Doctor of Philosophy, Rhetoric and Composition
Expected May 2018, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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
Minor: History, May 2008, Eastern Illinois University, GPA: 3.6, Major GPA: 3.89
GRANTS AND HONORS
Summer Dissertation Fellowship, UW-Madison English Department, 2016
Chancellor's Fellowship, UW-Madison, 2014
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
Herlihy-Jones Conference Travel Grant, UW-Madison, 2015
CCCC Professional Equity Grant, $310, 2012
EIU Honors Department Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Grant, $500, 2007
"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 Word: From 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
“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.
TEACHING & Research experience
University of WIsconsin Madison
English 795: Proseminar in Teaching Intermediate Writing (Co-Taught with Director)
harrington college of design
southern illinois university
“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.
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 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 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.
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
Committee 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
Committee Member, Program Development Committee - Advance Bridge Program, 2011-2013, Harrington College of Design
Committee Member, Plagiarism Policy Board, 2010-2011, Harrington College of Design
President - Association of English Graduate Instructors and Students, 2009-2010, Southern Illinois University
Committee Member, Conference Planning Committee, 2009-2010, Fourth Annual SIU Graduate Conference
Events Coordinator - Association of English Graduate Instructors and Students, 2009-2010, Southern Illinois University
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
SOFTWARE & PLATFORMS
ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE
WEB BUILDING PLATFORMS
AUDIO-VISUAL DEVELOPMENT & EDITING
Screencast Maker (Screencast Recording)
Kaltura (Screencast Recording)
Youtube (Video upload & management)
iMovie (Video development & editing)
Audacity (Audio/Podcast editing)
DR. KATE VIEIRA'S WEBSITE, KATEVIEIRA.COM
UW-MADISON WRITING CENTER, WRITING.WISC.EDU
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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