Associate Professor of Communication


PhD from University of Nebraska, Lincoln in English (Rhetoric and Composition and Creative Writing)

MFA from Mills College in English and Creative Writing

Courses Taught

COMM 101:  Written and Oral Communication I
COMM 301:  Written and Oral Communication II
COMM 391:  Listening across Cultures
COMM 391:  Public Writing & Art

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Rhetoric and composition, Pedagogy, Rhetorics of listening, Intercultural engagement, Public Writing, Poetry

Where Are You From, Originally? Georgetown, KY: Finishing Line Press, 2015. Print. (poetry collection)

"Shema Yisrael: Listening in Judaism and What It Has to Teach Us." Jewish Rhetorics: History, Theory, Practice. Ed. Michael Bernard-Donals and Janice Fernheimer. Hanover, NH: Brandeis University Press, 2014. 198-214. Print. (scholarship)

"Never Again: Preventing Genocide and Promoting Reconciliation with Interventionist Pedagogy." Thinking and Practicing Reconciliation: Teaching and Learning through Literary Responses to Conflict. Ed. Leo Riegert, Jill Scott, and Jack Shuler. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. 21-39. Print. (scholarship)

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