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									SHANNON CARTER
                                                                Associate Professor of English
                                                     Department of Literature and Languages
                                                           Texas A&M University-Commerce
                                                                     Commerce, Texas 75428
                                                                                903.886.5492
                                                       Shannon_Carter@tamu-commerce.edu
                                                    http://faculty.tamu-commerce.edu/scarter


EDUCATION

     Texas Woman's University
     Ph.D. in Rhetoric, 2001

            Dissertation: "Choosing the Margins of the Center: Resistance in Writing Center
            Politics" (passed comprehensive exams “with distinction,” 1999)

     University of North Texas
     M.Ed. in Secondary Education with a Specialization in English, 1996

     Texas State University
     NEH Summer Institute, 1995

     Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
     B.A., English, 1993

     The Ohio State University
     Digital Media and Composition Institute (DMAC), Summer 2007

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

     Associate Professor of English, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2007-present

            Graduate Courses Taught: Multiple Literacies (English 697), Teaching Freshman
            Rhetoric (English 675), Theory and Practice of Argumentative Discourse
            (English 677)

     Assistant Professor of English, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2001-2007

            Graduate Courses Taught: Teaching Freshman Rhetoric (English 675), Teaching
            Argument (English 676), Basic Writing Studies (English 776), Writing Center
            Studies (English 597), Teaching Writing in Diverse Learning Spaces (English
            597), Dissertation (English 718), Thesis (English 518), Research and Reading
            Techniques (English 595)

            Dissertations Directed to Completion:
                           Christy Foreman, “Negotiating Meaning in Context: How First-Year
                           Composition Students Make Sense of Writing Assignments.” Texas
                           A&M-Commerce (PhD, 2007)

                           Paullett Golden, “Responding With Purpose: An Analysis of Tutor
                           Responses to Online Writing Lab Submissions.” Texas A&M-Commerce
                           (PhD, 2005)

                Theses Directed to Completion: April Rayburn (2005), Mike Marlow (2004),
                J’Non Whitlark (2004), and Julie Brown (2003)

                I have also served (and continue to serve) on numerous dissertation and thesis
                committees, including Hsueh Shih’s dissertation committee (PhD, 2006) and
                Elise Flanagan’s thesis committee (MA, 2007).

        Interim Director of First-Year Composition, Texas A&M -Commerce, 2006-present

        Director of the Writing Center and the Basic Writing Program, Texas A&M-Commerce,
        2001-present

        Teaching Fellow, Texas Woman's University, 1996-2001

                Courses: Composition and Literature (English 1003, 1013 and 1023), Advanced
                Grammar and Composition (English 3203), Writing Center Internship (English
                4903), American Literary Masterpieces (English 2033), British Literary
                Masterpieces (2023)

        Writing Center Coordinating Assistant, Texas Woman's University, 1997-2000

        Teacher, Maypearl Middle School, 1995-1996

                Courses: Language Arts (seventh and eighth grade), Reading (eighth grade),
                Visual Arts (eighth grade)

        Teacher, Sinton High School, 1993-1995

                Courses: English II, English II-Honors, English I


PUBLICATIONS

Book

        The Way Literacy Lives: Rhetorical Dexterity and the "Basic" Writer. Albany, NY: State
              University of New York Press, 2008 (March).

Articles (peer-reviewed)

        "Redefining Literacy as a Social Practice" Journal of Basic Writing. 25.1 (Fall 2006): 94-
               125.
        "Living Inside the Bible (Belt).” College English. 69.6 (July 2007): 572-595.

        "Graduate Courses in Basic Writing Studies: Recommendations for Teacher Trainers."
               Basic Writing e-Journal. 6.1 (Spring 2007).
               < http://www.asu.edu/clas/english/composition/cbw/BWE_1.htm>

        "The Feminist WPA Project: Fear and Possibility in the Feminist 'Home.'" Identity
               Papers: Literacy and Power in Higher Education. Utah State UP, 2006.

        “Tutoring Writing is Performing Social Work is Coloring Hair: Writing Center Work as
                Activity System.” Praxis: A Writing Center Journal. 3.2 (Spring 2006):
                <http://projects.uwc.utexas.edu/praxis/?q=node/82>.

        “’Closing the Gaps’ between High School and College: A Conversation in the Writing
                Center about the Writing Center.” English in Texas. 34.2 (Winter 2004).

Accepted and Forthcoming

        articles, peer-reviewed

        “HOPE, ‘Repair,’ and the Complexities of Reciprocity: Inmates Tutoring Inmates in a
              Total Institution.” Community Literacy Journal. Spring 2008. (32-page
              manuscript, forthcoming)

        “The Writing Center Paradox: Talk about Legitimacy and the Problem of Institutional
              Change.” College Composition and Communication. September or December,
              2008 (41-page manuscript, forthcoming [accepted May 2006]).

        editor’s introduction

        “Young Scholars in Writing Feature: Young Scholars in First-Year Writing.” (with co-
               editor Doug Downs). Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in
               Writing and Rhetoric. Vol. 5. Spring 2008. (5-page manuscript, forthcoming)

Book Reviews
                                                                        st
        “Gail Hawisher and Cynthia Self’s Passions, Pedagogies, and 21 Century Technologies”
               (Utah State P and NCTE, 1999).” Kairos: A Journal for Teachers of Writing in
               Webbed Environments. 6.1 (Spring 2001). With Lyndy Loftin and Chandra
               Lewis Qualls. <http://english.ttu.edu/kairos/6.1/reviews/loftin/index.htm>

        Annotation
        “Laura Gray-Rosendale, Loyola K. Bird, and Judith F. Bullock’s ‘Rethinking the Basic
               Writing Frontier: Native American Students’ Challenge to Our Histories”
                                                                                            nd
               (Journal of Basic Writing, 2003) in Bedford Bibliography of Basic Writing, 2
               Ed. (Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2004).

Textbook

Literacies in Context. Southlake, Texas: Fountainhead Press, 2007.
---. 2nd Ed. Southlake, Texas: Fountainhead Press, 2008 (minor revision).

UNDER REVIEW

        The Everyday Writer: A Multiple Literacies Approach (with Christy Foreman and
               Chandra Lewis-Qualls). Invited and under review with Longman Publishers
               (textbook).

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

National/International (abbreviated list)

        “Channeling the Monster: Where Literacies Converge.” International Writing Across the
              Curriculum Conference. Austin, TX. May 29-31, 2008. (with Donna Dunbar-
              Odom and Susan Stewart)

        “’What’s Y/Our Story?’: Personalizing Research, Researching the Personal.” Conference
               on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). New Orleans, LA.
               April 2008. (with Donna Dunbar-Odom, Christy Foreman, and MaryAnn
               Whitaker).

        “Featured Session—Writing, Reading, Composing: The Movie(s).” National Council of
                Teachers of English (NCTE). New York, NY. November 2007. (with Linda
                Adler-Kassner, Dominic DelliCarpini, Peter Vandenberg, Bump Halbritter,
                Steven Krause, Colin Charlton, Jonikka Charlton, and Darcie Bowden).
                Excerpt available on YouTube at
                < http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BasSXwwI-Y0 >

         “The Writing Center Goes to Jail: Inmates Tutoring Inmates in a Total Institution.”
               International Writing Centers Association (IWCA). Houston, TX. April 2007.
               (with Jake Pichnarcik and Lucy Smith).

        “Living Inside the Bible (Belt): What Vernacular Literacies Have to Teach Us About
                                      th
                Academic Ones.” 57 Conference on College Composition and
                Communication (CCCC). Chicago, IL. March 2006.

        “Tutoring Writing Outside of the Center: Crossing Boundaries in Communities and
                Classrooms.” International Writing Centers Association (IWCA).
                Minneapolis, MN. October 2005. (with Susannaomi Bernstein and Ann E. Green)

        “The Prisoner’s Body: Incarcerated Literacy and the Myth of Progressivism.” Thomas R.
               Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition. Louisville, KY. October,
               2004.

        “The Writing Center Goes to Jail: Composition Matters in a Prison Literacy Program.”
                   th
                55 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). San
                Antonio, Texas, March 2004.
        "'The Democratic Paradox' of Educational Opportunity Programs: Unpacking the 'Doom'
                                            th
                in Shaughnessy's Legacy." 54 Conference on College Composition and
                Communication (CCCC). New York, NY. March, 2003. (Invited, but was
                unable to attend)

        "Composing Pedagogies: (Re)Composing Identities for the Unforeseen Present.”
              Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition. Louisville,
              KY. October, 2002. (with Morgan Gresham)

        "Where the Sidewalk Ends: Lessons from the Institutional Borderlands." 53rd
               Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). Chicago,
               Illinois. March, 2002. (with Sandi Reynolds, Morgan Gresham, and Ann Marie
               Olson).
                                                                                     nd
        “Choosing the Margins of the Center: Resistance in Writing Center Politics.” 52
               Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). Denver,
               Colorado. March 14-17, 2001.

        “Defining the Rhetorical Spaces of Writing Center Work.” A “Work in Progress”
                                                                    nd
                presentation to the Research Network Forum at the 52 Conference on College
                Composition and Communication (CCCC). Denver, Colorado. March 14-17,
                2001.

        “Taming Technology through TA Training." Thomas R. Watson Conference on
              Rhetoric and Composition. Louisville, KY, October 2000. (with Morgan
              Gresham and Sandi Reynolds)

        "Writing, Talking, and Collaborating Our Way to Hyper-Literacy and Critical Thinking:
               A Feminist Approach." 51st Conference on College Composition and
               Communication (CCCC). Minneapolis, Minnesota. April 12-15 2000. (with
               Sandi Reynolds and Kendra White)

Regional (abbreviated list)

        “When Technologies Converge: Writing Centers, Centers for Multiple Literacies.” South
              Central Writing Centers Association. Norman, OK. March 2008. (with Donna
              Dunbar-Odom and Valerie Balester)

        “Writing Out Loud, Out There: When Writing Centers Expand.” South Central Writing
               Centers Association. Norman, OK. March 2008. (with Greg Mitchell, Director
               of Libraries, LeAnn Nash, and Jake Pichnarcik)

        “The In-World Writing Center: Virtual Tutoring in Second Life.” South Central
                Writing Centers Association. Norman, OK. March 2008. (with Christy
                Foreman and Sandra Shu-Chao Liu at A&M-C and Lori Rios-Doddy at Texas
                Woman’s University)

        “Beginning the Convergence: An Argument for CLiC.” 43rd Annual Conference of the
               Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts. Houston, TX. January
               25-27, 2008. (with Donna Dunbar-Odom)
       “Tutoring Writing is Bagging Groceries is Styling Hair is Performing Abdominal
               Surgery: Writing Center Work as Activity (System).” South Central Writing
               Centers Association (SCWCA). Little Rock, AR. February 2006.

       “The Tutor’s Body: Embodied Rhetoric and the Politics of Resistance.” South Central
              Writing Centers Association (SCWCA). Stillwater, Oklahoma, February 2004.

       "A View from the Cybertutor: Collaborating Online with a Local High School." South
              Central Writing Centers Association (SCWCA). Houston, Texas. February
              2002. (with Angie Smith and Sonja Andrus)

       "Collaboration and Integration: A Case for a Writing-Intensive Tutor Training Program."
              South Central Writing Center Association (SCWCA). Fort Worth, Texas,
              March 2000. (with Guy Litton)

       "Aphra Behn's The Lucky Chance: A Carnivalesque Parody of Marriage." Gorgias.
              Arlington, Texas, February 2000.

       "Irresponsibility in Emerson's and Lewis' Visions for Transcendence." South Central
               Modern Language Association (SCMLA). New Orleans, Louisiana, November
               1998.

       "Haze's Rhetorical Nihilism: Transcendence Through Opposition." Conference on
               Christianity and Literature. Macon, Mississippi, April 1998.

       "Nontraditional Students and the Writing Center: A Successful Integration." South
              Central Writing Center Association (SCWCA). Baton Rouge, Louisiana, April
              1997. (with KJ Scheib)

Local/Area

       “Where it CLiCs: The Converging Literacies Center at Texas A&M-Commerce.” EGAD,
              Commerce, Texas. October 26, 2007 (with Donna Dunbar-Odom)

       “The (Il)Literate Lineman.” Federation Rhetoric Symposium. Commerce, Texas.
               February 2007. (with Stephen Williams)

       "Learning In/From Prison: Peer Tutoring at Texas HOPE Literacy." North Texas
               Writing Centers Association. Fort Worth, Texas. September, 2006. (with Lucy
               Smith and Jake Pichnarcik)

       "Dr. Liberal in the Bible Belt: An Exploration of Conservative Rhetoric." Federation
               Rhetoric Symposium. Denton, Texas. February 2002.

       "Issues in Electronic Archival Research: Defining Feminism and Feminists in a Gender
                and Language Association." Federation Rhetoric Symposium. Denton, Texas,
                February 2000.

       "Film and Feminism: Writing Lessons for Critical Thinking in the Freshman
               Composition Classroom" and "Remapping, Revising, and Re-envisioning
               Rhetoric: A Report, Review, and Response to 'Feminism and Rhetoric: Possible
            Alliances' (A Lecture Delivered byAndrea Lunsford, April 1999)." Federation
            Rhetoric Symposium. Denton, Texas, May 1999.

     "Jesus Christ, Superstar: An Emersonian Viewing." Federation Rhetoric Symposium.
             Denton, Texas, June 1998

ADDITIONAL CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES

     Facilitator/Presenter. “First-Year Composition as Writing Studies: Implementing a
              Writing-about-Writing Pedagogy.” All-Day Workshop. Conference on College
              Composition and Communication (CCCC). New Orleans, LA. April 2008.
              (with Elizabeth Wardle, Doug Downs, Kathleen Blake Yancey, Debra Dew,
              Betsy Sargent, and Barbara Bird)

     Discussion Leader, “Conference on Basic Writing Special Interest Group” (SIG).
             Conference on College Composition and Communication. New York, NY.
             March 2007.

     Discussion Leader, “Conference on Basic Writing Pre-Conference Workshop.”
             Conference on College Composition and Communication. New York, NY.
             March 2007.

     Discussion Leader, “Conference on Basic Writing Special Interest Group” (SIG).
             Conference on College Composition and Communication. Chicago, IL. March
             2006.

     Conference Chair and Organizer, Federation Rhetoric Symposium, Commerce, Texas.
            February 2005.

     Panel Chair, CCCC. 56th Conference on College Composition and Communication
            (CCCC). San Francisco, CA. March 2005.

GRANTS AWARDED (COMPETITIVE)

     Faculty Development Leave Grant (Spring 2006)
     Course Release Request (Summer II, 2005)
     Course Release Request (Spring 2004)
     2003 Conference on Basic Writing Fellowship ($500)

GRANTS SUBMITTED

     “Learning Through Composing via New Media: An Initiative to Establish the
            Converging Literacies Center (CLiC).” (with Donna Dunbar-Odom). Federal
            Initiative for 2008 (FY 2009). October 2007. Amount: $1M for Fiscal Year
            2009. Under Review.

     “Reading, Writing, and Mathematics: For College, For Life.” (with Pamela Webster,
            Director of the Math Skills Center). Developmental Education Bridge Program
            (for Summer 2008). Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. May 2007.
            Amount: $39,100.00. Not Funded.
     “Extended Writing Center Hours (evenings and weekends) at Gee Library.” (with Greg
            Mitchell, Jake Pichnarcik, and LeAnn Nash). Office of the Provost and College
            of Arts and Sciences. Amount Requested: 20,000. Funded.

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

     Member, Editorial Board, Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in
           Writing and Rhetoric (unique, national journal featuring, as the name suggests,
           original research in rhetoric and composition by undergraduate students)

     Co-Editor (with Doug Downs of Utah Valley University). “New Feature: First-Year
            Writers” in Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in Writing and
            Rhetoric (YSW). Laurie Grobman, Editor-in-Chief. The new feature will publish
            original research tightly related to literacy, linguistics, rhetoric, and
            composition—all produced by scholars in their first year of college.

     Editorial Board, Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in Writing and
             Rhetoric (2007-present)

     Editorial Board, BWe: Basic Writing e-Journal. (2007-present)

     Reviewer, Journal of Basic Writing, 2007

     Reviewer, College English, 2007

     Reviewer and Faculty Advising Editor, Young Scholars in Writing, 2007-present.

     Reviewer, Norton Publishers

     Reviewer, Houghton-Mifflin

     Reviewer, Longman Publishers

     Web designer, Basic Writing e-Journal (BWe), Volume 6, Issue 1 (Spring 2007).

     Chair, CBW/CCCC Fellowship Committee (2007-present)

     Judge, 2006 CBW/CCCC Fellowship (also judge for the 2005 and 2004 CBW/CCCC
     Fellowships and winner of the 2003 CBW/CCCC Fellowship)

     Member, 2005-present, Executive Committee, Conference on Basic Writing (CBW)
     Member, 2005-present, Executive Committee, North Texas Writing Centers Association
     (NTWCA)

     Conference Chair and Organizer, NTWCA’s Fall 2006 conference (at Tarrant County
     Community College), Spring 2007 conference (at Tarleton State University), Fall 2007
     conference (at Collin County Community College-Preston Ridge), and Spring 2008 (at
     Texas Woman’s University) < http://orgs.tamu-commerce.edu/ntwca/conferences.htm>

     Vice President, 2006-2008, North Texas Writing Centers Association (NTWCA)
     Web designer and manager, 2006-present, North Texas Writing Centers Association
     (NTWCA) < http://orgs.tamu-commerce.edu/ntwca/>

     Listowner, CBW-L@tamu-commerce.edu (listserv for CBW Executive Board members)

     Listowner, ntwca@tamu-commerce.edu (listserv for NTWCA members)

     Member, Federation Rhetoric Committee, Federation of North Texas Area Universities
           (Secretary)

INVITED PRESENTATIONS (ABBREVIATED LIST)

     Keynote Address (with Donna Dunbar-Odom). Lamar University. January 25, 2008.
            Beaumont, Texas.

     “Celebrating Student Writing @ Texas A&M-Commerce.” Rotary Club. Commerce,
            Texas. December 5, 2007. (with Donna Dunbar-Odom)

     “Tops in Teaching” (representing “Top Faculty” in “Teaching and Research”). New
             Faculty Orientation. Texas A&M-Commerce. August 2007.

     “Out of Necessity: Realities, Ideals, and Our Student Population.” Presentation for Plano
             ISD English Teachers. August 2007. Plano, Texas. (with Donna Dunbar-Odom)

     “Out of Necessity.” Presentation for TA Orientation. August 2007. Commerce, Texas
             (with Donna Dunbar-Odom)

     “Texas HOPE Literacy and Texas A&M-Commerce: A Mutually-Beneficial
            Partnership.” Presentation to Faculty and Administrators from across the A&M-
            Commerce campus (Invited by Mary Hendrix). October 2006 (with Texas HOPE
            Literacy Founder and CEO, Lucy Smith, and former tutor Jake Pichnarcik).

     “From Teaching One-on-One to Teaching 101.” A keynote address at the Texas
            Woman’s University Honor’s Day Award Ceremony (Invited as Distinguished
            Alumnus). April 2004.

     “Writing Center History and the Feminist Movement: A Comparison of ‘Waves.’” A
            presentation for Dr. Judy Ford’s course in “The History of Writing Instruction
            and Technology” (History 360). November 2003.

     “Research and (Researching) the Community College Option.” A keynote address at
            Sigma Tau Delta’s Initiation Dinner, February 2003.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

     Instructor/Facilitator. Writing Group. Dawson State Jail. Dallas, Texas, March 2007-June
     2007.

             Walked ten women at DSJ through ethnographic research methods and
             associated writing projects. We met every other Friday for four months, three
               hours each meeting. End product: edited collection of inmate writings (see
               below).

       Carter, Shannon, editor. (self-published collection of inmate writings). HOPE Inside/Out:
               The Texas HOPE Literacy Project at Dawson State Jail. Available online at
               < http://faculty.tamu-commerce.edu/scarter/HOPE_INSIDE.pdf>.

ACADEMIC SERVICE
     PR Committee (Department of Literature and Languages), 2007-present (chair), Graduate
     Committee (Department of Literature and Languages), 2006-present; Undergraduate
     Committee (Department of Literature and Languages), 2006-present; Developmental
     Education Committee, 2001-present; TASP Appeals Committee, 2001-present;
     Composition Studies Committee, 2001-present (Chair, 2002-present); Curriculum
     Committee, 2003-present; OARR Committee, 2001-present; Department Mission
     Statement Committee, 2001-2002; Ad Hoc Committee (Departmental Plagiarism
     Statement), 2003; Student Development Committee, 2001-present; Faculty Development
     Committee, 2004-present.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
     College Composition and Communication, International Writing Center Association,
     South Central Writing Center Association, North Texas Writing Center Association,
     National Council of Teachers of English, Council of Writing Program Administrators,
     Conference on Basic Writing, Federation Rhetoric Committee (Federation of North
     Texas Area Universities)

								
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