Jeaneen Canfield, PhD student in Composition and Rhetoric


Address: 407 Morrill Hall
Message: 405-744-9474

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Teacher Research
  • Critical Pedagogy
  • Visual Rhetorics
  • Cultural Rhetorics

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 1113: Composition I
  • ENGL 1213: Composition II
  • ENGL 1313(non-honors): Multimodal Composition I
  • ENGL 1413 (non-honors): Multimodal Composition II
  • ENGL 3203: Advanced Composition
  • ENGL 3323: Technical Writing
  • ENVR 5210: Genres of Environmental Writing
  • AMST 3683/ENGL 3200: Story, Resistance, and Native American Communities (Teaching Assistant to Dr. Rachel Jackson)


  • "Teach from our Feet and not our Knees: Ethics and Critical Pedagogy," In E. C. Carillo and A. S. Horning (Eds.), Teaching Critical Reading and Writing in the Era of Fake News, pp. 145-159, 2020.
  • "Centering the Writing Classroom: A Practice of the Dialectic." column in Praxis: A Writing Center Journal, 17.2, 2020
  • "The Writing Conference: A Practice in the Dialectic." South Central Writing Centers Association Newsletter, Inaugral Ed. 2013-2014 Issue. 
  • "Analytical Reading Using Toulmin Model of Argument." A Guide to the Writing and Research at Oklahoma State University and Beyond. Eds. Ron Brooks, Jessica Fokken, and Benjamin Smith. Southlake, TX: Fountainhead Press, 2015. Print.
  • Guest Editor for the OSU First-Year-Composition Newsletter Assests 1.4. October 2015. 

Honors and Awards

  • Professional Writing Scholarship - Spring 2020
  • Clinton C. Keeler Scholarship in English Studies - Spring 2020
  • Certificate of Outstanding Achievement in Writing Pedagogy - Spring 2018
  • Excellence in Teaching and/or Consulting Scholarship - Spring 2017
  • The Bedford New Scholars Advisory Board - 2016-2017
  • Honorary Graduate Commencement Marshall - December 2014
  • Audry Chapman Scholarship for Excellence in Composition Instruction - Spring 2014 

Professional Appointments or Professional Service

  • English Department Web-administrator - Spring 2021-Summer 2021
  • First-Year-Composition Web-administrator - Fall 2019-Spring 2020
  • Research Assistant for Dr. Lynn C. Lewis: Data collection for FYC's pilot of "Eli" (online peer review platform)
  • Facilitator, Dissertation/Thesis Writing Workshop program - 2017-2019
  • Textbook Reviewer, Writer/Designer, 2nd Edition, Cheryl E. Ball, Jennifer Sheppard, Kristin L. Arola (Eds.), Bedford/St.Martin's, 2017-2018
  • Chair, RSA Student Chapter @ OSU - 2016-2017
  • Vice-Chair, RSA Student Chapter @ OSU - 2015-2016
  • Scribe, RSA Student Chapter @ OSU - 2014-2015
  • Guest Editor for Assets 1.4 - October 2015

Selected Conference Presentations

  • "(Re)Imagining Cartographic Practices to Resist Inhospitality in Pedagogical Contexts." Rhetoric Society of American Conference, accepted, May 2020
  • "Complicating Commonplaces of Literacy Instruction, Research, and Teacher Identities." Conference on College Composition & Communication, accepted, March 2020
  • "Contours of Public Monuments: A Tribute to the Shadows of the D.H. Lawrence Ranch." Western States Rhetorics & LIteracy Conference (NMSU, Las Cruces, NM), October 2018
  • "Intersections: Mapping Students' Embodied Literacies." 11th Biennial Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference, The University of Dayton, October 2017
  • "Mapping in Teacher-Research: A Method for Visualizing Students' Embodied Experiences." Thomas R Watson Conference, October 2016
  • "A Transformative Call for Citizenship: The Evolving Image of Smokey Bear." Rhetoric Society of America Conference, May 2016
  • "Literacy Boundaries: Avatar as Composition." Conference on Computers and Writing, St. John Fisher College, May 2016
  • "Merging Multimodal Pedagogy with Critical Pedagogy: The Day the Instructor Disappeared." Computers and Writing Conference, May 2015. 
  • "A Splendid Symbol: The Rhetoric of Hoover Dam." Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conferences at Reno (URNV), November 2014.
  • "First-Year Composition: Bridging the Gap Between Instruction and Tutoring." Oklahoma State University Graduate Humanities Conference, March 2013.  

Why OSU?