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Profile: Melanie Yergeau

Title: Assistant Professor
Degree:
Ph.D., The Ohio State University  2011
Yergeau

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764-3306

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myergeau@umich.edu

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Research Interests

Primary Interests

Composition and rhetoric; digital media studies; disability studies; autistic culture; pedagogy

Secondary Interests

Feminist rhetorics; writing center theory and pedagogy; writing program administration; community literacy; technical and professional communication; digital activism

Publications

Journal articles

Disability Hacktivism. In Hacking the Classroom: Eight Perspectives, curated by Jentery Sayers & Mary Hocks. Computers and Composition Online. Spring 2014. 

Clinically Significant Disturbance: On Theorists Who Theorize Theory of Mind. Disability Studies Quarterly 33.4. October 2013. 

Multimodality in Motion: Disability and Kairotic Spaces. With Elizabeth Brewer et al. Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy 18.1. August 2013. (Winner of the 2014 Computers and Composition Digital Press Accessibility & Digital Composition Award)

Autism and Rhetoric. With Paul Heilker. College English 73.5. May 2011.

Circle Wars: Reshaping the Typical Autism Essay
. Disability Studies Quarterly 30.1. Winter 2010.

aut(hored)ism
. Computers and Composition Online. Spring 2009. (Received Honorable Mention for the 2010 Kairos Best Webtext Award)

Expanding the Space of f2f: Writing Centers and Audio-Visual-Textual Conferencing
. With Kathryn Wozniak and Peter Vandenberg. Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy 13.1. Fall 2008. (Winner of the 2009 Kairos Best Webtext Award)

Book chapters

Mine, Yours, and Ours: Developing Collaborative Relationships in the Academic Sphere. With Lorelei Blackburn. Metamorphosis: The Effects of Professional Development on Graduate Students. Eds. Andrea Davis and Suzanne Webb. Fountainhead Press, forthcoming.

Socializing Through Silence. The Loud Hands Project: Autistic People, Speaking. Ed. Julia Bascom. The Autistic Press/Autistic Self Advocacy Network. December 2012.

Reference book contributions

Lead author Brenda Brueggemann. Co-author with Elizabeth Brewer & Nicholas Hetrick. SAGE Reference Series on Disability: Arts and Humanities. August 2012.

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