My teaching, writing, and scholarship are all driven by a steadfast commitment to experimentation and discovery, to crossing and critiquing rhetorical and ideological boundaries.


Ph.D., Rhetoric and Composition - Northeastern University M.A., English - Appalachian State University B.A., English - Appalachian State University 

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Upcoming Talks and Conferences

Nov 17-20, 2016, Denver, Colorado: Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association Panel: Bringing Down the House: Re-Centering the Histories of Humor and Comedic Performance Paper: 'Betting on Black': Comedic Intimacy and the Rhetorical Space of All Jokes Aside'


  • Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA)
  • American Studies Association (ASA)
  • American Humor Studies Association (AHSA)
  • National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
  • Rhetoric Society of America (RSA)

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