Our Faculty

Laurie McMillan


Department Chairperson

English and Modern Language Studies

Location
  • @Pleasantville
    Choate House 252
Office Hours
Westchester

Tue, Thu 2:30pm-4:30pm

Wed, Fri 2:30am-11:00am

Education


PhD , Duquesne University , Pittsburgh, PA , 2004
English

MA , Duquesne University , Pittsburgh, PA , 1998
English

BA , Brandeis University , Waltham, MA , 1991
Psychology

Awards and Honors

  • Marywood University, 2012 - CASE Professor of the Year Award

Publications


McMillan, L. A. (2017, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Mixed Messages: Slut Shaming in Mean Girls and Easy A. Peitho: Journal of the Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition. Vol 20 (Issue 1) , pages 85-99. http://peitho.cwshrc.org/files/2017/10/McMillian_Mixed-Messages_20.1.pdf

McMillan, L. A. & Dettmar, K. J. (2015). Maintaining a Research Profile While Chairing. ADE Bulletin. Vol 154 , pages 72-76. http://www.mcgill.ca/provost/files/provost/doc_alf_20160420_maintaining_a_research_profile_while_chairing.pdf

McMillan, L. A. & Wotanis, L. (2014). Performing Gender on YouTube: How Jenna Marbles Negotiates a Hostile Online Environment. Feminist Media Studies. Vol 14 (Issue 6) , pages 912-28. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14680777.2014.882373?journalCode=rfms20

McMillan, L. A. & Pavlick, K. (2013). Higher Order Thinking and Civic Engagement: The Interdisciplinary Nature of Journalism. Radical Pedagogy. Vol 10 (Issue 1) http://www.radicalpedagogy.org/radicalpedagogy/Higher_Order_Thinking_and_Civic_Engagement__The_Interdisciplinary_Nature_of_Journalism.html

RESEARCH INTEREST


1) feminist writing & rhetoric, especially rhetoric associated with the word "slut" 2) composition pedagogy, especially writing-about-writing approaches

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Association of University Professors 2014
  • Association of Writers and Writing Programs 2014
  • Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric & Composition [Task force on digital media (2014-16)] 2011
  • Council of Writing Program Administrators [Affiliates Committee (2011-14); Liaison Committee (2010) ] 2005
  • National Council of Teachers of English 2004
  • Modern Language Association 2002
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