Curriculum Vitae

Patrick Harris

3 September 2017

1664 N. Virginia St.
Dept. of English (0098)
Reno, NV 89557
Cell: (585) 598-4696
patrickharris@unr.edu
pathar@gmail.com

Education

  • 2017 Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric
    Department of English
    Miami University
  • 2013 M.A. in Rhetoric and Writing Studies
    Department of Rhetoric and Writing Studies
    San Diego State University
  • 2011 B.A. in English, summa cum laude
    Department of English and Communication
    State University of New York at Potsdam

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

  • 2014 “Renegotiating Religion: Renaissance Rhetoric.” the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north 6.3 (2014): 33–45. Web.

Reviews

  • 2016 “Newcomer Events: Orientation & Coffee Hour.” Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy 20.2 (Spring 2016). Web.

Textbook

  • 2016 Editor. With Jason Palmeri, Cynthia Johnson. Rhethawks: English 111 & 108/109. 69th ed. Plymouth: Hayden McNeil, 2016.
  • 2016 Editor. With Jason Palmeri, Cynthia Johnson. Miami Composition Teacher’s Guide. 69th ed. Plymouth: Hayden McNeil, 2016.

Web-Based Publications

  • 2017 “Stop Calling Lies ‘Crazy.’” Citizen Critics, 15 Feb 2017, http://citizencritics.org/2017/02/stop-calling-lies-crazy/.

Other Publications

  • 2015 Introduction to historical pamphlet published by Indian Creek Church and Pioneer Burial Ground Restoration Committee. Selections from the Minutes of Indian Creek Baptist Church: 1810-1850. Print.
  • 2015 Game manual, additional writing. The Adequate Commoner: The Everyman’s Guide to Surviving and Thriving. Misfit Studios, 2016. Print.

Teaching Experience

University of Nevada at Reno

  • First-Year Composition: Composition I (Fall 2017)
  • First-Year Composition: Composition Studio (Fall 2017)

Miami University

  • Digital Writing and Rhetoric (Fall 2016)
  • Advanced Composition: Rhetorics of Murder (Spring 2016)
  • Advanced Composition: Rhetorics of Privilege (Fall 2015)
  • Advanced Composition: Rhetoric & Public Argument (Spring 2015)
  • First-Year Composition: Composition and Rhetoric (Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015)
  • First-Year Composition: Composition and Literature (Spring 2014)

San Diego State University

  • Rhetoric of Written Arguments in Context (Spring 2013)
  • Rhetoric of Written Argument (Fall 2012)

Conference Activity/Participation

Panels Organized

  • 2015 Playing with Subjectivity in Gone Home: A Duoethnography. With Elizabeth Saur, Kevin Rutherford. National Conference of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association. April 1-4.
  • 2015 Risks and Rewards of Challenging the Homogenizing Narratives of ‘Student,’ ‘Teacher,’ & ‘Classroom.’ With Elizabeth Saur, Bridget Gelms. Conference on College Composition and Communication. March 18-21.

Papers Presented

  • 2017 “Mad Scholars Speak.” Qualitative Research Network at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Portland. March 15.
  • 2016 “Rhetorics of Madness: Changing our Understandings of Neuroatypicality.” Rhetoric Society of America Conference, Atlanta. May 26-28.
  • 2015 “Broken Rules, Fused Genres: Examining Jay-Z’s Picasso Baby.” Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association. October 1-4.
  • 2015 “The Inevitability of Student Agency: Thompkins vs. Graff Round 2.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. March 18-21.
  • 2015 “Quit Hittin’ Yourself: Marginalization of Geek Culture from Within.” Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Symposium, Miami University. February 27.
  • 2014 “Gendered Spaces Between Panels: The Rhetoric of ‘Fake’ Geek Girls.” National Conference of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association. April 16-19.

Departmental Talks

  • 2014 To Tweet or Not to Tweet: A Discussion of Teacher Ethos, Professionalism, and Academic Freedom on Social Media. With Jason Palmeri. Miami University. October 16.

Service to Profession

  • Peer Reviewer, Queen City Writers. April 2012 to present.
  • Panel Chair, “Geeks and Gaming in Rhetoric and Composition.” National Conference of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association. April 16-19.

Department/University Service

University of Nevada at Reno

  • Co-Chair, Core Writing Professionalization Subcommittee, August 2017 to present.
  • Core Writing Pedagogy Subcommittee, August 2017 to present.

Miami University

  • Institutional Review Board, June 2014 to May 2017.
  • Portfolio Director, English Department, September 2016 to June 2017.
  • Portfolio Credit Assessment Committee, English Department, 2015 to June 2017.
  • Assistant Portfolio Director, English Department, 2015-2016.
  • Vice-President, Graduate Student Association, 2014-2016.
  • Digital Writing Collaborative, English Department, 2014-2015.
  • Composition Awards Committee, English Department, 2015.
  • Graduate Council, September 2014-2015.
  • Howe Writing Initiative, Richard T. Farmer School of Business, 2014.
  • Provost Search Committee, 2014.

San Diego State University

  • Writing Proficiency Assessment Advisor, 2012-2013.
  • Embedded Tutor, Rhetoric & Writing Studies, 2011-2012.

Languages

  • English (native)
  • French (can read with dictionary)
  • Spanish (can read with dictionary)

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

  • Rhetoric Society of America
  • College Composition and Communication
  • Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society
  • Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society

References

  • Jason Palmeri
    Associate Professor of English and Director of Composition
    Miami University English Department
    356A Bachelor Hall
    Oxford, OH 45056
    palmerrj@miamioh.edu
    (614) 353-7325
  • Timothy Lockridge
    Assistant Professor of English
    Miami University English Department
    329 Bachelor Hall
    Oxford, OH 45056
    lockrita@miamioh.edu
    (812) 459-2246
  • Dr. W. Michele Simmons
    Associate Professor of English
    Miami University English Department
    374 Bachelor Hall
    Oxford, OH 45056
    simmonwm@miamioh.edu
    (513) 470-2707
  • Madelyn Detloff
    Professor of English and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Director of Graduate Studies
    Miami University English Department
    356F Bachelor Hall
    Oxford, OH 45056
    detlofmm@miamioh.edu
    (513) 529-1395
  • Dr. Katharine J. Ronald
    Emeritus Professor of English; Former Director of Roger and Joyce Howe Center for Writing Excellence; Former Roger and Joyce L. Howe Professor; Former Director, Howe Writing Initiative, Richard T. Farmer School of Business
    Miami University English Department
    356 Bachelor Hall
    Oxford, OH 45056
    ronaldkj@miamioh.edu
    (502) 996-7893