Jacqueline J.

Schiappa
Curriculum Vitae
Jschiapp@Macalester.edu  JacquelineSchiappa.com

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Rhetoric, Scientific, and Technical Communication (2016), University of Minnesota
Dissertation: Two “Actually Existing” Networked Counterpublics: The Rhetorics of the Feminist
Blogosphere and Political Black Twitter
Major Emphases: Public Rhetoric, Digital Counterpublics, Intersectional Feminism

M.A., Communication Studies, Rhetorical Studies (2009), Texas State University
Major Emphasis: Social Movement Rhetoric, Feminist Rhetorical Criticism

B.A., Communication Studies (2007), Texas State University; Texas Tech University
Major and Minor Emphases: Rhetorical Criticism with a minor in Mass Communication

RESEARCH AND TEACHING AREAS
Composition Pedagogies Public Rhetoric Digital and Multimodal Literacies
Intersectionality in Activism Feminist Theory First-Year Writing
Writing Program Administration Curricular Mapping Civic Engagement

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
Macalester College, 2016-Present
Postdoctoral Fellow in Writing, Serie Center for Scholarship and Teaching
Emphases of work include WAC development, curricular mapping, tutor training, faculty
development, Writing Center collaboration, and writing curriculum development

Augsburg College, 2014-2016
Visiting Instructor, Department of English
Adjunct Instructor, Department of Communication Studies

University of Minnesota, 2009-2015
Adjunct Instructor, Department of Writing Studies; Department of Communication Studies
Graduate Instructor, Department of Writing Studies; Department of English
Graduate Instructor, Department of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies
Teaching Assistant, Department of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies
Teaching Assistant, Center for Sustainability Studies

St. Mary's University, 2014
Adjunct Program Assistant Professor, Master of Business Administration Program

Texas State University, 2007-2009
Graduate Instructor, Department of Communication Studies
Undergraduate Instructor, Department of Communication Studies

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ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS
Schiappa, Jacqueline. (2018). Assessing Intersectional Activism Through a Comparison of Two
Slutwalks. In L. Nickoson & K. Blair (Eds.), Composing Feminist Interventions:
Activism, Engagement, Praxis, 1-34. WAC Clearinghouse.
Schiappa, Jacqueline. (2015). Practicing Intersectionality: Re-examining ‘Third-Wave’
Perspectives on Exclusion and White Supremacy in SlutWalk. In A. O'Reilly & M.
Friedman (Eds.), 'This is what a Feminist Slut looks like': Perspectives on the Slutwalk
Movement, 63-77. Ontario: Demeter Press.
Schiappa, Jacqueline. (2014). #IfTheyGunnedMeDown: The Necessity of ‘Black Twitter’
and Hashtags in the Age of Ferguson, [Special Issue]. Proud Flesh: New Afrikan Journal
of Culture, Politics, and Consciousness, 10, 48-78.
Schiappa, Jacqueline. (2013). Review of Wendy Hayden's Evolutionary Rhetoric: Sex, Science,
and Free Love in Nineteenth-Century Feminism. Composition Studies, 41(2), 126-129.

WORKS UNDER REVIEW
Schiappa, Jacqueline. (2018). Peer Curriculum: The Labor of Students of Color in Relation to
White Peers. Currently under review with Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies.

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND MONETARY AWARDS
New Perspectives Grant Award from the Mellon Foundation ($6,160) Summer 2018
Graduate Research Partnership Program Graduate School Fellowship Summer 2013
Council of Graduate Students Research Funding Award Fall 2012
Department of Writing Studies Research Funding Award Fall 2012
James I Brown Fund Fellowship Award Summer 2010

AWARDS AND HONORS
First-Year Writing Excellent Teacher 2013-2014 AY
First Year Writing Program Outstanding Instructor 2010-2011 AY
Department of Writing Studies Graduate Teaching Excellence Award Spring 2011
Texas State University Department of Communication Studies Honors Fall 2007

COURSES TAUGHT
Introductory and Intermediate Courses Department
First-Year Writing (Critical Thinking & Literature Focus) English
First-Year Writing (Research Focus) Writing Studies
First-Year Writing *for Non-Native English Speakers Writing Studies
Writing Studio (Developmental Writing) Writing Studies
Public Speaking Communication Studies
Introduction to Communication Studies Theories Communication Studies
Interpersonal and Small Group Communication Communication Studies

Advanced Undergraduate Courses
Public Discourse: Environmental Rhetoric Communication Studies
The Rhetorics of Riot, Protest, and Social Movement American Studies
Writing in U.S. Academic Culture English
Scientific and Technical Presentations Writing Studies

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Senior Project in Technical Writing and Communication Writing Studies
Feminist Film Studies Gender, Women & Sexuality
Blood, Bodies and Science Gender, Women & Sexuality
Sustainable People, Sustainable Planet Sustainability Studies
Internship Various

Graduate Courses
Graduate School Writing MBA Program

STUDENT ADVISING SAMPLES
Senior Project Advisor to Writing Studies majors at the University of Minnesota
 Sample Project: "Black is Sacred": Using participant observation, project investigated
public "rhetorical performances" by a local theatre company dialoging justice issues
and the Black Lives Matter movement in the community. Utilized visual rhetoric
strategies in a photography exhibit of research findings.

Senior Internship Advisor to American Studies major at Macalester College
 Sample Internship: “Green Card Voices”: Developing social media protocol for
volunteers and audience-reach objectives. Student assists in external communications
for three major fundraising campaigns.

TEACHING EFFECTIVENESS
2015 Student Evaluations Overview (Augsburg College)
 100% of students responded “Excellent” to the prompt “Overall, I rate this instructor”
 My students’ ratings averaged higher than course averages on all measures, including:
o “The instructor provided helpful feedback on my work.”
o “The instructor seemed well prepared for each class.”
o “The instructor used class time well.”
o “The instructor clearly defined the students' responsibilities in this course.”
o “The instructor related theories and concepts to meaningful issues.” 

o “The instructor treated students with respect.” 

o “The instructor encouraged students to participate in this class.” 


2014 Student Evaluations Overview (University of Minnesota)
 100% of students responded that they would recommend Dr. Schiappa as an instructor.
 99.7% of students responded that they “strongly agreed” that Dr. Schiappa:
o “Presented the subject matter clearly”
o “Provided feedback intended to improve course performance.”
o “Was approachable,”
o “Treat students with respect,”
o “Made effective use of course readings and creates worthwhile assignments, and
has a reasonable grading system.”

PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
“Perspectives on Reflection and Peer Review: New Approaches to and Frames for Tested

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Pedagogies.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Kansas City,
MO. March, 2018.
“Ask an Activist.” National Communication Association Convention. Dallas, TX.
November, 2017.
“Teaching Argumentation in the 21st Century: Keeping Old Traditions and Generating New
Ones.” Accepted Short Course Participant. National Communication Association
Convention, Philadelphia, PA. November, 2016.
“#BlackLivesMatter and Material Change: The Impact of Black Twitter and Multimodal Hashtag
Campaigns in the Age of #Ferguson.” Rhetoric Society of America Conference, Atlanta,
GA. May, 2016.
“Special Format: Active Collaborative Pedagogy Session: Teaching #FergusonSyllaubs and
#CharlestonSyllabus in Rhetoric and Writing Courses.” Rhetoric Society of America
Conference, Atlanta, GA. May, 2016.
"#PaulasBestDishes: 'Black Twitter' and Rejecting Racist Frames." Rhetoric Society of America
Conference, San Antonio, TX. May, 2014.
"Teacher-Centered, Context Dependent: (Re)Opening FYW Instructor Conversations on
Research Prompts." Conference on College Composition and Communication,
Indianapolis, IN. March, 2014.
"Hyperlocality, Hashtags, and 'Black Twitter'." Great Plains Alliance for Computers and
Writing. Minneapolis, MN. November, 2013.
"(Re)Dominating the Story of Peoples Temple through Feminist Critique." Canadian Society of
Rhetoric, Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences Conference, Waterloo, Ontario.
June, 2012.
"Rhetorically (re)remembering Black Power and the Peoples Temple: A Feminist Call for
Counter-Histories and Maintained Otherness." Rhetoric Society of America Conference,
Philadelphia, PA. May, 2012.
"Composing and Constructing Student and Instructor Identities in Digital Spaces." Computers
and Writing Conference. Raleigh, North Carolina. May, 2012.
"A Case for Feminist Counter-Histories in Rhetoric." Feminisms and Rhetoric Conference.
Mankato, MN. October, 2011.
"Reinterpreting Revolutionary Black Narratives: Women of Peoples Temple." The Futures of
Feminism Conference, West London, UK. July, 2011.
"Bodies of Protest: Black Women in Peoples Temple." Women and Gender Studies Conference,
Inver Grove Heights, MN. March, 2011.
"(Re)valuing Student Writing in Multimodal Online Structures." Minnesota Colleges &
Universities English and Writing Conference, Brooklyn Park, MN. March, 2011.
"Lethal Sermons: Jim Jones and the Notion of Dangerous Rhetorical Force." Rhetoric Society of
America Conference, Minneapolis, MN. May, 2010.
"Theorizing the Public Sphere for the 21st Century Classroom: Including the Online Experiences
of Digital Natives." Conference on College Composition and Communication, Louisville,
KY. March, 2010.

PEDAGOGICAL PRESENTATIONS & DEPARTMENTAL TALKS
“Reviewing Writing, Rethinking Race: The Rhetorical Dynamics of Composition’s Practical
Life.” Talking About Teaching, Serie Center for Faculty Development. Macalester
College. Saint Paul, MN. February 2018.

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“Planning for Social Justice Work in Home Institutions.” Social Justice and Activism
Preconvention Workshop Facilitator. Conference on College Composition and
Communication, Kansas City, MO. March, 2018.
“Differentiating Active and Passive Intersectionality in Community Organizing.” Humanities
Faculty Colloquium, Macalester College. Saint Paul, MN. December 2017.
“How do you Grade a Student Protest?” Talking About Teaching, Serie Center for Faculty
Development. Macalester College. Saint Paul, MN. December, 2017.
“Tales from the Tutors: Insights on the Student Writing Experience.” Talking About Teaching,
Serie Center for Faculty Development. Macalester College. Saint Paul, MN. November,
2017.
“Teaching with Writing: Best Practices you can Actually use and that Actually Help.” Talking
About Teaching, Serie Center for Faculty Development. Macalester College. Saint Paul,
MN. December, 2016.
“Advocating “Active” Community Responsive Intersectional Activism.” Current Research
Series, Department of Writing Studies. Minneapolis, MN. April, 2016.
"Poetic Possibilities: Lessons from Students in the Writing Studio Classroom". Presented with
Edward Hahn. Writing Instructor Symposium. Minneapolis, MN. May, 2015.
“Black Twitter as a Networked Counterpublic.” Invited Presentation to Nazareth College’s
Department of English and Communication. Rochester, NY. January, 2015.
"Students' Right to Their Own Language: Centering Black English." Professional Development
Session, Department of Writing Studies. Minneapolis, MN. October, 2014.
"Commenting On and Grading Student Writing." Recurring Invited Presentation. Teaching with
Writing Graduate Assistant Workshop. Minneapolis, MN. August, 2013, 2014, 2015.
"Practicing Intersectionality: Re-examining ‘Third-Wave’ Perspectives on Exclusion and White
Supremacy in Slutwalk". Current Research Series, Department of Writing Studies.
Minneapolis, MN. April, 2014.
"Slutwalk, and Black Feminist Twitter." Research Roundtable, Department of Writing Studies.
Minneapolis, MN. February, 2014.
"Assigning Wikipedia: Discovering Public Writing Intensity." Advanced Writing Symposium.
Minneapolis, MN. May, 2013.
"Cultivating Convention Habits; ESL Student Writing." Teachers Teaching Teachers Series.
Minneapolis, MN. April, 2013.
"Slutwalk, Social Media, and Viral Activism." Research Roundtable, Department of Writing
Studies. Minneapolis, MN. March, 2013.
"Using Academic Conventions to Meet (Inter)disciplinary Expectations through First-Year
Writing." Focusing on the First Year Conference, Minneapolis, MN. Feb, 2013.
"Responding to ESL Student Writing." Session on Pedagogy and Feedback. Minneapolis, MN.
September, 2012.
"Teaching Scientific & Technical Presentations." Writing Studies Advanced Writing Orientation.
Minneapolis, MN. August, 2012.
"Developing Pedagogical Social Presence Online." Writing Instructor Symposium,
Minneapolis, MN. May, 2011.
"Reflections on Writing." Teachers Write Back: A Reading by First Year Writing Instructors,
Minneapolis, MN. March, 2011.
"Finding Closure: Productive Discomfort in the Classroom." Writing Instructor Symposium,
Minneapolis, MN. December, 2010.

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"Shared Responsibility: Using Student Feedback to Guide Expectations." First Year Writing
Instructor's Symposium, Minneapolis, MN. May, 2010.
"Writing (in) the Public Sphere: Deliberative Democracy and Computer Mediated
Communication." Writing Studies Parlor, Minneapolis, MN. March, 2010.

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION
National Communication Association
Rhetorical and Communication Theory Division – Reviewer 2018

UNIVERSITY & DEPARTMENTAL SERVICE
Macalester College
Program/Lead Faculty Learning Community on Curricular Mapping/Assessment 2018
Co-lead Faculty Learning Community on Scientific Communication 2017
Created and developed Digital Storytelling Pedagogical Website 2017
Embedded Writing Curriculum Support in Theatre FYC 2016-2017
Embedded Writing Curriculum Support in Physics FYC 2016-2017
Embedded Curriculum Mapping and Assessment in History 2016-2017
Writing Workshop and Consultation Services 2016-2018

Augsburg College
Created and developed Writing Across the Curriculum website 2015-2016
Augsburg Committee on Reviewing Writing Placement 2016

University of Minnesota
Grading Student Writing Training Workshop Organizer (150+ participants) 2014
First-Year Writing Teaching Group Mentor 2013
Director of Graduate Studies Advisory Committee (Elected) 2011-2013
First Year Writing Program Advisory Committee 2010-2014
U-Spatial Symposium Rapporteur 2012
University Writing Program Wide Assessment Reader 2011
First Year Writing Program Writing Associate 2010, 2011
Department of Writing Studies Current Research Series Emcee 2011-2012
Department of Writing Studies Graduate Student Representative (Elected) 2009-2011
Writing Studies Graduate Curriculum Subcommittee 2009-2010

Texas State University
Member, Texas State Communication Club 2005-2009
Communication Studies Support Lab Instructor 2008-2009
Graduate Student Mentor & Training Assistant (Appointed) 2008
Vice President, Texas State Communication Club (Elected) 2006-2007
Member, Lambda Pi Eta, Communication Honors Society 2005-2007

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, CONSULTING
Consultant on Curricular Mapping for Macalester Theatre Department 2018
Consultant on Curricular Mapping for Project Pericles at Macalester 2017-2018
CityView Association Board Member and Secretary 2009-2014

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Red Hot Art & Music Festival, Social Media Manager 2014
Red Hot Art & Music Festival, Social Media Coordinator 2013
Gonyea Law Firm, Web Content Editor 2011
Texas Campaign for the Environment, Public Communication Intern 2008-2009
Communication Studies Teaching & Learning Academy Training 2006-2009

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, VOLUNTEERING
We Can Ride Equestrian Therapy Riding Volunteer 2014-2016
Stranger Chess (Community Engagement Project), Founder and Player 2013-Present
Stevens Square Community Organization Committee 2010-2013
SlutWalk Minneapolis, Campus Outreach Coordinator 2012
Autoptic Festival of Independent Culture and Literature 2012
OutYouth, Nonprofit LGBTQIA Education Center; Educational Panelist 2000-2006

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC)
Rhetoric Society of America (RSA)
National Communication Association (NCA)
NCA Interest Group Affiliations: Rhetorical and Communication Theory Division
Feminist and Women's Studies Division
Activism and Social Justice Division
African American Communication & Culture Division

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES
Dr. Dallas Liddle Dr. Patrick Bruch Dr. Britt Abel
Department Chair, English Director of First-Year Writing Director of Writing
Augsburg College University of Minnesota Macalester College
612-330-1295 612-625-6041 651-696-6960
Liddle@Augsburg.edu PatBruch@umn.edu Abel@Macalester.edu

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