(October 2013) "'But I'm Not Getting Any Hits': One Institution's Experience Using Social Media to Effectively Connect Students to Employers." A session presented at the 2013 Annual International Convention for the Association for Business Communication, New Orleans, Louisiana.
(April 2013) “Polybiography in the WC: Navigating the Individual/Communal Binary Via Social Networking Narrative Archetypes.” A session presented at the 2013 East Central Writing Centers Association Annual Conference, Clarion University, Clarion, Pennsylvania.
(February 2013) “Privacy, Consent, and Social Networks: Some Thoughts on the Market for
Personal Information and the Least You Can Do to Protect Your Information.” A panel session presented with Dr. Chris Ward (Findlay), Dr. John McGrath (U of Pittsburgh) and Dr. Dawn Edmiston (Saint Vincent College) at the MBAA International Conference: Marketing Management Association, Chicago, Illinois.
(October 2012) “We Used to Be a Liberal Arts College: Embracing Institutional Realities from Discipline to Service.” A session co-presented with Dr. Erin Laverick, Dr. Chris Denecker, and Dr. Nicole Diederich at The Thomas R. Watson Conference held at the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky.
(May 2012) “Digital Self-Presentation in the Age of the Template.” An individual session presented at the Rhetoric Society of America Annual Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
(March 2012) “The Mobile Writing Center: One University's Experience Using Workshop Events to Increase the Profile of the Writing Center.” A session co-presented with Dr. Nicole Diederich and Adam Houser at the 2012 East Central Writing Centers Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.
(November 2011) “Tutoring Reluctant Writers: One University’s Experience with Professional Program Majors.” A session co-presented with Stephanie Springer at the 2011 Conference of the College Reading and Learning Association, San Diego, California.
(September 2011) “Social Networking Filtering Systems and Privacy Issues: The Least You Need to Know.” A session presented at the Ohio Communication Association 75th Anniversary Conference at The University of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio.
(May 2011) “Early Manifestations of the Autobiographical Impulse in Cyberspace.” A session presented at International Journal of Arts & Sciences (IJAS) Conference for Academic Disciplines at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada.
(April 2011) “‘Friending’ The Writing Center: Pratfalls and Pitfalls of Using Social Networks As An Extension of The Writing Center.” A session co-presented with Adam Houser at the National Tutoring Association Annual Conference in Anchorage, Alaska.
(October 2010) “Epic Fail!: What Narrow Understandings of English Mean for Students in Class and on the Job.” A session co-presented with Dr. Erik Hayenga and Dr. Erin Laverick at The Thomas R. Watson Conference—Working English in Rhetoric and Composition: Global-Local Contexts, Commitments, Consequences held at the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky.
(October 2009) “An Exhibitionist’s Paradise: Digital Transformations of the Autobiographical Impulse.” A paper presented at The Seventh International Conference on the Book at the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland.
(May 2009) “Highlights of the Mini Grant Program as Sponsored by The University of Findlay’s Center for Teaching Excellence.” A poster presentation given at the second bi-annual SEED Conference: The University of Findlay’s Conference on Teaching, Learning and Technology Centers (TLTCs).
(January 2008) “Tugging at the Ivy: Acknowledging the Emergence of a Permanent Instructor Class at the American Four-Year Research University.” A paper presented (virtually) at The World Universities Forum, Davos, Switzerland.
(January 2008) “Is There Techne in My Logos? On the Origins and Evolution of the Ideographic Term Technology.” A paper presented at the Fourth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society, Boston, Massachusetts.
Recent Invited Speaking Engagements and Lectures
Invited Guest Speaker (April 2013) “Waiting for Web 3.0: Emerging Trends and New Directions in Digital Self Presentation.” Flag City Morning Rotary Club, Findlay, Ohio.
Forum Speaker, CTE Teaching Academy (March 2012) “Creative Deviations or
What I Did with My Sabbatical.” The University of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio.
Visiting Scholar Lecture (November 2011) “Digital Self-Presentation in the Age of the Template.” New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Guest Scholar Lecture (April 2011) “Digital Transformations of Autobiography and Autobiographical Texts (or Some Brief Thoughts on the Origins of Social Networking).” Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
Forum Speaker, CTE Teaching Academy (November 2009) “My Experiences as a Guest Scholar of the Viet Nam National University: Laying the Foundations for an International Student Exchange.” The University of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio.
Forum Speaker, CTE Teaching Academy (October 2009) “UF in Costa Rica: An Interdisciplinary Faculty Collaboration on Ecology and Conservation.” The University of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio.
Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture Series (June-July 2009) “Defining Western Autobiography from St. Augustine to facebook.” Vietnam National University, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture Series (June-July 2009) “Analyzing Your Audience: Technical and Scientific Writing in the US.” Vietnam National University, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture Series (June-July 2009) “Survey of Literature:
An Overview of Literature Classes at The University of Findlay.” Vietnam National University, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.