CV

(an abridged Curriculum Vitae)

Dr. Steven D. Krause


Professor, Department of English Language and Literature
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
skrause at emich dot edu
734-487-0985

Education


PhD Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
Rhetoric and Writing, 1996
Dissertation: The Immediacy of Rhetoric: Definitions, Illustrations, and Implications. Alice Calderonello, Director.
MFA Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
Creative Writing– Fiction, 1990
Thesis: That Moment of Stillness and Other Stories. Lee Smith, Director.
BA University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
English Literature, 1988

Academic Positions


Eastern Michigan University

  • Fall 2007 to Present:  Professor
  • Fall 2002 to Fall 2007:  Associate Professor
  • Fall 1998 to Fall 2002:  Assistant Professor

Southern Oregon University

  • Fall 1996-Fall 1998:  Assistant Professor

Bowling Green State University

  • Fall 1993-Spring 1996:  Graduate Assistant

Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Fall 1990-Spring 1993:  Adjunct Instructor
  • Fall 1988-Spring 1990:  Graduate Assistant

Publications


Edited Collection:

Journal Articles and Chapters in Collections:

Reviews, Commentaries & Non-Fiction Essays:

Journal Editing:

World Wide Web:

  • The Process of Research Writing.   This is the web version of a first year composition textbook I originally wrote under contract for McGraw-Hill.  The print project fell through, so I have self-published this version of it.  It is a textbook that is used by many first year writing teachers around the world.  http://stevendkrause.com/tprw
  • “Clayton Eshleman’s Web Site.” I first developed this web site for the poet, translator, and essayist Clayton Eshleman upon the publication of his book Juniper Fuse: Upper Paleolithic Imagination & the Construction of the Underworld. I continue to maintain it.
  • “Computer Teaching Tips.” Online since 1998, this site consists of a variety of ideas and suggestions I have collected from students and colleagues and that I have created for using computers to teach writing and reading courses at all levels. http://www.emunix.emich.edu/~krause/Tips
  • “The St. Martin’s Guide to Writing Online.” A WWW supplement to the fifth edition of The St. Martin’s Guide to Writing. From Winter 1996 to Summer 1997, I served as an author/consultant on the project.

Fiction:

  • “Twilight in Iowa” (Short Story) Ambergris, Cincinnati, OH. November 1993.
  • “Wayne F. Kennedy” (Short Story) Ambergris, Cincinnati, OH. (Winner of the journal’s Annual Fiction Award.) November 1991.
  • “Ellen Jane” (Short Story) Anthology of Short Fiction, Belgrade, Yugoslavia. 1991.
  • “Big Boxes” (Short Story) Review La Booche, Volume 5, Columbia, MO. July 1990.
  • “Haircut” (Short Story) The Eavesdropping of Silence: Anthology of Short Fiction. Belgrade, Yugoslavia. 1989.

Presentations


Invited talks and keynote:

Recent roundtables and special interest groups:

Recent individual presentations:

  • “Risky Business: The Difficult to See, Always Moving, Fast and Fuzzy Future of Corporate-Sponsored Massive Online Open Courses.” Presented at the Conference for College Composition and Communication, Tampa, FL. March 2015.
  • “MOOCs as Liberators, MOOCs as Colonizers: A Dilemma.” Presented at the Cultural Rhetorics Conference, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. October-November 2014.
  • “Amateur Auteurs:  The Problems of Teaching and Assessing Multimedia in Writing Classes” “Amateur Auteurs:  The Challenge of Producing and Publishing Multimedia Scholarship in Writing Studies.”  Presented at the Conference for College Composition and Communication, St. Louis, MO.  March 2012.
  • “Virtual Mentorship:  Intensions, Absence, Accidents, Communities.”  Presented at the Computers and Writing Conference, West Layfette, IN, May 2010.
  • “YouTube Teaching:  Simple Video in Online Writing Classes.”  Presented at the Computers and Writing Conference, May 2010.
  • “RiP-ping, Mixing, Burning: A Remix Manifesto as Research Writing.”  Presented at the Conference for College Composition and Communication, Louisville, KY.  March 2010.
  • “Fast, Free, and On the ‘Net:  The Story of a Self-Published Textbook.” Presented at Computers and Writing Conference, University of California-Davis, June 2009.
  • “Endings:  The Problem of the Sustained Blogging.”  Presented at Computers and Writing Conference, University of California-Davis, June 2009.
  • “Blogging Software Choices:  A Preliminary Report on Blogs As Writing Spaces.”  Presented at the Computers and Writing Conference, Athens, GA, May 2008.
  • “Successfully Incorporating Blogs into Writing Instruction:  Four Approaches.” Presented at the 19th Annual International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, FL, April 2008.
  • “Writing, Reading, Composing:  The Movie(s).”  A Featured Presentation at the National Council for Teachers of English, New York, NY, November 2007.
  • “Situation, Exigencies, and Blogging:  The EMU-AAUP Faculty Strike of 2006 and The Birth of EMUTalk.org.”  Presented at the Computers and Writing Conference, May 2007.
  • “Content Management Systems and Writing Program Administration:  When Your Website is Not Something You HAVE, but Something You ARE.”  Presented at the Conference for College Composition and Communication, New York, NY, March 2007.
  • “Broadcast Composition:  Using Podcasts to Build Community and Connections in Online Writing Classes.”  Presented at the Conference of College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL, March 2006.
  • “Writing Spaces before Computers: How Changes and Innovations in Paper Technology Changed How We Taught Writing,” Presented at the Computers and Writing Conference, Honolulu, HI, June 2004.
  • “Blogs as Collaborative Writing Tools:  A Modest Experiment,” Presented at the Computers and Writing Conference, West Layfette, IN, May 2003.
  • “Why Weblogs Should (and Shouldn’t) Count as Scholarship,” Presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York City, NY, March 2003.
  • “From Quills to Ballpoints: A Selective History of the Pen and It’s Impact on the Teaching of Writing,” Presented March 2002 at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL
  • “Where Do I List This on My CV? Considering the Value of Self-Published and Maintained Web Sites,” Presented at the Modern Language Association Conference, New Orleans, LA, December 2001.

Recent Workshops:

  • “MOOCs and Basic Writing,” presented at “Open Futures? Basic Writing, Access, and Technology: Council on Basic Writing Pre-Conference Workshop,” Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 19, 2014

Teaching


Graduate Courses at EMU include: Writing 596: Teaching Composition at the College Level; Writing 621: Research in Theory and Practice in Writing; Writing 517: Topics in the Teaching of Writing: Rhetoric and Culture of Cyberspace; Writing 516: Computers and Writing, Theory and Practice; and Writing 505: Rhetoric of Science and Technology.

Undergraduate Courses at EMU include: Writing 444: Writing for the World Wide Web; Writing 354: Critical Digital Literacies; Writing 328: Writing, Style, and Technology; Writing 323: Writing in the Professional World; and English 121: Composition and Rhetoric.

Courses at SOU included: English 495/595: Topics in Film: Movies about Movies; English 300: Introduction to Literary Criticism; Writing 450/550: Writing as a Profession; Writing 227: Technical Writing and Editing; and Core 101, 102, and 103: The First Year Colloquium.

As a graduate assistant and adjunct instructor at VCU and as a graduate assistant at BGSU, I taught many general education courses in writing and literature.

Administrative Experiences


  • Winter 2011 to Summer 2014, Winter 2006 to Summer 2008: Writing Program Coordinator, EMU
  • Fall 2006 to Spring 2007:  Interim Director of the First Year Writing Program, EMU
  • Fall 1998 to Spring 2002:  Department Computer Lab and Technology Coordinator, EMU
  • Fall 1997 to Spring 1998: Writing Center Coordinator, SOU
  • Fall 1996 to Summer 1997: Writing Program Coordinator, SOU

Academic Service


Review & Boards

  • Winter 2012-Winter 2014: Editorial Reviewer, College Composition and Communication.
  • Summer 2011 to present:  Editorial Reviewer, Computers and Composition.
  • Winter 2011:  Conference Proposal Reviewer, 2011 Computers and Writing Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Spring 2010:  First-level reviewer for the Conference for College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, GA
  • Spring 2010-Winter 2011:  Member, advisory board, 2011 Computers and Writing Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Winter 2007:  Conference Proposal Reviewer, Computers and Writing Conference, Detroit, MI
  • Fall 2003:  Conference Proposal Reviewer, Computers and Writing Conference, Honolulu, HI
  • Fall 1995 – Fall 1999: Editorial Board Member, Kairos, a WWW-based electronic journal about writing, rhetoric, and pedagogy

Select Searches

  • Fall 2012-Winter 2013: Chair, Associate WPA/Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Writing Search, English Language and Literature, EMU
  • Fall 2010-Winter 2011:  Member, Department Head Search, English Language and Literature, EMU
  • Fall 2008-Winter 2009: Chair, Computers and Writing Search, English Language and Literature, EMU
  • Fall 2005-Winter 2006:  Member, Associate Director of First Year Writing Search, English Language and Literature, EMU
  • Fall 2001 to Winter 2002: Member, Technical Writing Search, English Language and Literature, EMU

Select Committees

  • Fall 2006 to Winter 2010, Fall 2004 to May 2005:  Member, Department Personnel Committee, English Language and Literature, EMU
  • Fall 2004 to Winter 2006:  Department representative, Eastern Michigan University Faculty Council
  • Winter 2003 to Summer 2003:  Member-at-large, EMU-AAUP Executive Committee, EMU
  • Fall 2000 to Winter 2003:  Member, Department Graduate Committee, English Language and Literature, EMU
  • Fall 2000 to Winter 2003:  Member, Department Curriculum Committee, English Language and Literature, EMU