Degrees and Institutions
Ph.D. English, Illinois State University
M.A. English, Missouri State University
B.A. English, Eastern Illinois University
Area: Rhetoric and Writing; General Studies Writing; Faculty Liaison, Center for Faculty Excellence; College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Liaison to the Center for Civic and Community Engagement; Affiliated Faculty, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Research Interests: Composition pedagogy, community literacy, feminist approaches to researching and teaching composition, qualitative research methods, service learning, writing response and assessment
GSW 1110: Introduction to Academic Writing
GSW 1120: Academic Writing
ENG 3810: Grammar in Context
ENG 4840: Foundations of Teaching Writing
ENG 6040: Graduate Writing (online delivery)
ENG 6200: Teaching Writing (online delivery)
ENG 6800: Teacher Research in Rhetoric and Composition
ENG 7260: Research Methods in Rhetoric & Writing
ENG 7800: Writing Assessment as Human Inquiry
ENG 7800: Feminist Research and Pedagogy
ENG 7800: Community Literacy
(Co-editor with Kristine L. Blair], Composing Feminist Interventions. WAC Clearinghouse/University Press of Colorado. [In press 2018]. Print & Online.
(Co-editor with Kristine L. Blair, Tobi Jacobi, and Mary P. Sheridan), Feminist Teacher Special Issue on Campus-Community Partnerships. (Spring 2014). Print.
Writing Studies Research in Practice: Methods and Methodologies. Co-edited with Mary P. Sheridan. Southern Illinois University Press. 2012. Print.
Feminism and Composition: A Critical Sourcebook. Co-edited with Faye Spencer Maor, Gesa Kirsch, Lance Massey, and Mary Sheridan-Rabideau. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s and NCTE, 2003.
“Introduction: Current Conversations about Writing Research..” (Co-authored with Mary P. Sheridan.) Writing Studies Research in Practice: Methods and Methodologies. Co-edited with Mary P. Sheridan. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press. 2012. Print.
“Revisiting Teacher Research.” Writing Studies Research in Practice: Methods and Methodologies. Co-edited with Mary P. Sheridan. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press. 2012. Print.
“(Re)Imagining Writing Assessment as a ‘New’ Literacy.” Engaging Audience: Theory and Practice. Ed. Brian Fehler, Elizabeth Weiser, and Angela Gonzales. Urbana: NCTE 2009.
“Rethinking Approaches to Writing Assessment.” Practice in Context: Situating the Work of Writing Teachers. Ed. Peggy O’Neill and Cindy Moore. Urbana: NCTE, 2003. 235-43.
"Intervening: The Value of Campus-Community Partnerships." (Co-authored with Kristine Blair.) Feminist Teacher Sepcial Issue: Campus/Community Partnerships. [Spring 2014.] Print.
"An Introduction to the Work (and Play) of Writing Studies Research Through the Micro Study." (Co-authored with Suzan Aiken, Emily Beard, and David McClure.) The CEA Forum. 42.1 (Winter/Spring 2013): 127-54. Print.
“Mothers’ Ways of Making It—or Making Do?: Making (Over) Academic Lives in Rhetoric and Composition.” (Co-authored with Christine Cucciarre, Deborah Morris, Kim Hensley Owens, and Mary P. Sheridan.) Composition Studies. 39.1 (Spring 2011): 41-62. Print.
“Remediating Knowledge-Making Spaces in the Graduate Curriculum: Developing and Sustaining Multimodal Teaching and Research.” Co-authored with Kristine L. Blair and Meredith Graupner. Computers & Composition Special Issue: Computers & Composition (The Future of Graduate Education in the New American University: Intersections between Technologies and Literacies). Guest Ed. Peter Goggin and Patricia Webb. 26.1 (2009): 13-23.
“Transnational Literate Lives in Digital Times and Redesigning Composition for Multilingual Realities: A Review” (Co-authored with Amanda Athon). Kairos 19.2. http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/19.2/reviews/athon-nickoson/index.html
"Rhetorica In Motion” (Co-authored with Kerri Hauman, Emily Hurford, Stacy Kastner, Jeff Kirchoff, and Kate Spike). Feminist Teacher 22.2 (2012): 160-62. Print.
“Practical But Not Simple.” Rev. of Assigning, Responding, and Assessing Writing: A Writing Teacher’s Guide, Fourth ed., by Edward White. Pedagogy 9.2 (Spring 2009): 353-9. Print.
“Differences of Interpretation: Engaging Conversations on Writing Assessment.” Rev. of Coming To Terms: Theorizing Writing Assessment in Composition Studies, by Patricia Lynne. Composition Studies 34.1 (Fall 2006). Print.
"Community, Engagement, Feminism." Collegiate Leadership Conference of Ohio. Columbus, OH. November 2015.
"Digital Storytelling and/as Service Learning Scholarship." Co-presenter: Paul Valdez. Ohio Campus Compact Conference. Denison University. August 2015.
"The Promises and Pitfalls of Feminist: Risks and Rewards." 2015 Conference on College Composition and Communication. Tampa, FL. March 2015.
"Writing Spaces Between: Pragmatics, Possibilities, and Pitfalls of Student-Faculty Collaboration." Thomas R. Watson Conference. Louisville, KY. October 2014.
"Growing Methods and Methodologies for Writing Research: Pedagogy as Practice." 2014 Conference on Writing Research. Amsterdam, Netherlands. August 2014.
“Renegotiating the Visibility and Value of Community-Based Research.” Co-presenter: Mary P. Sheridan. 2013 Conference on College Composition and Communication. Las Vegas, March 2013.
"Writing Research Methods...Small." Thomas R. Watson Conference. Louisville, KY. October 2012.
"Feminist Community Engagement: Participatory Alternatives in an Age of Objective Learning Assessments." Co-presenters Kris Blair, Jenn Fishman, Liz Rohan, Mary P. Sheridan, and Tobi Jacobi. 2012 Conference on College Composition and Communication. St. Louis, MO. March 2012.
“What Constitutes a Feminist Approach in the Internationalized, Interdisciplinary Twenty-First Century? Co-presenters: Kristine L. Blair and Mary P. Sheridan. Writing Research Across Borders Conference. Fairfax, VA. February 2011.
“Micro Study as the Work of Developing Research Methodology.” Co-presenters: Suzan Aiken, Emily J. Beard, and David McClure. Thomas R. Watson Conference. Louisville, KY. October 2010.
“Women’s Ways of Making It—Or Making Do?” Roundtable Presentation. Co-presenters: Christa Albrecht-Crane, Christine Peters Cucciarre, Rebecca Dingo, Deborah Morris, Kim Hensley-Owens, Mary P. Sheridan, 2010 Conference on College Composition and Communication. Louisville, KY. March 2010.
“(Re)Articulating Methods and Methodology: Doing Feminist Work in a “Post-Feminist” World (?)” presented with Mary P. Sheridan. 2009 Feminism(s) & Rhetoric(s) Conference. East Lansing, MI. October 2009.
“Writing Assessment from a Feminist Perspective.” 2009 Conference on Composition and Communication. San Francisco, CA. March 2009.
“Remediating Knowledge-Making Spaces in the Graduate Curriculum: Developing and Sustaining Multimodal Teaching and Research” with Meredith Graupner and Kristine Blair. Thomas R. Watson Conference. Louisville, KY. October 2008.
“Mind the Gap: Changing the Realities of and Possibilities for How We Understand Multimodal Writing Assessment.” 2008 Conference on College Composition and Communication. New Orleans, LA. April 2008.
“Filling The Gap(s): Theorizing Writing Assessment from a Feminist Perspective.” Feminism(s) & Rhetoric(s) Conference. Little Rock, AR. October 2007.
“Technofeminist Pedagogies in Public & Private Spaces.“ Half-day Workshop. Co- facilitated with Emily Beard, Kristine L. Blair, Brittany Cottrill, Chris Denneker, Erin Fyfe Dietel-McLaughlin, Christine Garbett and Ruijie Zhao. 2011 Computers & Writing: Writing in Motion. Ann Arbor, MI. May 2011.
“Remixing (Techno) Feminist Pedagogies in Virtual, Multimodal Spaces” Emily J. Beard, Kris Blair, Brittany Cottrill, Erin Fyfe Dietel-McLaughlin, Christine Garbett, Krista Petrosino, and Ruijie Zhao. Computers and Writing 2010. West Lafayette, IN. May 2010. May 2010.
“Rubrics as Localized Realities: Strategies for Identifying and Strengthening Relationships Between Assessment Tools and Program Identities” with Brittany Cottrill, Elizabeth Fleitz, Meredith Graupner, Abbey Kanzig, Donna Nelson-Beene, Jeremy Schnieder, and Ruijie Zhao. Half-day Workshop. Conference on College Composition and Communication. New Orleans. April 2008.
Reviewer, Pedagogy (2015)
Member, Digital Humanities Learning Community. BGSU Center for Teaching and Learning. 2013-14.
Member, 2010-2012 BGSU Service Learning Faculty Cohort.GSW 1110: Intro to Academic Writing
GSW 1110H: Intro to Academic Writing (Honors Section)
GSW 1120: Academic Writing
Outstanding Contributor to Graduate Education. Bowling Green State University Graduate Student Council. 2010.