Current and Recent Courses Taught

Rhetoric, Writing, and Artificial Intelligence

History of Rhetoric I (Classical Greece and Imperial Rome)

Professional Writing for Visual Arts Majors

Advanced Grammar and Composition

The Rhetoric of Science

Composition I

Sample Syllabuses

Sample Assignments and Student Work

  • Students conduct market research in an industry of their choice and propose a new product/service to fill a market void.
  • Working in groups of three, students research and propose a re-design of an existing product complete with mock ups and technical specs.
  • Students choose a Word of the Year nominee from the American Dialect Society‘s archives and write a profile analyzing its linguistic composition and cultural significance.
  • Students profile a writer (or content creator) of their choice and explore their creative identity through an analysis of their published work.
  • Students select a statistic of their choice to profile, analyzing the narratives constructed from the stat and debates about its calculation and interpretation.