Danielle M. Williams

Curriculum Vitae

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Education
Research
Teaching
Service

Danielle Marie Williams

Education

Baylor University, Waco, TX, 2015
Ph.D. English
Concentration: Rhetoric and Composition                                                                         

Dissertation Title: "Hearing What We Cannot See": Contradictions and Complications in a Multimodal Community-based Writing Project

Dissertation Committee: Coretta M. Pittman (Director), Kara Poe Alexander, Michael-John DePalma, & Leslie A. Hahner

Preliminary Exams: Composition Theory & History, Composition & Identity, Computers & Writing, and Research Methods & Methodologies

Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA, 2000-2004
B.A. English                                                                                                           

Academic Employment History

Interim Director of First-Year Writing, Baylor University, Waco, TX, 2017 - present
Lecturer in English, Baylor University, Waco, TX, 2014 - present
Director of Freshman Composition, Baylor University, Waco, TX, 2016 - present
Assistant Director of Freshman Composition, Baylor University, Waco, TX, 2013 - 2014
Teacher of Record, Baylor University, Waco, TX, 2009 - 2014
Writing Center Tutor, Baylor University, Waco, TX, 2008-2009

Research

“Approaching the (Re)Design of Writing Majors: Contexts of Research, Forms of Inquiry, and Recommendations for Faculty.” Composition Studies, vol. 47 no. 1, Spring 2019 (with Kara Poe Alexander, Michael-John DePalma, and Lisa Shaver).

“The Unheard Voices of Dissatisfied Clients: Listening to Community Partners as Feminist Praxis.” Composing Feminist Interventions: Activism, Engagement, Praxis. edited by Kristine Blair and Lee Nickoson, The WAC Clearinghouse and University Press of Colorado, 2018.

“DMAC After Dark: Toward a Theory of Distributed Invention.” Computers and Composition 36 (June 2015): 32-43 (with Kara Poe Alexander). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compcom.2015.04.001

Selected Conference Presentations

“Approaching the (Re)Design of Writing Majors: Contexts of Research, Forms of Inquiry, and Recommendations for Faculty.” Association of Rhetoric and Writing Studies. Austin, TX. October 11, 2018.

“Using Grounded Inquiry as a Method for (Re)Designing Writing Majors.” 2017 CCCC Annual Convention. Portland, OR. March 17, 2017.

“Too Innovative to Fail: Evaluating Risk in Digital Community-Based Writing Projects.” 2015 CCCC Annual Convention. Tampa, FL. March 20, 2015.

“Naming the Unnamed: Reframing the Cultural Politics of Sexuality at Faith-based Universities.” 2012 Conference of the Rhetoric Society of America. Philadelphia, PA. May 25-28, 2012.

“Conversations towards Social Justice: Learning to Discuss Difference at Faith-Based Universities.” Federation Rhetoric Symposium. Texas A & M University-Commerce. March 10, 2011.

“Conscientización and Identity: Critical Pedagogy Meets the Writings of Ana Castillo.” Thomas R. Watson Conference 2010. University of Louisville. October 15, 2010.

Awards and Honors

The Christine Fall Award: The English Department Teaching Assistant of the Year, 2011-2012

Nominated for the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award by Baylor University's Graduate School, 2011

Elected to Omicron Delta Kappa, Baylor University, 2011

Baylor University Graduate School Travel Award, 2009, 2010, 2012

Teaching Experience

FAS 1302: Writing in the Age of Digital Media
ENG 1302: Thinking and Writing
ENG 1304: Thinking, Writing, and Research: The Pursuit of Curiosity
ENG 1310: Writing & Academic Inquiry Seminars
ENG 2301: British Literature: The Origins and Genre of the Romance
ENG 3300: Technical Writing
ENG 3309: Creative Nonfiction
ENG 3318: Professional & Workplace Writing

Invited Lectures and Workshops

“Laying Our Stories Side by Side: Using Personal Narrative to Promote Cross-Cultural Communication.” Baylor Public Deliberation Initiative’s Civic Life Summit, Waco, TX

“Begin with the End in Mind: Designing Intentional Writing Assignments,” With Kara Poe Alexander, New Student Experience Workshop, Baylor University

“Who Is My Neighbor in the Digital Age?” Questions That Matter, LEAD Living & Learning Community, Baylor University, 2016

“Balancing Motherhood in the Academy," 2016 Women in the Academy Conference, Baylor University, 2016

“Panel Discussion on Teaching First-Year Writing,” Michael-John DePalma’s Graduate Course on Composition Pedagogy and Theory, Baylor University, 2015

“Panel Discussion on Being on the Job Market with Children,” Baylor University Graduate Student Life, Baylor University, 2015

"How to Win Jobs and Influence People," Professional Development Workshop, English Graduate Student Association, Baylor University, 2014

“Composing with Audacity, an Open-Source Audio Editing Software,” Dr. Michael-John DePalma’s Special Topics in Writing Course, Baylor University, 2013

“Professionalism in the Department,” New Teaching Assistant Orientation Workshop, Baylor University, 2013

“Using Technology Critically in the Classroom,” New Teaching Assistant Orientation Workshop, Baylor University, 2013

"Panel Discussion on Multimodal Composition and Assessment," Dr. Michael-John DePalma's Graduate Course on Composition Pedagogy and Theory, Baylor University, 2012

"Discussion Strategies and Creating a Classroom Community," New Teaching Assistant Orientation Workshop, Baylor University, 2012

"Effective Classroom Management," New Teaching Assistant Orientation Workshop, Baylor University, 2011

"Curiosity as a Strategy for Invention in Researched Writing," Dr. Mary Lynn Klingman's Writing Center Practicum course, Baylor University, 2011

"Student Athletes and Non-directive Peer Tutoring," Presented with Dr. Mary Lynn Klingman at training workshop for peer tutors in Student Athlete Services, Baylor University, 2008

Departmental Service

First-Year Writing Committee, Chair, 2017 - present
First-Year Writing Committee, 2015 - present
Undergraduate Studies Curriculum Committee, 2014 - present
Professional Writing & Rhetoric Committee, 2013 - present
Technology Committee, 2013-2015
Teaching Assistant Mentor, 2010-2014
Freshman Writing Program Committee, 2010-2014
Peer Advisor, English Graduate Student Association (EGSA), 2012-2013
Faculty Partner, Collins Residence Hall, 2012-2013
New Graduate Student Orientation Committee, 2012-2013
President, EGSA, 2011-2012
Vice President, EGSA, 2010-2011
English 1302 Committee, 2010-2011
Chair, EGSA Conference Public Relations, 2009-2010
Chair, EGSA Fundraising, 2009-2010

       

University Service

Baylor Public Deliberation Initiative, Advisory Board Member, 2017 - present
Mentor to Visiting International Faculty, 2015
Faculty Partner, Collins Residence Hall, 2011-2012
Faculty Advisor, Baylor Club Volleyball, 2011-2012
Faculty Partner, South Russell Residence Hall, 2011-2012
Faculty Partner, Peer Leader Program, 2011-2012

Community Service

Piper Parent Committee, Co-Chair, Piper Center for Family Studies and Child Development, 2018 – present
Good Neighbor House, Executive Board Member, 2017–2018
Piper Parent Committee, Piper Center for Family Studies and Child Development, 2016 – present

Professional Development

“Adobe InDesign for Beginners,” Continuing Education, Baylor University, 2019

“Senior Lecturer Promotion Seminar,” organized by the Academy for Teaching and Learning, Baylor University, 2018

“Enhancing Diversity through Curriculum,” organized by the Academy for Teaching and Learning, Baylor University, 2018

“Mentoring Women and Student Colleagues,” organized by the Academy for Teaching and Learning, Baylor University, 2018

“Becoming a Scholar of Teaching and Learning,” organized by the Academy for Teaching and Learning, Baylor University, 2018

“Teaching and Engaging First-Generation Students,” organized by the Academy for Teaching and Learning, Baylor University, 2018

“Reaching Underperforming and At-Risk Students,” organized by the Academy for Teaching and Learning, Baylor University, 2018

Fellow, Summer Faculty Institute, Baylor University, Academy for Teaching and Learning, 2017 

Lecturer Mentorship Program, organized the Academy for Teaching and Learning, Baylor University, 2016

Digital Media and Composition Institute, The Ohio State University, Department of English, 2013 

Digital Storytelling Workshop, organized by The Center for Digital Storytelling, Baylor University, 2013

“7 Things You Should Know MOOCs,” organized by the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, Baylor University, 2013

“7 Things You Should Know About Social Content Creation,” organized by the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, Baylor University, 2013

"7 Things You Should Know About Challenge-Based Learning," organized by the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, Baylor University, 2012

"Getting Students to Read Assignments," organized by the Academy for Teaching and Learning, Baylor University, 2012

Academy for Teaching and Learning's New Media Seminar, "Awakening the Digital Imagination: A Networked Faculty-Staff Development Seminar," Baylor University, Spring 2012

"The History of Reading and Contemporary Technology," organized by the Academy for Teaching and Learning, Baylor University, 2011

"7 Things You Should Know About Digital Storytelling," organized by the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, Baylor University, 2011

"Privacy in Web 2.0 Learning Environments," organized by the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, Baylor University, 2011

Professional Affiliations

Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC)
Association of Rhetoric and Writing Studies (ARWS)