Published Articles and Edited Work
My thesis addresses the way we teach structure in the composition classroom. In particular, it looks at the history of the five-paragraph essay and, using a stasis analysis, discovers that scholars have been talking past each other at the level of definition—for years. Ultimately, I propose the development of a new organizational model—the Introduction-Body-Conclusion (IBC) model—by which student can improve their understanding of structure across genres
I was the primary editor for this text. I cut, rewrote, and rearranged more than half of Kurt's original text to make it the lively, informative, and interesting read you'll find on bookshelves today.
3 / Finding Soul, From Silicon Valley to Africa: A Travel Memoir and Personal Journey Through Twenty Countries in Africa (2020) by Kurt Davis
I was the primary editor for Kurt's book and helped him bring his stories about "finding soul" in Africa to life.
I proofread and provided copy suggestions for Dr. Jonathan Geach on his medium.com article about reopening the United States after the pandemic.