011, spring 2012).

·       WRA 110, Writing, Science and Technology (spring 2015).  

·       WRA 150, Writing: Evolution of American Thought (spring 2007, spring 2008).

·       WRA 195H, Honors Writing: Major Topics in American Thought (fall 2007, fall 2008, spring 2011).

·       WRA 417, Multimedia Writing (fall 2008, fall 2009, fall 2010, fall 2011, fall 2012).

·       WRA 425, Advanced Multimedia Writing (spring 2013, spring 2014)

·       WRA 1004/0102, Preparation for College Writing (fall 2013, spring 2014)

 

Lecturer, Stanford University. Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR). Stanford, CA (September 2004 to June 2006).

·       PWR 1, Rhetoric of an American Election. Instructor (fall 2004).

·       PWR 1, Fact or Fiction: The Rhetoric of Documentary Film. Instructor (winter and spring 2004).

·       PWR 2, BodyTalk: Bodies of Rhetoric. Instructor (fall and winter 2005).

·       PWR 2, GreenSpeak: Rhetoric of Sustainability. Instructor (winter and spring 2005).

·       Stanford University Writing Center. Tutor (fall 2004 through spring 2006).

 

Teaching Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (August 1999 to December 2003).

 

·       English 10, Basic Writing. Instructor (spring 2003).

·       English 11, College Writing 1. Instructor (fall 1999, spring 2000, fall 2000, fall 2001).

·       English 12, College Writing 2. Instructor (spring 2002).

·       English 12, College Writing 2 - Biology Link. Instructor (spring 2003).

·       English 103X, English Pronunciation for Speakers of Other Languages. Assistant Instructor (spring 2003).

·       English 42, Introduction to Film Criticism: Discussion Leader (spring 2001, fall 2001).

·       Linguistics 30, Introduction to Linguistics: Instructor (fall 2000, spring 2001).

·       Workshop Director, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Carolina Environmental Program Albemarle Ecological Field Site: Manteo, NC (fall 2001, 2002).

 

Writing Center Tutor: Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Indiana, PA (July 1998 to January 1999).

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Editing:


Editor: CCC Online (September 2009 – January 2014).

Responsible for redesigning, making editing decisions, and engaging all aspects of content acquisition and asset management for quarterly releases of CCC Online.
Link to the public Table of Contents for Issue 1.1, "The Turn to Performance."

 

Guest Co-Editor: “(Re)mediating the Conversation: Undergraduate Scholars in Writing and Rhetoric.” Special Issue of Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy. 16.1: n. pag. Web. 15 August 2011. 

 

Assistant Editor: CCC: College Composition and Communication (May 2001 to September 2004).

Responsible for assisting CCC Associate Editor and Web editor, Todd Taylor, and for building quarterly installments of CCC Online (archive). 

 

Co-Editor: CCC Online Book Forum (2002-2004).

Responsible for building and maintaining the interactive online book forum.

 

Assistant Editor: CCCC Bibliography of Composition and Rhetoric 1984-1999 (1998, 1999).

Responsible for researching and producing entries to be included in the bibliography (http://www.ibiblio.org/cccc/links.html).


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Service, National:


Member (Invited), Rhetoric Society of America Media Task Force. Invited by RSA Board of Directors (2015 – 2016).

 

Peer-Reviewer. Research in the Teaching of English. Invited to review articles being considered for publication in RTE (Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015).

 

Peer-Reviewer. Curriculum Inquiry. Invited to review one article being considered for publication in Curriculum Inquiry (Fall 2013).

Member (Invited), WPA Outcomes Statement Task Force, Invited by Duane Roen, President, Council of Writing Program Administrators (2012 - 2014).


Peer-Reviewer. College Composition and Communication. Invited to review one article being considered for publication in CCC (Fall 2012).


Peer-Reviewer. Enculturation. Invited to review one article being considered for publication in Enculturation (Summer 2012).


CCCC Proposal Mentor. Invited by 2013 Program Chair, Howard Tinberg. Conference on College Composition and Communication. April, 2012.  


Peer-Reviewer. College English. Invited by CE editor, John Schilb, to review one article being considered for publication in CE (Summer 2011).

 

Reader. Stage-One Proposals for CCCC 2011 (June 2010).

 

Member (Invited), CCCC Writing Program Certificate of Excellence Selection Committee (2007-2008).

 

Member, Computers and Writing Convention Planning Committee. Stanford University (2004-2005).

 

Co-Director: CCCC Live (2003). Responsible for recording live sessions at the Conference on College Composition and Communication and posting these recordings to the CCCC website.

 

Service, MSU:


Director, First-Year Writing Program. MSU. (August 2015 - Present).


CAL IDEA Coordinator, College of Arts and Letters (2015).


Member, College Curriculum Committee. College of Arts and Letters (2015).


Member (Invited),
HARP Scholarly Development Creative and Performance Panel Review Panel. Office of the VP for Research and Graduate Studies (2013 - 2015).


Member, Fixed-Term Faculty Review Committee. WRAC (2014-present).

 

Invited participant, Provost’s Tri-Campus Outreach and Engagement Seminar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (22 Oct. 2013).

 

Invited participant, The Future of Learning + Instructional Space Design Innovation: Envisioning 21st Century Instructional Spaces (18-19 Sept. and 13 Dec. 2013).

Member, MSUglobal Advisory Board. Appointed. MSU (2013-2015).


Member, WRAC Advisory Council. Elected. MSU (2009-10, 2010-11, 2012-13, 2015-16).


Director (Founder), MSU/CAL Documentary Lab (The DocLab) (2007-2015).

 

Member, First-Year Writing Committee. WRAC (2011-present).

 

Member, Rhetoric and Writing Graduate Advisory Committee. WRAC (2011-12, 2012-13).

 

Member, AEO Committee. Elected. WRAC (2010-11, 2011-12).


Member, First-Year Writing, Fixed-Term Faculty Hiring Committee. WRAC (spring 2012).

 

Featured Speaker. Remix Workshop for Fixed-Term Faculty. WRAC (November 2011, 2012).

 

Instructor: Remix Workshop. WRA, TA training (August 2011, 2012).


Co-Leader (with Julie Lindquist), Professional Development Workshop for WRAC TAs. WRAC (Nov 8, 2011).

 

Co-Director (with Ellen Cushman and Gordon Henry), Native American Film Institute: a week-long, summer, digital-video workshop for Native American teens from across Michigan.  MSU. (July 18-22 2011, 2012).

 

Member, Planning Committee. TransMedia / Digital Media Studies Graduate Concentration. By invitation of Dean Wurst. (spring 2011, 2012-13).

 

Co-Chair, Hiring Committee. Multimedia Writing and Video Composing. WRAC. MSU. (spring 2011).


Member, Hiring Committee. Digital Humanities. WRAC. MSU. (spring 2011).


Member, Professional Writing Committee. WRAC (2011-12).

 

Member, Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy Committee, WRAC (2011-12).

 

Invited, Featured Presenter, “New Tools for 21st Century Writing and Research: Leni Riefenstahl, Kenneth Burke, & the Future of CCC Online.” Cool U. MSU (21 May, 2010).

 

Member, WRAC Advisory Council. Elected. MSU (2009-10, 2010-11).

 

Member, University Hearing Committee. MSU (2009-10).

 

Member, Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee. WRAC. MSU (2009-10).

 

Co-Featured Speaker, “Making Meaning on Both Sides of the Literacy Tracks: The Voices of First Year Students at Michigan State University.” Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brownbag Series. MSU. (March 27, 2009).

 

Co-Featured Speaker, “Looking and Listening for Literacy: Using Digital Video in Scenes of Research.” Literacy Colloquy. College of Education, MSU (October 8, 2008).

 

Featured Speaker, Technology Workshop series. “Digital Video, Part 2.” MSU (October 24, 2008).

 

Featured Speaker, Technology Workshop series. “Advanced ANGEL workshop.” MSU (September 16, 2008).

 

Director, “Language Diversity in Tier One: Talking Points.” Five Video Tutorials. MSU (2008).

 

Instructor/Course Designer, “iTec Lansing, Digital Media Group.” Pattengill Middle School. Lansing, MI (2008).

 

Consultant, Arts and Letters Hiring Committee. Documentary Expression, appointed by Dean of Arts & Letters. MSU (2008-2009).

 

Member, Research Advisory Group. College of Arts and Letters. MSU (2008-2009).

 

Member, Digital Humanities Specialization Committee. College of Arts and Letters. MSU (2008-2009).

 

Consultant, Documentary Specialization Committee. College of Arts and Letters. MSU (2008-2009).

 

Member, WRAC Advisory Council. MSU (2008).

 

Member, Digital Rhetoric and Professional Writing (DRPW) MA curriculum revision committee. MSU (2007-2008).

 

Member, New Media Film, Documentary Curriculum Committee. College of Arts and Letters (CAL). MSU (2007-2008).

 

Member, Arts and Letters Hiring Committee. Documentary Expression, appointed by Dean of Arts & Letters. MSU (2007-2008).

 

Member, College of Arts and Letters Arts Programming Task Force. MSU. (2007-2008).

 

Featured Speaker, Faculty Research Colloquium Series. “LiteracyCorps Michigan.” MSU (Nov. 30, 2007).

 

Director, MSU/CAL Documentary Lab (The DocLab) (2007-present).

 

Featured Speaker, Technology Brown Bag Workshop series. “Sound and Aural Rhetorics.” MSU (March 16, 2007).

Judge, WRAC Multimedia Display (formerly New York Times Poster Display), MSU Writing Center (Nov. 30, 2006).

 

Member, Critical Studies in Literacy and Pedagogy (CSLP) MA curriculum revision committee. MSU (2006-2007).

 

Member, Proposal group for Council of Writing Program Administrators National Conference, 2008 (2006-2007).

 

Co-director, WRAC TA training. MSU (2006-2007).

 

Featured Speaker, Brown Bag series. “Rhetorical Listening.” MSU (Oct. 5, 2006)

 

Co-director, first-year TA weekly brown bags. MSU (2006-2007).

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Service, Stanford University:

 

Co-director, co-founder, Stanford Film Lab. Stanford University (2006).

 

Undergraduate Academic Advisor. Stanford University (2005-2206).

 

PWR Program Liaison to the Undergraduate Advisory Board (UAB) (2005-2006).

 

Member, Technology Committee. Stanford University: Program in Writing and Rhetoric (2004-2005).

 

Service, UNC-Chapel Hill:

 

Chair, Peer Review Committee and First-Year Mentor Program (elected position). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Department of English, Writing Program (2003-2004).

 

Reviewer, Peer Review Committee (elected position). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Department of English, Writing Program (2002-2004).

 

Mentor, First-Year Teaching Fellow Mentor Program. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Department of English, Writing Program (2002-2004).

 

Member/Graduate Student Representative, English Department Faculty Selection Committee. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2002-2003).

 

Grant Writer/Assistant. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Partnership for Minority Advancement in the Biomolecular Sciences (May 2003-June 2003).

 

Leader, Coordinating Group. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Department of English, Writing Program (2002-2003).

 

Member, Review Committee. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Undergraduate Multimedia Festival (spring 2004).

 

Member, Planning Committee. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Undergraduate Symposium on Ethics, Honor, and Integrity (fall 2003).

 

Member, Textbook Selection Committee. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Department of English, Writing Program (spring 2003). 

 

Officer, Association of Graduate English Students (AGES). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2002-2003).

 

Co-Director: AGES Graduate Forums. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2002-2003).

Responsible for organizing two panels to speak to graduate students in the English department about publishing, professionalization, and the MLA job market.

 

First-Year English Composition Placement Essay Rater. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (August 1999, 2002).

 

Co-Chair, Department of Linguistics, Annual Linguistics Colloquium. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (May 2001).

 

Camp Counselor, Camp Celebrate. North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center. Chapel Hill, NC (May 2000, 2001, 2002).

 

Videographer, Camp Celebrate. North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center. Chapel Hill, NC (2001).

 

Copy Editor, Duke University Medical Center: Center for Human Genetics. Durham, NC (May-July 2001).

 

Linguistic Consultant/Research Assistant, Duke University Center for Cognitive Neuroscience. Durham, NC (January-July 2000).


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Related Professional Experience:

 

Musical Director and Composer, Take Twenty: Teaching Writing. Dir. Todd Taylor. DVD format. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2007.

 

Professional Musician: singer, songwriter, guitarist, performer, and recording engineer (1978-1998).

 

Memberships:

 

Conference on College Composition and Communication
National Council of Writing Program Administrators

National Council of Teachers of English

Rhetoric Society of America


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