Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor
Ph.D. Composition Theory, University of Minnesota, 1985
210J Lind Hall
Areas of Expertise
composition theory and pedagogy; technology/writing; visual arts and art theory; hip hop; the modernist era
Writing New Media: Theory and Applications for Expanding the Teaching of Composition. A. Wysocki, J. Johnson-Eilola, C. Selfe, & G. Sirc. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2004. (Awarded 2004 Outstanding Book Award by Computers and Composition).
English Composition as a Happening. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2002. (Awarded the 2003 Winterowd Award for Outstanding Book in the Field of Composition Theory).
“Writing Classroom as Factory.” Composition Studies 2008 (forthcoming, Summer 2008).
“Proust, Death, and Hip Hop in First-Year Composition.” Teaching English in the Two-Year College May 2006.
"Composition’s Eye/Orpheus’s Gaze/Cobain’s Journals." Composition Studies 33.1 (Spring 2005).
"The Difficult Politics of the Popular." Journal of Advanced Composition 21.2 (Spring 2001).
"Virtual Urbanism." Computers & Composition 18.1 (2001).
Seminar in Language, Rhetoric, Literacy, and Composition
University Writing and Critical Reading
Literature of Public Life