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ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
Full-Time Tenure-Track Appointments
Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, Hazleton, PA, 2011-present

Other Positions
Adjunct Faculty, Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ, 2006-2011
Graduate Associate, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 2006-2011

EDUCATION
Ph.D. in English with a concentration in Rhetoric, Composition, and Linguistics,
Arizona State University, AZ (May 2011)
Dissertation: “Humanitarian Aid is Never a Crime.” A Study of One Local Public’s Attempt to Negotiate Rhetorical Agency with the State
Committee: Maureen Daly Goggin, Chair; Elenore Long; Keith Miller

Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL),
School for International Training, VT (August 2005)

M.A. in Writing with a concentration in Writing Theory and Pedagogy,
DePaul University, IL (June 2005)

B.A. in Theology with minors in Journalism and Religion, Culture and Society,
Loyola University Chicago, IL (May 2002), Magna Cum Laude

GRADUATE COURSES IN RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION
Arizona State University
American Feminist Rhetorics, Ancient Rhetorics, Postmodern Rhetorical Theories, Environmental Rhetorics, Burkean Theory, Writing Program Administration, Teaching Assistant/Associate Seminar, Methods Teachings ESL, Second Language Acquisition

DePaul University
Modern Rhetoric, Renaissance Rhetoric, Composition Theory, Teaching Writing, Second Language Writing, Writing Center Theory and Pedagogy
in Writing Theory and Pedagogy,

PUBLICATIONS
Journal Articles
Matsuda, Paul Kei, Tanita Saenkhum, and Steven Accardi. “Writing Teachers’ Perceptions of the Presence and Needs of Second Language Writers: An Institutional Case Study.” Journal of Second Language Writing 22.1 (2013): 68-86.
Accardi, Steven and Bethany Davila. “Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen: A Multifield Approach for Today’s Composition Students.” Teaching English in the Two-Year College 35.1 (2007): 54-61.
Accardi, Steven. “Discursive Disclosure: Changing Tutoring Sessions to Curb Cultural Assimilation.” The Writing Lab Newsletter 30.4 (2005): 5-8.

Book Chapters
Accardi, Steven. “Agency.” Keywords in Writing Studies. Eds. Paul Heilker and Peter Vandenberg. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann-Boynton/Cook, 2013.

In Press
Accardi, Steven. “The Pitfalls of (Over)Professionalizing in Graduate School.” What We Wish We’d Known: Negotiating Graduate School. Eds. Ryan Skinnell, Judy Holiday, and Christine Vassett. Southlake, TX: Fountainhead P., 2014.

Articles Under Review
Accardi, Steven. “English 15: Rhetoric and Composition as Community Engagement.” Manuscript under review with Composition Studies.

In-House Publications
Accardi, Steven. “An Interview with Shirley Rose.” Writing Notes 7.2 (2009): 1+.
Accardi, Steven. “Meet the New TAs.” Writing Notes 7.1 (2008): 1+.
Accardi, Steven and Judy Holiday. “English Department Well Represented by Fulbright Scholars.” Accents on English 10.2 (2007): 5.
Accardi, Steven. “Review of ‘Relations, Locations, Positions: Composition Theory for Writing Teachers.’” Writing Notes 5.2 (2007): 4.
Coughlin, Elizabeth, Drew Holzfeind, and Steven Accardi. DePaul University Writing Centers Handbook for Tutor Consultants 2005-2006. Chicago, IL: DePaul University, 2005.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
Workshop. “Going Outside: Internships, Fieldtrips, and Experiential Learning.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Tampa, FL. March 17, 2015.
Paper. “Locating the Place and Function of Agency after the Postmodern Critique.” Rhetoric Society of America Conference. San Antonio, TX. May 22, 2014.
Workshop. “Places of Invention: Topoi, Media, Locales.” Rhetoric Society of America Summer Institute. Lawrence, KS. June 7-9, 2013.
Paper. “Investigating Rhetorical Agency in the Everyday.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Las Vegas, NV. March 16, 2013.
Research Network Forum. “Circulating Counterhegemonic Ideographs Within the Immigration Debate: Rhetorical Agency and Postmodernity.” Rhetoric Society of America Conference. Philadelphia, PA, May 23, 2012.
Paper. “Circulating Counterhegemonic Ideographs Within the Immigration Debate: Rhetorical Agency and Postmodernity.” Rhetoric Society of America Conference. Philadelphia, PA. May 22, 2012.
Paper. “Exploring Rhetorical Agency in Postmodernity: How One Humanitarian Group on the US/Mexico Border Disrupts the Discourse of the State.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. St. Louis, MO. March 24, 2012.
Paper. “Tracing the Rhetorical Marker ‘Illegal’ and Its Role in the Deaths of Thousands of ‘Illegal’ Immigrants.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Atlanta, GA. April 7, 2011.
Paper. “Reordering the Disorder: The Rhetorical Agency Debate through the Rhetorical Situation.” Rhetoric Society of America Conference. Minneapolis, MN. May 30, 2010.
Panel. “From Awareness to Action: Making a Writing Program ESL Friendly.” (with Paul Kei Matsuda and Tanita Saenkhum) Conference on College Composition and Communication. Louisville, KY. March 18, 2010.
Paper. “Second Language Writers in the Mainstream College Composition Classroom: A Survey of Teachers’ Perceptions and Attitudes.” (with Paul Kei Matsuda and Tanita Saenkhum) American Association for Applied Linguistics. Atlanta, GA. March 7, 2010.
Paper. “Improving Placement Practices for Diverse Multilingual Writers: An Institutional Case Study.” (with Paul Kei Matsuda and Tanita Saenkhum) Symposium on Second Language Writing. Tempe, AZ. November 6, 2009.
Paper. “Where are the Multilingual Students? A Survey of Placement Practices.” (with Paul Kei Matsuda and Tanita Saenkhum) Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference. Minneapolis, MN. July 19, 2009.
Paper. “Social Movements, Social Action: Constructing a Methodology to Understand Postmodern Rhetorical Agency.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. San Francisco, CA. March 13, 2009.
Panel. “The Responsibilities of RSA Graduate Student Chapters.” (with Judy Holiday, Dawn Penich-Thacker, Cynthia Simmons, and Christine Vassett) Rhetoric Society of America Conference. Seattle, WA. May 25, 2008.
Paper. “Pursuing Theories of Rhetorical Agency.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. New Orleans, LA. April 4, 2008.
Paper. “Kairos and Sustainability: How the Global Warming Movement Can Transform the Doxa While Sustaining its Kairotic Position.” Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference. Tempe, AZ. October 27, 2007.
Paper. “Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen: Creating a Multiliteracy Approach for Today’s Multicultural Writing Course.” (with Bethany Davila) Conference on College Composition and Communication. Chicago, IL. March 23, 2006.
Research Network Forum. “Play, Writing: How Stanislavski’s Method for Actors Can Inform Composition Theory.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Chicago, IL. March 21, 2006.
Paper. “Discursive Disclosure: Changing Tutoring Sessions to Curb Cultural Assimilation.” International Writing Centers Association and the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing. Minneapolis, MN. October 22, 2005.
Research Network Forum. “Multicultural Assimilation: The Consequence of Direct and Indirect Tutoring in Writing Centers.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. San Francisco, CA. March 16, 2005.

INVITED LECTURE
“Using Discourse Analysis in ENGL 202C: Students Learning About and Writing Within Their Academic Field.” Plenary. University College English Faculty Spring Symposium on Pedagogy. State College, PA. April 4, 2013.
“Immigration on Trial.” Faculty Lecture Series. The Pennsylvania State University, Hazleton, PA. March 12, 2013.
“SB 1070, ‘Illegal’ Immigration, and the Rhetoric of ‘Illegal’.” Faculty Lecture Series. The Pennsylvania State University, Hazleton, PA. April 4, 2012.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
The Pennsylvania State University, Hazleton, 2011-present
Rhetorical Traditions
Rhetorical Approaches to Discourse
Technical Writing (face-to-face and online)
Introduction to Writing Studies
The Process of Writing
Creative Writing
Honors Freshman English
First-Year Composition

Pima Community College, Tucson, 2006-2011
First-Year Composition (face-to-face and online)

Arizona State University, Tempe, 2006-2011
Persuasive Writing (face-to-face, online, and hybrid)
Professional Writing (online)
Strategies of Academic Writing (online)
Learning Community on Sustainability (hybrid)
First-Year Composition (face-to-face, online, and hybrid)

TUTORING EXPERIENCE
Writing Center Tutor, DePaul University, Chicago, 2004-2005

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Children’s Books Content Editor and Author, Learning A-Z, Tucson, 2006

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
Assistant Director, ASU Writing Programs, 2008-2009
President, Graduate Scholars of English Association at ASU, 2007-2008

SERVICE EXPERIENCE
Discipline
Referee, Journal of International Migration and Integration, 2013
Member, Local Committee, Conference on College Composition and Communication, 2006

University
Chair, Research Committee, PSU Hazleton, 2014-present
Facilitator, Faculty Works in Progress Writing Group, PSU Hazleton, 2013-present
Member, Instruction and Advising Committee, PSU Hazleton, 2012-present
Member, Research Committee, PSU Hazleton, 2011-present
Member, Learning Community Committee, PSU Hazleton, 2011-2012

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS
National Awards
“The Forgotten Fragment.” The Council of Writing Program Administrators Award for Graduate Writing in WPA Studies, 2009

University Awards
“Discursive Disclosure: Changing Tutoring Sessions to Curb Cultural Assimilation.” DePaul University Writing Award for Outstanding Scholarship, 2005

Fellowships
PSU Teaching Development Grant, $600, 2014-2015
PSU Academy of Teachers Grant, $1,000, 2013-2014
PSU Research Development Grant, $2,500, 2012-2013
ASU Graduate College Dissertation Completion Fellowship, $9,500, 2011
ASU English Department Katherine Turner Dissertation Fellowship, $6,400, 2010-2011
ASU Graduate College Fellowship, $6,900, 2010-2011
ASU Graduate College Fellowship, $1,000, 2009-2010

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Rhetoric Society of America
College Composition and Communication
National Council of Teachers of English

REFERENCES
Peter Vandenberg, Professor of Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse
DePaul University
Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse
802 W. Belden Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
pvandenb@depaul.edu
(773) 325-1795

Paul Kei Matsuda, Associate Professor of English
Arizona State University
Department of English
Box 870302
Tempe, AZ 85287-0302
paul.matsuda@asu.edu
(480) 965-6356

Elenore Long, Associate Professor of English
Arizona State University
Department of English
Box 870302
Tempe, AZ 85287-0302
elenore.long@asu.edu
(480) 965-3197

Maureen Daly Goggin, Professor of English
Arizona State University
Department of English
Box 870302
Tempe, AZ 85287-0302
maureen.goggin@asu.edu
(480) 965-1804

Keith Miller, Professor of English
Arizona State University
Department of English
Box 870302
Tempe, AZ 85287-0302
keith.miller@asu.edu
(480) 965-7893