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Leslie R. Anglesey
Department of English
Sam Houston State University
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville, TX 77340
Ph.D. Rhetoric & Composition. 2019
University of Nevada, Reno, Department of English
M.A. English, concentration in Composition Studies. 2012
California State University, Sacramento. Department of English
B.A., English. 2009
California State University, Sacramento. Department of English
Sam Houston State University. Huntsville, TX
Assistant Professor, Rhetoric & Composition. Department of English. 2019-Present
Standing at the Thresholds: Working through Liminality in the Composition and Rhetoric TAship. Eds. William J. Macauley, Leslie R. Anglesey, et al. (Utah State University Press, June 2021).
Threshold Conscripts: Liminalities and Thresholds in Rhetoric and Composition TAships and the Programs They Inhabit. Eds. William J. Macauley, Leslie R. Anglesey, et al. (under contract, WAC Clearinghouse).
Journal Articles & Book Chapters
““Do You Feel Like :( ” : Discursive Interventions in University Mental Health Rhetorics.” Leslie R. Anglesey and Adam Hubrig. Mental Health Rhetoric Research: Toward Strategic Interventions. Eds. Lisa Melancon and Cathryn Molloy. Routledge, 2022, pp. 185-204. doi: 10.4324/9781003144854-15.
“Survival is Insufficient: Reimagining TA Orientation as a Meaningful Threshold Boundary.” Threshold Conscripts: Liminalities and Thresholds in Rhetoric and Composition TAships and the Programs They Inhabit. Eds. William J. Macauley, Leslie Anglesey, et al. (Forthcoming).
"Social Justice in an Online Classroom: A Place-Based Approach to Belonging." Prompt, vol. 5, no. 1, 2021, pp. 34-41,
“‘We’re All Struggling to be a Complete Person:’ Listening to Rhetorical Constructions of Endometriosis.” Interrogating Gendered Pathologies, pp. 67-82. Eds. Erin A Frost and Michelle F. Eble. Utah State University Press. doi: 10.7330/9781607329855.c003.
“Caring for Students with Disabilities: (Re)defining Welcome as a Culture of Listening.” The Peer Review, vol. 3, no.1, June 2019. Leslie R. Anglesey and Maureen McBride. http://thepeerreview-iwca.org/issues/redefining-welcome/caring-for-students-with-disabilities-redefining-welcome-as-a-culture-of-listening/.
“A Review of Composition in the Age of Austerity, Nancy Welch and Tony Scott, 2016.” Across the Disciplines, vol. 14, no. 2 (2017). http://wac.colostate.edu/atd/reviews/welch_scott2017.cfm.
“The Importance of Keeping Quiet Rooms Quiet.” Leslie R. Anglesey and Ellen Cecil-Lemkin. Symposium: Enacting a Culture of Access in Our Conference Spaces,” edited by Adam Hubrig and Ruth Osario. College Composition and Communication, vol. 72, no. 1, 2020, pp. 99-102. (Reviewed by invited CCCC Symposium editors prior to publication)
“Listening with Intent: Negotiating Rhetorical Listening in Climate Change Debates.” Introduction to Section 2 of special issue of Works and Days, vol. 36, 2018, pp. 127-135. http://www.worksanddays.net/2019/File08.Anglesey.qxp_Layout%201.pdf. (Introduction to special issue of Works and Days on climate change)
Manuscripts in Submission
(under review) “Writers Needs Listeners: Emergent Theories of Listening in the Work of Peter Elbow.” College Composition and Communication. Revise and resubmit received November 2020.
(under review) “Leaky Bodies and Connective Tissues: A Cripped Metho-Epistemology of Mentoring.” Leslie R. Anglesey and Melissa Nicolas. Mentorship and Methodology: Reflections, Praxis, and Futures. Eds. Leigh Gruwell and Charles Lesh.
Grants and Fellowships
Primary Investigator. $1,000.00. (2021-2022). “Assessing First-Year Writing Completion Rates Among Student Populations.” Assessment Mini-Grant. Office of Academic Planning and Assessment, Sam Houston State University. Funding to investigate pass rates for first-year writing at SHSU among key demographics in order to develop more equitable writing instruction.
Engaged Learning Fellowship. “Active & Accessible Learning in First-Year Writing.” Sam Houston State University. 2021-2023.
“Embedding a Commitment to Diversity in our Writing Center Work.” International Writing Center Association Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA. October 12, 2018.
“Who’s Driving This Car? FYC Syllabi as Sites of Authorial Tension.” Council of Writing Program Administration Conference. Accepted, conference postponed until July 2021 due to COVID-19.
“Engaging Critique: Problematizing Embodied Commonplaces of Women of Color, Student Bodies, and Diversity Initiatives in Writing Courses Building Coalition across Commonplaces.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. March 2020. (Accepted, conference cancelled due to COVD-19).
“Cripping Performance in the First-Year Writing Classroom.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Pittsburg, PA. March 13, 2019.
“Cripping Peer Response in FYC.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Pittsburg, PA. March 14, 2019.
“Rhetorics of Listening.” Rhetoric Society of America Annual Conference. Minneapolis, MN. June 2, 2018.
“Can You Hear Me Now?: Teaching Rhetorical Listening as Intersectional Pedagogy.” Conference of College Composition and Communication. St. Louis, MO. Mar. 17, 2018.
“At the Nexus of Disability and Feminist Studies: The Ethics of Non-Normativity.” 2018 CRSHRC Workshop. Conference of College Composition and Communication. St. Louis, MO. Mar. 14, 2018.
“‘Cripping’ the Writing Classroom: Out of the Closet and Technology Policies in the Writing Classroom.” Conference of College Composition and Communication. Portland, OR. March 17, 2017.
“‘Leaky Bodies’ and Connective Mentoring: An Embodied Perspective.” Conference of College Composition and Communication Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition. Portland, OR. March 14, 2017.
“What’s in a Name? Suicide’s Unnamed Double Bind.” Rhetoric Society of American Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA. May, 2016.
“Humanizing Mental Health: Rhetorical Interventions in Mental Health Discourse.” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association. November 13-14, 2021.
“Crossing the Emotional Divide: Considerations on the Role of Emotion in Writing Studies Theory and Pedagogy." Crossings: Exploring Our Shared Work in Writing.” Reno, NV. April 1-2, 2017.
“Talking About Disability: A Workshop.” Northern Nevada Diversity Summit 2017. Reno, NV. March 30, 2017.
“Virtual Bodies: Presence and Invisibility in Composition Pedagogy.” 47th Annual Northeast MLA Annual Convention. Hartford, Connecticut. March, 2016.
“Challenging the Ableist ‘Overcoming’ Narrative.” 47th Annual Northeast MLA Annual Convention. Hartford, Connecticut. March, 2016.
“Conformity, Conflation, and Coercion: Student Subjectivities in Writing Classroom Syllabi.” 69th Annual Rocky Mountain MLA Annual Convention. Santa Fe, New Mexico. October 9, 2015.
“From Coping to Thriving: A Teacher’s Guide to Managing Social Anxiety.” 46th Annual Northeast MLA Annual Convention. Toronto, Ontario, CA. April 30-May 3, 2015.
“Standardization: Composition’s Boogeyman.” 5th Annual University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Symposium. Reno, Nevada. February 26-28, 2015.
Invited Talks & Workshops
Global Society of Online Literacy Educators. “Accessible Affordances of Asynchronicity: Cripping Online Instruction.” (Workshop) With Molly Ubbesen.” November 2021.
State of California Workforce Development Board Disability Advisory Committee. “Challenging Disability Myths: What Rudolph and Tiny Tim Teach Us about Implicit Ableism.” Virtual Presentation. December 9, 2020.
Sam Houston State University. "Engagement Beyond the Lecture Video." SHSU Virtual Engagement Workshop. May 12 & 20, 2020.
Sam Houston State University. "Motivating and Mentoring Students through Virtual Contact." SHSU Virtual Engagement Workshop. May 12 & 20, 2020.
State of California Workforce Development Board Disability Advisory Committee. “Accessing Work: Disability Justice for Equitable Workplaces.” Sacramento, California. December 18, 2019.
“Access and Accommodation in FYC.” University of Nevada, Reno English Department TA Orientation. University of Nevada, Reno. August 4, 2018.
“Assignments and Activities.” University of Nevada, Reno English Department TA Orientation. University of Nevada, Reno. August 15, 2017.
“Pacing and Sequencing of Assignments and Activities.” University of Nevada, Reno English Department TA Orientation. August 13, 2015.
Awards & Honors
International Listening Association Dissertation Award. Academic Year 2019-2020.
2019 CCCC Chairs’ Memorial Scholarship: $750. January 2019.
Susan & Steven Tchudi Scholarship: $1,295.00. Academic Year 2018-2019.
Writing Initiative Teaching Assistantship. UNR Writing Center. Academic Year 2017-2018.
UNR English Department Outstanding Graduate Student (Faculty Nomination). May 2017.
Writing Initiative Teaching Assistantship. UNR Writing Center. Academic Year 2016-2017.
UNR English Department Outstanding Graduate Student – Rhetoric and Composition. May 2016.
Nominee, Charles Davis Graduate Student Research Award. Rocky Mountain MLA. January 2016.
Sam Houston State University. Huntsville, Texas
Assistant Professor. 2019-Present.
- College Composition I (ENGL 1301)
- Argument and Persuasion (ENGL 3377)
- Advanced Composition (ENGL 3380)
- Studies in Rhetoric (ENGL 4335)
- Rhetoric & Composition Theory (ENGL 5384; graduate)
University of Nevada, Reno. Reno, Nevada.
Teaching Assistant. 2014-2019.
- Preparatory Composition (ENG 098)
- Composition Studio (ENG 100J)
- College Composition I (ENG 101)
- College Composition II (ENG 102)
- Expository Writing (ENG 321)
- Introduction to Women’s Studies (WMST 101)
American River College. Sacramento, California.
Adjunct Faculty, 2012-2014.
- Writing Skills (ENGWR 43)
- Developmental Writing (ENGWR 51)
- Proficient Writing (ENGWR 102)
- College Composition (ENGWR 300)
- Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking (ENGWR 302)
- Beginning & Advanced Writing across the Curriculum (ENGWR 95, 96, 306)
Yuba Community College. Marysville, California.
Adjunct Faculty, 2012-2015.
- Pre-Collegiate Composition and Reading (ENGL 105)
- Preparatory Composition and Reading (ENGL 51)
- College Composition and Reading (ENGL 1A)
- Writing about Literature and Critical Thinking (ENGL 1B)
Folsom Lake College. Folsom, California.
Adjunct Faculty, 2012-2013.
- College Writing (ENGWR 101)
California State University, Sacramento. Sacramento, California.
Teaching Assistant, 2011.
- College Composition (ENGL 1A)
Theses and Dissertations
Christina Zientek. “Assessing Physical Skills in an Online Environment.” PhD Dissertation, College of Education, Sam Houston State University. Committee Member. (In progress, anticipated completion Spring 2022)
Raina Murphy. “Writing Mental Health.” BA Honor’s Thesis, English Department, Sam Houston State University. Faculty Advisor. (In progress, anticipated completion Spring 2022)
Service to the Profession
Member, Research Grants Committee, Council of Writing Program Administrators. 2020-May 2021.
Reviewer for Scholarly Journals
- College Composition and Communication
- Prompt: A Journal of Academic Writing Assignments
- IEEE Transactions for Professional Communication (reviewed proposals for special issue on accessibility)
Service to Sam Houston State University
- Co-Chair, First-Year Writing Committee, English Department. 2021-Present.
- Chair, Accessibility Subcommittee, CHSS Diversity and Inclusion Committee, College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2021-Present
- Faculty Mentor, evolve (academic support program for female undergraduates; special support for transfer females). 2021-Present.
- Member, College of Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity & Inclusion Committee. 2019-2021.
- Member, Admissions Committee, English Department Graduate Certificate program. 2020-2021.
- Member, SHSU First-Year Experience Common Reader Committee. 2020-Present.
- Member, Search Committee for Rhetoric and Composition hire, 2019-2020.
Service to University of Nevada, Reno
- gWPA, Core Writing Program. 2018-2019.
- Co-Chair, Core Writing Assessment Committee, 2018-2019.
- Member, Core Writing Public Relations Committee, 2017.
- English 101 Graduate Coordinator, 2015-2016.
- Search Committee Member for Linguistic Assistant Professor Hire, 2016.
Service to American River College
- English Area Adjunct Faculty Representative, 2013-2014.
- Association of College and Universities Educators (ACUE) Effective Teaching Practices. Fall 2021-Spring 2022.
- Online Course Redesign & Faculty Certification. Sam Houston State University. Spring 2020.
- Global Society of Online Literacy Educators (GSOLE) Basic Online Literacy Instruction Course. 2020-2021.
- National Council of Teachers of English
- Rhetoric Society of America
- Global Society of Online Literacy Educators
- Council of Writing Program Administrators
- Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)