Joe Hardin

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

The College of Languages, Arts, and Social Sciences
University of Arkansas—Fort Smith
5210 Grand Avenue, PO Box 3649
Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649
joe.hardin@uafs.edu
office: 479-788-7291
cell: 479-221-4083

 

 

EDUCATION

 

University of South Florida
Degree: PhD (1999)
Field: Rhetoric and Composition; Nineteenthcentury American Literature
Dissertation Title: Teaching Resistance in Composition: Culture, Ideology, and Rhetoric
Dissertation Director: Gary A. Olson

 

University of South Florida
Degree: MA (1994)
Field: Rhetoric and Composition; Nineteenthcentury American Literature
Thesis Title: “Computer WordProcessor Programs and Networking: The Technological
Presentation of Writing.”

 

University of South Florida
Degree: BA (1992)
Major: Creative Writing (Fiction)
Minor: Geography

 

 

ADMINISTRATION

 

Founding Dean, College of Languages and Communication; University of Arkansas—Fort Smith (2008-2015).

Composition Director and General Education Coordinator; Western Kentucky University (2004-2008).

Director of Writing; Northwestern State University of Louisiana (1999-2004).

Director; University Writing and Resource Center; Northwestern State University of Louisiana (2000-2004).

Associate Director; Writing Center; St. Petersburg Jr. College (19971999).

 

 

TEACHING

 

Professor; University of Arkansas—Fort Smith (2008-present).
Courses Taught: Transition to College Writing and Reading (ENGL 0263), Honors English (ENGL 1233), Composition (ENGL 1203 and 1213), Intro to American Literature (ENGL2023), The Short Story (ENGL 3223), Writing for the Workplace (RHET 3603), Writing Arguments (RHET 3503), Special Topics in English (ENGL 4903), Senior Seminar (RHET 4803), and English Capstone (ENGL 4994).

Associate Professor; Western Kentucky University (20042008).
Courses Taught: Introduction to College Writing (English 100), Introduction to Literature (English 200), Writing in the Disciplines (English 300), Intermediate Composition (English 301), Advanced Composition (English 401), Technical Writing (English 307), Honors Writing in the Disciplines (English 300), Living and Learning Community (College of Health and Human Services) Introduction to College Writing (English 100), and Gateway Introduction to College Writing (English 100).

Assistant Professor; Northwestern State University of Louisiana (19992004)
Courses Taught: Contemporary Composition Theory (English 5280 and 4630), Rhetorical Theory: The Classical Age (English 5260 and 4620), Modern Rhetorical Theory (English 5270 and 4630), Advanced Technical Writing and Editing (English 5230), Syntactical Theories (English 4660), Computers and Composition (English 4740), Advanced Technical Report Writing (English 4040), English Internship (English 5900 and 4900), Technical Composition (English 3230), Advanced Composition (English 3210), Argumentative Writing (English 2510), Analytical Writing (English 2610), Major American Authors (English 2060), Introduction to Fiction (English 2100), Composition and Rhetoric I (English 1010), Composition and Rhetoric II (English 1020). Chair of six MA theses and Reader on 21 others.

Instructor; St. Petersburg Jr. College (19961999)
Courses Taught: English Composition (ENG 1101 and 1102), Basic Writing (ENG 0020 and 0010), Creative Writing (ENG 2000), Reading (ENG 0002L)

 

 

PUBLICATIONS - BOOKS

 

  • Hardin, Joe Marshall. Opening Spaces: Critical Pedagogy and Resistance Theory in Composition. Albany: SUNY P, 2001. (Nominated for the W. Ross Winterowd Award for best book in composition theory.)
    • A single-author text on composition theory and pedagogy.
  • Hardin, Joe Marshall, and Ray Wallace, eds. Teaching, Scholarship, and Service in the 21 st Century English Department: A Delicate Balance. NY: Edwin Mellen P, 2004.
    • An edited collection on tenure and promotions issues in the English department.
  • Hardin, Joe Marshall. Choices: Situations for College Writing. Ft. Worth: Fountainhead P, 2007.
    • A first-year composition textbook and on-line writing portfolio. Now in second edition.
  • Hardin, Joe Marshall and Bradley E. Wiggins. Writing: The New Landscape. Fort Worth: Fountainhead P, forthcoming.
    • A writing textbook focusing on digital writing in the academy.
  • Hardin, Joe Marshall, assoc. ed. Voices of the American South. NY: Longman, 2004.
    • An anthology of Southern literature; selected and edited texts, wrote headnotes and introductions for the section including literature from colonial times to the Civil War.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS - Chapters in Edited Collections

 

  • “A Pedagogy of Dining Out: Learning to Consume Cultures.” Devouring Cultures: Power, and Identity from the Zombie Apocalypse to Downton Abbey. Ed. by Cammie Sublette and Jennifer Martin. U of Arkansas P, 2016.
  • “Putting Process into Circulation.” Beyond Post-process Theory. Edited by Sidney I. Dobrin, Jeff Rice, and Joe Vastola. Utah SUP, 2011.
  • “The Writing Program Administrator and Enlightened False Consciousness: The Virtues of Becoming an Empty Signifier.” Interrupting the Program. Edited by Donna Strickland and Jeanne Gunner. Boynton/Cook, 2008.
  • “Writing Theory and Writing the Classroom.” Don’t Call it That: The Composition Practicum. Edited by Sidney I. Dobrin. Urbana: NCTE, 2006.
  • "A Dialogue on the English Department: Utopian Visions and Unfortunate Realities." (with Ray Wallace and Alan Jackson). Teaching, Scholarship, and Service in the 21st Century English Department: A Delicate Balance. Edited by Joe Marshall Hardin and Ray Wallace. NY: Edwin Mellen P, 2004.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS - Articles in Refereed Journals

 

  • "Demystifying Grammar: Using Intuition, Concept, and Context to Teach Grammar in the Writing Class." Louisiana English Journal 2003 (Spring): 4857.
  • "The Declaration of Independence as a Text of Resistance: Textual Revisioning, Appropriation, and Demystification." Readerly/Writerly Texts 6 (1998-99): 11524.
  • "English Studies, Aestheticism, and the ArtCulture System." JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory 19 (1999): 20113.
  • "A Language of Possibility: A Response to Homi Bhabha." JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory 19 (1999): 13538.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS - Review Essays

 

  • Rev of Conflicts and Crises in the Composition Classroomand What Instructors Can Do About Them edited by Dawn Skorczewski and Matthew Parfitt." Composition Studies 31 (2003): 14853.
  • "Rev. of ReInventing the University: Literacies and Legitimacy in the Postmodern Academy by Christopher L. Schroeder." JAC 21 (2002): 94448.
  • "Rev of Shared Traditions: Southern History and Folk Culture by Charles Joyner." Southern Studies 9 (1997): 17377.
  • "Rev. of As If Learning Mattered: Reforming Higher Education by Richard E. Miller." Rhetoric Review 17 (1999): 20610.
  • "Rev. of When Students Have Power by Ira Shor." JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory 17 (1997): 52529.
  • "Rev of Email for English Teachers." Technical Communications Quarterly 5 (1996): 19092.

 

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

  • “Composition and Communication (and Communication): A Multi-disciplinary Approach to a Multi-modal Future for Composition and Journalism.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. Indianapolis, IN (2015).
  • “Representing the Signs of Sound.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. St. Louis, MO (2012).
  • “Disciplinary Cosmopolitanism.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. Atlanta, GA (2011).
  • “The Subject of Pedagogy.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. New Orleans, LA (2008).
  • “The Proposed CCCC Statement on the Preparation of Teachers of Writing.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. New York, NY (2007).
  • “Defacing the Currency: Diogenes on the Daily Show.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. Chicago, IL (2006).
  • “Writing Theory and Writing the Classroom.” National Council of Teachers of English Conference. Pittsburg, PA (2005).
  • “The WPA and Enlightened False-Consciousness.” Writing Program Administrators Conference. Anchorage, AK (2005).
  • “Composition in One Key: Theme and Variation on Teaching Writing to Music Majors.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. San Antonio, TX (2004).
  • “English Studies is a Small Town: Authors and Journals.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association. Atlanta, GA (2003).
  • “De-mystifying Grammar: Using Intuition, Concept, and Context to Teach Grammar in the Writing Class.” Responding to the Word: Louisiana Council of Teachers of English. Natchitoches, LA (2002).
  • “Cultural Hybridity and Academic Discourse: Re-inventing the University for Louisiana’s First-Generation Students.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. Chicago, IL (2002).
  • “Dangerous Curves: What you Can(‘t) Tell from Grade Distributions.” Writing Program Administrators Conference. Charlotte, NC (2000).
  • “Re-Imagining Reform: Composition’s Engagement with the Projects of Cultural Reform.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. Minneapolis, MN (2000).
  • “Composition Studies and the Dialogue with Postcolonial Theory.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. Atlanta, GA (1999).
  • “The Future of Resistance: Culture and the Classroom.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. Chicago, IL (1998).
  • “Postcolonial Theory in the Writing Classroom: Mimicry, Hybridity, and Rearticulation.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention. Atlanta, GA (1997).
  • “The Myth of the American Revolution: A Postcolonial Re-reading of the Declaration of Independence.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention Phoenix, AZ (1997).
  • “Embracing the Subjective in Evaluation.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. Phoenix, AZ (1997).
  • “Our Critical Voices.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Convention. Milwaukee, WS (1996).
  • “The Construction of Rhetorical Ethos in Aphra Behn’s Preface to The Lucky Chance.” Aphra Behn Society. Athens, GA (1996).
  • “Encouraging Disciplinary Participation.” Writing Across the Disciplines: Making Connections. Miami, FL (1996).

 

 

SERVICE to the Profession

 

  • Executive Board Member; Council of Writing Program Administrators (2006-2009).
  • Member; CCCC Committee on Teacher Preparation (2005-2008).
  • Book Review Advisory Board; College Literature (2006-2008).
  • Editor; Composition Forum: A Journal of Pedagogical Theory in Composition (2001-2004).
  • Co-Editor; Composition Forum: A Journal of Pedagogical Theory in Composition (2004-2006).
  • Chair; Council of Editors of Learned Journals. South Atlantic Modern Language Association. Roanoke, VA (2004).
  • Secretary; Council of Editors of Learned Journals. South Atlantic Modern Language Association. Roanoke, VA (2004)
  • Chair; Advanced Composition. South Atlantic Modern Language Association. Atlanta, GA (2000).
  • Secretary; Advanced Composition. South Atlantic Modern Language Association. Atlanta, GA (1999).
  • Manuscript Reviewer; McGraw-Hill, Prentice-Hall, Wadsworth, JAC, Composition Forum, PearsonEd.

 

 

SERVICE to the university, college, and department

 

  • Chair; First-year Experience and Learning Communities Committee. University of Arkansas—Fort Smith.
  • Chair; Honors Academy Committee. University of Arkansas—Fort Smith.
  • Chair, Composition Committee, Western Kentucky University English Department (2004-2008).
  • Member, Executive Committee, Western Kentucky University English Department (2004-2008).
  • Editor, Arts and Letters: The Journal of Potter College, Western Kentucky University (2007-2008).
  • Member, University Curriculum Committee, Western Kentucky University (2007-08).
  • Chair, Instructor Hiring Committee, Western Kentucky University English Department (2007).
  • Member, Professional Writing Committee, Western Kentucky University English Department (2004-2008).
  • Member, Technology Committee, Western Kentucky University English Department (2004-2008).
  • Member, Hiring Committee (Linguistics position), Western Kentucky University English Department (2005-06).
  • Member, Dean’s Advisory Committee, Western Kentucky University (2005-2006).
  • Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Western Kentucky University English Department (2005-2008).
  • Member, Hiring Committee (Professional Writing position), Western Kentucky University English Department (2004-2005).
  • Member, Engagement Transcript Committee, Western Kentucky University (2006).
  • Senator; Faculty Senate, Western Kentucky University (2005-2007).
  • Member; Adjunct Instructor Award Committee, Western Kentucky University (2005).
  • Member, Political Engagement Committee, Western Kentucky University (2007-08).