Academic Employment

 

Assistant Professor

Department of English, Composition & Rhetoric, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, August 2018 - Present

 

Coordinator of the Online Writing Center

The Writing Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, August 2017 - May 2018

 

Assistant Director of Intermediate Writing

Department of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison, August 2016 - May 2017

 

Teaching Assistant

Department of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison, August 2014  - May 2016

 

Writing Center Instructor

The Writing Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, August 2015 - May 2018

 

Research Assistant

Department of English (Dr. Kate Vieira), University of Wisconsin-Madison, October 2014 - February 2015

 

Writing Program Administrator / WAC Director

Harrington College of Design, January 2012 - May 2013

 

Adjunct Instructor

Department of Liberal Arts, Harrington College of Design, May 2010 - May 2013

 

Assistant Advisor, Undergraduate English

Department of English, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, January 2010 - May 2010

 

Teaching Assistant

Department of English, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Aug. 2008 - May 2010

 

 

education

 

Doctor of Philosophy, Rhetoric and Composition

August 2018, University of Wisconsin Madison

Dissertation: How Basic Writing Does (and Doesn’t) Matter for Working-Class College Students’ Success

Committee: Dr. Kate Vieira (Chair), Maisha Winn, Morris Young, Christa Olson, Sara Web-Saunderhaus

Minor: Curriculum & Instruction
 

Master of Arts, English

May 2010, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, GPA: 4.0

Advisor: Dr. David Anthony
 

Bachelor of Arts, English

May 2008, Minor: History, Eastern Illinois University, GPA: 3.6, Major GPA: 3.89

 

 

GRANTS AND HONORS

 

Fellowships

  • Mellon-Wisconsin Summer Fellowship, UW-Madison, 2018

  • Summer Dissertation Fellowship, UW-Madison English Department, 2016

  • Chancellor's Fellowship, UW-Madison, 2014

Awards

  • English 100 Outstanding Teacher Award, English Department, UW-Madison, 2015

  • Honored Instructor, University Housing Academic Initiatives, UW Madison, 2015

  • Outstanding Digital Media Project, English Department, UW-Madison, 2015

Grants

  • Herlihy-Jones Conference Travel Grant, UW-Madison, 2015

  • CCCC Professional Equity Grant, $310, 2012

  • EIU Honors Department Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Grant, $500, 2007

 


 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Articles

 

"Rime of the Reagan Library: Remixing Digital Literature as a Critical Method." With Rick Ness and Lauren Gottlieb-Miller. Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures 15.1 (2016).

 

"'Beyond Discussion': Basic Composition as a Social Imperative." Reimagining Education Reform and Innovation. Ed. Matthew Lynch. New York: Peter Lang, 2014.

 

"'The Poor Little Working Girl": The New Woman, Chloral, and Motherhood in The House of Mirth." The Association for the Study of Ethical Behavior in Literature Journal 9 (2013): 19-22. 

 

Essays and Reviews

 

"The Online Writing Center is About Equity for Students (and You Too)". Another WordFrom the Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin–Madison (February 2018). 

 

Review: Watson Keynote Session 2: Carmen Kynard, “Pretty for a Black Girl.”  DRC: Digital Rhetoric Collaborative (Watson Reviews, 2016).

 

"I Do It, You Do It, We Do It: Modeling Topic Invention and Essay Development in the Basic Writing Classroom." The National Association for Developmental Education's Special Professional Interest Network in English/Writing/ESL Newsletter 4.1 (November 2013): 2-5. 

 

Works In Progress

 
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“From ‘Hostile Mental Children’ to ‘Strangers in a Strange World’: Dysfunctional Discourses in the Study of Basic Writing from 1939-2013.” Under review.

 

“How Basic Writing Can Make Students’ Writing Remedial: A CHAT Analysis.” Under review.

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

NATIONAL/International

“When Activity Systems Collide: What Basic Writers’ Out-of School Literacies Have to Teach Us.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Kansas City, Missouri: March 2018.

“The Material Conditions of Literacy Learning: Mobilizing Student Narratives Toward Pedagogies of Social Mobility.” Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition. Louisville, Kentucky: October 2016. 

“Basic Students or Basic Writers? Complicating the College Readiness Model.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, Texas: April 2016.

"From 'Hostile Mental Children' to 'Strangers in a Strange World': The College Readiness Model in Basic Writing." Rethinking Basic Writing: New Ideas and Perspectives. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Tampa, Florida: March 2015. 

"From 'Hostile Mental Children' to 'Strangers in a Strange World': Basic Writers and Figured Worlds from 1969 to 2013." Modern Language Association Annual Convention. Vancouver, British Columbia: January 2015. 

Hamper, Margaret Bertucci, Julia M. Garrett, and Stephanie Larson. "Basic Writers in the Looking Glass." Thomas R. Watson Conference. Louisville, Kentucky: October 2014. 

Hamper, Margaret Bertucci, Lauren Gottlieb-Miller, and Richard Ness. "Crimes Against the Humanities: Remixing Stuart Moulthrop's Reagan Library." Electronic Literature Organization Conference. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: June 2014. 

"Beyond Discussion: Basic Composition as a Social Imperative." Annual Convention of the National Council of Teachers of English. Boston, Massachusetts: November 2013.

 

 

REGIONAL

Hamper, Margaret Bertucci, Lauren Gottlieb-Miller, and Richard Ness. "Remixing Reagan Library." Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media. Dekalb, Illinois: March 2014. 

"To Prostitute Your Vote: Prostitution and Politics in Post-Revolutionary America." Ninth Annual Louisiana Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture. University of Louisiana in Lafayette. Lafayette, Louisiana: March 2010.

"The 'Real' Dunbar-Nelson 'Stands Up': Filling in the Gaps on Alice Dunbar-Nelson's Feminism."Fourth Annual Southern Illinois University Carbondale Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhetoric/Composition. Carbondale, Illinois: March 2010.

"Turning Students into Experts: A Research-Driven Perspective for First Year Composition." Southern Illinois University Carbondale Pre-Semester Workshop. Carbondale, Illinois: August 2009.

"The New Woman's Drug in the House of Mirth." First Annual College of Saint Rose Women's Studies Conference on "Feminism, Activism, and the Academy." Albany, New York: March 2007.

"Why He Killed the Very Birds He Loved So Much: California's Drug Problem in Sara Orne Jewett's 'A White Heron.'" Eastern Illinois University's English Studies Student Conference. Charleston, Illinois: April 2007.

 

SELECTED INVITED TALKS

"Graduate Study in Composition & Rhetoric at A UW-Madison: Panel Discussion." UW-Madison Department of English. Madison, Wisconsin: September 2016.

"Teaching Composition at UW-Madison: A Panel Discussion." UW-Madison Department of English. Madison, Wisconsin: March 2016.

"Fieldwork Fundamentals: Planning for the IRB, Recruiting Participants, Collecting Data, and Navigating Relationships in Ethnographic and Interview Research." Brownbag talk, UW-Madison Department of English. Madison, Wisconsin: April 2016. 

"Administrative Opportunities at UW-Madison: A Panel Discussion." UW-Madison Department of English. Madison, Wisconsin: August 2016.

"Teaching English 100 at UW-Madison: A Panel Discussion." UW-Madison English 100 Program. Madison, Wisconsin: July 2015.

"What Do We Teach When We Teach Writing?" Symposium: From High School to College: Engaging in the Writing Dialogue. Greater Madison Writing Project and the UW-Madison Department of English. Madison, Wisconsin: January, 2015. 

 

WORKSHOPS

Contract Grading: Strategies and Perspectives, University of Wisconsin Madison's Intermediate Writing Program, Fall 2016

Community & Collaboration: Research-Based Methods for Group Work, University of Wisconsin Madison's Intermediate Writing Program, Fall 2016

Teacher Research: Strategies and Perspectives, University of Wisconsin Madison's Intermediate Writing Program, Spring 2017

Writer's Retreat, University of Wisconsin-Madison's Writing Center, Spring 2017

On the Academic Job Market: Writing an Effective CV, University of Wisconsin-Madison's Writing Center, Fall 2017

Developing & Delivering Conference Presentations, University of Wisconsin-Madison's Writing Center, Fall 2017

 

 


 

SERVICE

Member, Rhetoric and Writing Committee, Fall 2018 - Present, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Member, Honor's Day Committee, Fall 2018 - Present, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Mentor, Undergraduate Research Scholar Program, 2016-Present, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Member, Composition & Rhetoric Colloquium Committee, 2015-2017, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Co-Chair, English Department Graduate Student Association, 2014-2015, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Program Development & Administration - Writing Across the Curriculum, 2011-2013, Harrington College of Design

Faculty Advisor - Space: A Graduate Student Interior Design Journal, 2011-2013, Harrington College of Design

Member, Program Development Committee - Advance Bridge Program, 2011-2013, Harrington College of Design

Member, Plagiarism Policy Board, 2010-2011, Harrington College of Design

President - Association of English Graduate Instructors and Students, 2009-2010, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Member, Conference Planning Committee, 2009-2010, Fourth Annual SIU Graduate Conference

Events Coordinator - Association of English Graduate Instructors and Students, 2009-2010, SIU Carbondale

Domestic Violence Survivor Advocate - The Women's Center, 2008-2009, Carbondale, IL

Creative Writing Instructor - (Volunteer Position) - Carbondale New School, 2008, Carbondale, IL

Membership Chair - Executive Board of Mortar Board Honors Society, 2007-2008, Eastern Illinois University

 


 

New Media Expertise

 

SKILLS

Graphic Design
Web Design
SEO Optimization
Video Development

 

LANGUAGES

HTML (intermediate)
CSS (intermediate)
JavaScript (novice)

 

SOFTWARE & PLATFORMS

ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE

Photoshop
Illustrator
Dreamweaver
InDesign
Muse

WEB BUILDING PLATFORMS

Dreamweaver
Squarespace
Wordpress
Google
Weebly

AUDIO-VISUAL DEVELOPMENT & EDITING

Screencast Maker (Screencast Recording)
Kaltura (Screencast Recording)
Youtube (Video upload & management)
iMovie (Video development & editing)
Audacity (Audio/Podcast editing)

 

EXPERIENCE

DR. KATE VIEIRA'S WEBSITE, KATEVIEIRA.COM

Graphic Design (Photoshop & Illustrator)
Web Development & Design (Squarespace)

UW-MADISON WRITING CENTER, WRITING.WISC.EDU

Logo Design (Illustrator)
Web Design (Dreamweaver)
Website Management (Dreamweaver)

ONLINE WRITING CENTER INSTRUCTION

Handbook Development (Weebly)
Tutorial Video Development (ScreecastMaker, iMovie)

MADISON WRITING ASSISTANCE

Logo Design (Illustrator)
Web Design, In Progress (Dreamweaver)
Website Management (Dreamweaver)

COMPOSITION & RHETORIC COLLOQUIUM COMMITTEE

Event Advertisement Materials (Photoshop & InDesign)
Job Market Video Development (iMovie)

ENGLISH 201 - INTERMEDIATE WRITING

Handbook Development (Wordpress)

UW-MADISON WRITING FELLOWS

Web Design (In Progress)

 


 

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