Associate Professor of English &
Director of Core Writing
BA (English -- Colorado College); MA (Linguistics -- University of Texas at Austin); PhD (English Language and Linguistics/Rhetoric and Composition -- University of Texas at Austin)
Office: Frandsen 217
Telephone: (775) 682-6364
Rhetoric of science, pragmatics, reception theory
“Toward An Accountable Hybridity for Transnational Rhetorics,” Forthcoming late 2012 in Rhetorica.
"The Common Topoi of STEM Discourse: An Apologia and Proposal for a Method, with Pilot Study," Written Communication 27.1 (2010): 120-156.
"Marking Territory: Legislative Genres, Stakeholder Beliefs, and Possibilities for Common Ground in the Mexican Wolf Blue Range Reintroduction Project,"
Sins Against Science: The Scientific Media Hoaxes of Poe, Twain, and Others. Albany: SUNY Press , September 2006.