Michelle Sidler received her PhD in English from Purdue University with a specialization in rhetoric and composition. She teaches English Composition as well as graduate and undergraduate courses in technology and literacy.
Her primary areas of research interest are computer-mediated composition instruction, technology studies, and rhetorical theory. Her current research explores the cultural and rhetorical implications of the Human Genome Project. She has published in Computers and Composition, Composition Forum, and JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory.
"Web Research and Genres in Online Databases: When the Glossy Page Disappears." Computers and Composition 19 (2002): 57-70.
"Rhetorical Economy and Public Participation: The Challenges of Webbed Technologies in Composition."Composition Forum (2001): 1-18.
"Writing in a Post-Berlinian Landscape: Cultural Composition in the Classroom." With Richard Morris. JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory (1998): 275-91.
"Living in McJobdom: Third Wave Feminism and the New Economic Inequity." Third Wave Agenda. Eds. Jennifer Drake and Leslie Heywood. Minneapolis: U Minnesota P (1998): 25-39.
"Hyped-Up for Friends: Cultural Studies and Internet Research." Kairos: A Journal for Teachers of Writing in Webbed Environments (1996) http://english.ttu.edu/kairos/1.3/features/sidler/bridge.html.
Last updated April 12, 2005