|From Form to Meaning:|
Freshman Composition and
the Long Sixties, 1957-1974.
Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, 2011.
2012 Outstanding Book Award,
2011 Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize,
|City of Rhetoric:
Revitalizing the Public Sphere
in Metropolitan America.
SUNY Press, 2008.
Articles, Chapters, & Essays
“Quintilian, Progymnasmata, and Rhetorical Education Today.” Advances in the History of Rhetoric, 19.2 (2016): 124-141.
“Rhetoric and Argumentation.” A Guide to Composition Pedagogies, 2nd ed. Eds. Gary Tate, Amy Rupiper Taggart, Kurt Schick, and Brooke Hessler. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 248-265.
“March 1865: The End of Elegance.” Rhetoric Review, 32.4 (2013): 375-396.
“The Lost Meadows of Northampton.” The Massachusetts Review, 54.1 (2013): 115-144.
“Finding a Place for School in Rhetoric’s Public Turn.” Rhetoric and Social Change: The Public Work of Scholars and Students. Ed. David Coogan and John Ackerman. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2010. 211-228.
“Rhetoric Revival or Process Revolution? Revisiting the Emergence of Composition-Rhetoric as a Discipline.” Renewing Rhetoric’s Relation to Composition: Essays in Honor of Theresa Jarnagin Enos. Ed. Shane Borrowman, Stuart C. Brown, and Thomas P. Miller. New York: Routledge, 2009. 25-52.
“Becoming Rhetorical: An Education in the Topics.” The Realms of Rhetoric: Inquiries into the Prospects for Rhetoric Education. Ed. Deepika Bahri & Joseph Petraglia. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2003. 93-116.
“The Very Idea of a Progymnasmata.” Rhetoric Review, 22.2 (2003): 105-120.
“Subjects of the Inner City: Writing the People of Cabrini-Green.” Towards a Rhetoric of Everyday Life: New Directions in Research on Writing, Text, and Discourse. Ed. Martin Nystrand and John Duffy. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2003. 207-244.
“The Streets of Thurii: Discourse, Democracy, and Design in the Classical Polis.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly, 32.3 (Summer, 2002): 5-32.
“The End of Composition-Rhetoric.” Visions and Revisions: Continuity and Change in Rhetoric and Composition. Ed. James D. Williams. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2002. 109-129.
“Rhetoric as a Course of Study.” College English 61.2 (November, 1998): 169-191.
“Design Talk: Constructing the Object in Studio Conversations.” Design Issues 14.2 (Summer, 1998): 41-62.
“The Space of Argumentation: Urban Design, Civic Discourse, and the Dream of the Good City.” Argumentation 12.2 (May, 1998): 147-166. (Reprinted in Readings on Argumentation. Eds. Angela J. Aguayo and Timothy R. Steffensmeier. State College, PA: Strata Press, 2008.)
“Epistemologies of Style.” Issues in Writing 8.2 (Spring, 1997): 134-157.
“Learning to Link Artifact and Value: The Arguments of Student Designers.” Language and Learning Across the Disciplines 2.1 (April, 1997): 58-84.
“Can Pictures Be Arguments?” Argumentation and Advocacy 33.1 (Summer, 1996): 11-22.
“Professional-Client Discourse in Design: Variation in Accounts of Social Roles and Material Artifacts by Designers and their Clients.” Text 16.2 (April, 1996): 133-160.
“The Search for an Integrational Account of Language: Roy Harris and Conversation Analysis.” Language Sciences 17.1 (January, 1995): 73-98. (Reprinted as “Is Ethnomethodological Conversation Analysis an ‘Integrational’ Account of Language?” in Linguistics Inside Out: Roy Harris and His Critics. Ed. George Wolf and Nigel Love. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 1997. 182-207.)
“Collaborative Argument Across the Visual/Verbal Interface.” Technical Communication Quarterly 2.1 (Winter, 1993): 37-49. (Co-authored with David Kaufer, Mark Werner, and Ann Sinsheimer-Weeks.)
A Writer’s Reader
Kendall Hunt Publishing Co.
The Rhetoric of Design: Argument, Story, Picture, and Talk in a Student Design Project. Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Mellon University, 1996.