Selected Conference Presentations

“What Do Students Learn as They Learn a Disciplinary Genre?  Dialogue, Socio-Rhetorical Doing, and Disciplinary Enculturation.” Writing and the Question of Transfer, Elon University, June 26, 2013.

“Adequate Evidence that Something Isn’t Quite Right: Explaining and Using Assessment Data.” Council of Writing Program Administrators Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM, July 20, 2012.

“Using Grounded Theory to Discover What Fosters the Development of Student Writers’ Expertise in the Major.”  Centennial Symposium on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Mt. Royal University, Banff, Calgary, November 11, 2011.

"Mastering Genre, Doing Transfer: How Do Students Perceive Membership in a Disciplinary Discourse Community?" Qualitative Research Network, Conference on College Composition and Communication. Atlanta, GA, April 6, 2011.

“Improving Student Writing,” American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Master’s Education Conference. Newport Beach, CA, February 22, 2008.

“Teaching/Writing from a Feminist Perspective: A Graduate Certificate Program in Secondary Education and Women’s and Gender Studies at The College of New Jersey,” Modern Language Association, San Francisco, December 27, 2008.

“Ditto, What They Say”: Using They Say / I Say in a First Year Academic Writing Course to Teach Argumentation,” New Jersey Writing Alliance. May 21, 2007.

“Teaching Depression Memoirs: A Region Off Limits?” College English Association. San Antonio, Texas, April 6, 2006.

 “Autobiology:  Self-Representations of Depression in Black and White Women,” Maine Women Writers Conference. Women, Health, and Representation, University of New England, June, 2004

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