Rhetorical Theory, Critical Theory, History of Rhetoric, Writing Pedagogy
“Persuasion's Ethical Force: Levinas, Gorgias and the Rhetorical Address,” JAC (forthcoming).
"Inheriting Deconstruction: Rhetoric and Composition's Missed Encounter with Jacques Derrida," College English 69
"The Ethics of Epideictic Rhetoric: Addressing the Problem of Presence through Jacques Derrida's Funeral Orations."
Rhetoric Society Quarterly 35 (2005): 5-23.
“‘Some Kind of a Man': Orson Welles as Touch of Evil 's Masculine Auteur.” The Velvet Light Trap 57 (Spring
“Collusion and Collaboration: Concealing Authority in Writing Center Conversation.” With Trixie Smith & Evelyn
Westbrook. (E)merging Identities: Graduate Students in the Writing Center . Ed. Melissa Dunbar Nichols.
Southlake: Fountainhead Press (2008): 119-140.
Present Tense: Contemporary Themes for Writers . With Lee Bauknight. Boston: Cengage Learning, January 2009.