Ph.D., English (Concentration in Rhetoric and Composition), Georgia State University, August, 2014; Dissertation Imaging a Twenty-first Century Strategy.
M.A., Professional Writing, Kennesaw State University, 2010;
Thesis: Quilts as Visual Texts
M.A., Secondary English Education, West Georgia State College and University, 1995
B.S., double major English and Journalism, East Tennessee State University, 1974
Teaching and Academic Experience
Assistant professor of English at Shorter University, Rome, GA, from August, 2012, to present
Graduate Assistant, The Writing Studio, Georgia State University, since Fall 2010-Spring 2012
Graduate Research Assistant, Inclusive Education Department, Kennesaw State University, Fall, 2008 to Spring, 2010
Adjunct English Instructor, Luther Rice College and Seminary, Lithonia, GA,
Fall 2005 – Summer 2012
English Teacher, Grades 7-12, Parkview Christian Academy, Lilburn, GA,
Fall 2005-Spring 2006
Adjunct Instructor, Atlanta Christian College, East Point, GA,
Fall 1996-Spring, 2005
ESOL Teacher, Clayton/Henry County Adult Education, 1995 – 1997
Elementary Teacher (first through third grades), Griffith Memorial Academy, Stockbridge, GA,
1989 – 1993
Publishing and Editing Experience
Editor, Follow the Sun by Virginia Anderson, privately published memoir, in press.
Assistant editor, The Journal for Biblical Ministry, Fall, 2010 to Spring, 2012
Internship, Assistant Editor for The Journal for Biblical Ministry, Fall, 2009
Reviewer, English Journal, 2002-2006
Web Publisher and Writer of Clayton Review, with news, investigations, and commentary,
Editor of Parkside Post, Forest Park, Georgia, 1995 – 1996
Reporter, Valley Times News, Lanett, Alabama, 1976 – 1978
Reporter, Johnson City Press-Chronicle, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1974 – 1976
“Progress.” The Chimes. Shorter University. Rome, GA. 100. 2015.
“Vignette: Discourse Groups and Scholarly Voice.” Contingent Faculty Publishing in Community: Case Studies for Successful collaborations.. Editors: Lynée Lewis Gaillet and Letizia Guglielmo. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. 90-92.
Podcast of “Writing in and for the Cloud” part of production by Kyle Stedman, Rockford University, Web at https://plugsplaypedagogy.podigee.io/6-locations-of-writing, posted 31 Jan 2015.
“Writing in and for the Cloud” Special edition of CCC Journal on “Location.” 6, No. 1 (September, 2014), 40-42.
“Moments in the Stream: Reflections on Fifteen Years as an Adjunct.” Open Words. 6, no. 1 (Spring 2012) 72-81. Web at http://www.pearsoncomppro.com/open_words_journal/
“Beyond the Human: Posthumanism, Transhumanism, and Christianity” Journal for Biblical Ministry, Luther Rice College and Seminary, Spring, 2012, 73-86. Web at http://www.lru.edu/UserFiles/Documents/JBM/Spring%202012%20edition.pdf
“The Art of Asking Questions: Dealing with Postmodernism.” Journal for Biblical Ministry, Luther Rice College and Seminary, Spring 2011. 69-82. Web at http://www.lru.edu/UserFiles/Documents/JBM/Journal%20of%20Biblical%20Ministry%202_14_2011.pdf
“Parables and Pedagogy.” Journal for Biblical Ministry, Luther Rice College and Seminary, Spring, 2010. 74-81. Web at http://www.lru.edu/UserFiles/Documents/JBM/Journal%20Spring%202010%20Issue.pdf
“Kudzu.” The Eclectic: the Literary Magazine of West Georgia College. Carrolton, GA: University System of Georgia, 1995. 130-131.
“Ritual at Rat Creek.” New Ground. Jenkins, KY: Southern Appalachia Writer’s Cooperative and Mountain Review, 1977. 27.
“Lights, Camera, Action: Expanding Beyond Remediated Text in Online Learning” Panel Presentation, Computers and Writing Conference, 19-22 May 2016. Rochester, NY.
“Pricking Their Conscience: Quilts in Support of Abolition” Panel Presentation, Rhetorical Society of America. 27-29 May 2016. Atlanta, GA.
“Finding the Path Forward: Writing the Dissertation.” Workshop at New Voices Conference, 6 Feb . 2016. Atlanta, GA.
“Intervening in a Master Course Philosophy: The Challenges of Teaching Online. Computers and Writing, panel presentation. University of Wisconsin-Stout. May 28-31, 2015.
“Imagine That: Coleridge’s Tetrad of Knowing as a Basis for Diverse Epistemologies” panel presentation, College English Association. Indianapolis, IN. March 26-28, 2015.
”The Rhetoric of Mortality in Geopolitics: No Laughing Matter” panel presentation, New Voices Conference, Atlanta, GA, Feb. 5-7, 2015.
Poster presentation, “Sustaining the Imaginative Arcs of Knowing.” SAMLA., Atlanta, Nov. 2014.
“Mechanization of Memory: A Case Study.” Computers and Writing, Frostburg, Maryland. June 5-9, 2013.
“Perspectives on the Nature of Imagination in the Posthuman Era.” College English Association, Savannah, GA, April 6, 2013,
“Rescuing Imagination from Genius” Georgia Council of Teachers of English, Young Harris, GA, Feb. 22, 2013.
“Snowcrash: Multiple and Erased Bodies in Cyberspace” New Voices conference, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, Jan. 19, 2013.
“Cracks in the Foundation or Enlarging the Space? The GTA in Online Teaching. ” Computers and Writing Conference, Raleigh, N.C., May, 2012,
“The Embodiment of Memory in Quilts” New Voices Conference, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, January, 2012.
“The X-Factor Goes Public: Christian Identity Through Blogging.” Panel Presentation, Computers and Writing, Ann Arbor, MI, May, 2011.
“Linguistics in Children’s Literature.” Presenter, Georgia Council of Teachers of English Convention, Calloway Gardens, 2006
“Soft Covers for Hard Times: Quilting in the Classroom.” Presenter, Georgia Council of Teachers of English Convention, Jekyll Island, on Feb. 17-19, 2005
“Quilts in Alice Walker: Comfort, Conflict and Synthesis.” Panel Presentation, Conflict in Southern Writing Conference, Montgomery, AL, Sept. 2004
“Entering and Exiting Freshman English.” Co-Presenter (with Dr. Judith Hebb), Georgia Council of Teachers of English Convention, Callaway Gardens, 2004
Mission trip: Crossover 2015, Columbus, OH.
Taught adult ladies Sunday School class, as a substitute; played handbells, worked in nursery; Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
Taught Mission Friends,: Led Baptist Women, Co- WMU director with Terri Mitchell.
Cub Scout Pack Leader, 2005-2006; Cub Scout Den Leader, 1987-1991.
Clowned at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Ellijay, 2007; at Olympics Torch Parade in Jonesboro, GA, 1996.; in Detroit, Mich., 1993; in Germany, 1992, in Australia, 1991, with church groups.
Spanish, reading knowledge
Esperanto, reading knowledge
Graduate English Association, Georgia State University; SAMLA; College English Association.
Dr. Lynee Gaillet, Georgia State University, email@example.com
Dr. Greg Meyjes, Kennesaw State University, firstname.lastname@example.org