PWR People

Christine Alfano

Advanced Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Digital Rhetoric, Rhetoric of Gaming, Visual Rhetoric, Gender and Technology, Writing Program Administration

Office Hours: Wednesdays 12:30pm-1:30pm (via Zoom) Thursdays 3:30pm-4:30pm (via Zoom)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 310


(650) 736-1422
alfano@stanford.edu

Mutallip Anwar

Lecturer

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 8:30am-9:30am (in-person) Tuesdays 10:30am-11:30am (via Zoom)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 320A PHONE: (650) 723-4606



manwar@stanford.edu

Adam Banks

Professor of Education

 

OFFICE: Sweet 314 PHONE: (650) 725-8107

ajbanks@stanford.edu

Angela Becerra Vidergar

Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Radio and Multimedia Storytelling; Humanities Communication; 20th-21st c. Literature and Culture of the Americas; Disaster Fiction and Survivalism; Imaginations of the Future; Graphic Narratives; Theorizations of the Collective Imaginary; 19th and 20th-century Philosophy; Speculative Fiction and the Impact of Science and Technology on Society

Office Hours: Mondays 1-2 (via Zoom) Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:45-2:45 (in-person)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 316 PHONE: (650) 723-3750 



becerra@stanford.edu

Shaleen Brawn

PWR Advanced Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Rhetoric of Science and Technology, Science Communication, Publishing as Process and Institution

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 4:00pm-5:30pm (via Zoom)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 324 PHONE: (650) 723-5524



brawn@stanford.edu

Tessa Rose Brown

Lecturer

Office Hours: Currently on leave.

 

OFFICE: Sweet 325 PHONE: (650) 723-2947



tessabrown@stanford.edu

Nissa Ren Cannon

Lecturer

Office Hours: Thursdays 10am-1pm (via Zoom) and by appointment.

Tara Diener

Lecturer

 

OFFICE: Sweet 325 Phone: (650) 723-2947



tddiener@stanford.edu

Marvin Diogenes

Associate VP, Director of PWR, Stanford Introductory Studies
Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate EducationDirector, Stanford Introductory Studies for the Program in Writing and RhetoricDirector, Writing in the Major

 

OFFICE: Sweet 311


(650) 723-4642
marvind@stanford.edu

Kevin DiPirro

PWR Advanced Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Rhetoric of Performance; Multimodal Presentation; Devised Theatre; Art and Technology

Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 11:30am-1:00pm (in-person)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 327


(650) 723-4631
kdipirro@stanford.edu

Erik Ellis

PWR Advanced Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Multimodal Composition, Visual Rhetoric, The Essay, Style, Picture Books

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 2:00pm-3:30pm (via Zoom)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 328


(650) 725-1218
ellise@stanford.edu

Norah Fahim

PWR Advanced Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Digital Rhetoric, Narrative Inquiry, Writing Program Administration, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, and Second Language Writing

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 11:00am-12:00pm (via Zoom)

 

OFFICE: Hume 207 PHONE: (650) 723-4606


(650) 736-2954
nfahim@stanford.edu

Lindsey Felt

Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: 20th and 21st Century American Literature, Disability Studies, Media Culture, Science and Technology Studies, Graphic Narrative, Digital Humanities, Posthumanism.

Office Hours: Mondays 9:00am-10:30am (via Zoom) Wednesdays 2:00pm-3:30pm (via Zoom)

Megan Formato

Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: History of Science and Technology; Rhetoric of Science; Literature and Science; Science and Technology Studies; Scientific Writing Practices; Women and Science; Revision Practices

 

OFFICE: Sweet 328


(650) 725-1218
mformato@stanford.edu

Thomas Freeland

Advanced Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Theatre (Shakespeare, German Theatre, Shakespeare in German); Critical Theory, Literature in Translation, German Literature, History of the American West, European History, Political Science

 

OFFICE: Sweet 318


(650) 736-2337
thomas@stanford.edu

Mark Gardiner

Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Social and Cultural Anthropology, African Studies, Environmental Justice, Race, Critical Science and Technology Studies, Politics, Institutions, International Development

Office Hours: Tuesdays 3:30pm-5:00pm (in-person) Wednesdays 11:45am-1:00pm (in-person)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 322C



mark.gardiner@stanford.edu

Wendy Goldberg

Advanced Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Rhetoric of Performance (with special reference to musical theater); Writing Center Studies; American Literature

 


(650) 723-8244
wendyfay@stanford.edu

Alexander Greenhough

Lecturer

Specialization: Film Theory; Film History; Postwar European and American Cinema; Contemporary New Zealand Cinema

Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00am-12:00pm (via Zoom)

Arturo Heredia

Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Ethnic Studies, Narrative and Rhetorical Theory, Cultural Studies, Classical Rhetoric, and American Literature,

Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30am-9:30am (in-person) Fridays 10:00am-11:00am (via Zoom)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 317 Phone: (650) 723-4621



aheredia@stanford.edu

Shannon Hervey

Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Cold War Literature and Culture, Popular American Literature and Culture, Young Adult Literature, Posthumanism, the Digital Humanities, Writing Pedagogy, and Multimodal Composition

Office Hours: Mondays 1:30pm-3:00pm (in-person) Fridays 10:00am-11:30am (via Zoom)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 319 PHONE: (650) 721-6775



shervey@stanford.edu

Brittany S. Hull

Lecturer

Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30pm-4:00pm (via Zoom)

Donna Hunter

Advanced Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Scholar Activism/Engaged Scholarship; Empathy and Social Justice; The Rhetoric of Criminality; Identity; Racial and Social Justice Movements .

Office Hours: Currently on leave.

 

OFFICE: Sweet 322 PHONE: (650) 725-1215



Harriett Virginia-Ann Jernigan

Lecturer

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 4:30pm-5:30pm (in-person) Tuesdays 12:00pm-1:00pm (via Zoom)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 320C



harriett@leland.stanford.edu

Jennifer Johnson

Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Intersections of Language, Identity and Culture, Sociocultural Studies in Education, Second Language Acquisition Theory and Bilingualism, Multimodal Communication and Theories of Embodiment, Deaf Studies

Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:30am-12:30pm (in-person)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 321 PHONE: (650) 725-8919



jennj@stanford.edu

Christopher Kamrath

Advanced Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Citizenship and Political Dissent, Media History, Cultural Memory, the Role of Cultural Identity and Self-Fashioning in Rhetoric

Office Hours: Mondays 12:30pm-2:30pm (in-person)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 317


(650) 723-4621
kamrath@stanford.edu

Hayden Kantor

Lecturer

Food and agriculture; ethnographic writing; rhetorics of capitalism; ethics of care; culture and history of India and South Asia

Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30pm-2:00pm (via Zoom)

Valerie Kinsey

Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Writing and Critical Thinking Instruction; Institutional Rhetorics; Rhetorics of Race and Gender; Creative Writing; Philosophy and Rhetoric; Historiography; American History and Literature

Office Hours: Tuesdays 9:00am-11:00am (via Zoom) Mondays 10:00am-11:00am (in-person) and by appointment

 

OFFICE: Sweet 329



valeriekinsey@stanford.edu

Raechel Lee

Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: 20 - 21st century Latin American Literatures and Cultures; Creative Writing; Translation; Poetry

Office Hours: Thursdays 1:00pm-4:00pm (via Zoom)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 321C



Helen Lie

Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Communication Pedagogy; Visual Communication; Presentation Skills

 

OFFICE: Sweet 320D


(650) 723-1792
hlie@stanford.edu

Sangeeta Mediratta

PWR Lecturer

Office Hours: Wednesdays 1:00pm-2:00pm (via Zoom) Thursdays 10:30am-11:30am (in-person)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 321B



Kevin C. Moore

Lecturer

Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:00pm-4:00pm (in-person/may be held at Coupa) Thursdays 8:00am-9:00am (in-person/may be held at Coupa)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 328B PHONE: (650) 721-6775



kcmoore@stanford.edu

Gabrielle Moyer

Advanced Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Poetics of Art History; The Relation of Ethics and Aesthetics; Analytic Philosophy; Essayism

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00am-10:00am (via Zoom) Thursdays 10:30am-11:30am (in-person)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 324



Gabrielle.Moyer@stanford.edu

Tiffany Naiman

Lecturer

Office Hours: Wednesdays 11:00am-2:00pm (via Zoom)

Eldon Pei

Lecturer

Specialisation: world cinema; documentary film; post-war visual cultures; East and Southeast Asian studies; propaganda; media, technology and society; critical theory; postcolonialism

Office Hours: Tuesdays 9:30am-11:00am (in-person) Thursdays 9:30am-11:00am (via Zoom)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 324A



John Peterson

Advanced Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Liberal Arts Education; Art Versus Commerce; Literacy Narratives; Public Schools; Social/Racial Justice; Consumer Culture; Music & Film; Technology & Learning; Public Policy

Office Hours: Mondays 1:30pm-2:30pm (via Zoom) Wednesdays 2:30pm-4:30pm (via Zoom)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 331 PHONE: (650) 723-1361


(650) 723-1361
johnpete@stanford.edu

Sarah Pittock

Advanced Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Writing Across the Curriculum; Writing In the Disciplines; Tutoring Pedagogy; Rhetoric of Children's Culture; 18th-Century Studies

Office Hours: Wednesdays 8:30am-11:30am (in-person)

 

OFFICE: Hume 207 PHONE: (650) 736-2954


(650) 723-4631
pittock@stanford.edu

Emily Polk

PWR Advanced Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Facilitation and Mobilization of Social Movements in the Digital and Public Spheres; Communication of Community-Led Responses to Climate Change; the Role and Impact of Scholar Activism; Participatory Research; Rhetoric of Sustainability and Resiliency; Rhetoric of Global and Local Development

Office Hours: Mondays 8:00am-11:00am (in-person)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 323 PHONE: (650) 721-6093



empolk@stanford.edu

Rebecca Richardson

PWR Advanced Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: The Rhetoric of Inspiration and Self-Help; Nineteenth-Century British Literature; Environmental Studies; The Medical Humanities; Expressive Writing and Self-Reflection

Office Hours: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10:00am-11:00am (via Zoom) and by appointment

 

OFFICE: Sweet 326 PHONE: (650) 721-6775



beckyr@stanford.edu

Katherine Rothschild

Lecturer

Office Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 8:20am-9:20am (in person) and Zoom by appointment

Kim Savelson

Advanced Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Design Thinking for Writing & Research; Science and Health Communication; Storytelling; Creativity Studies; Innovation Across the Disciplines

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 5:15pm-6:00pm (via Zoom) Tuesdays 3:00pm-4:00pm (via Zoom)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 322


(650) 725-1215
savelson@stanford.edu

Tesla Schaeffer

Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: 20th Century Rhetoric and Literature; Trauma Studies; Theories of Affect and Emotion; Rhetorics of the Academy; Composition Pedagogy

 

OFFICE: Sweet 323


(425) 223-6362
tschaeff@stanford.edu

Selby Wynn Schwartz

Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Gender Studies; Queer and Trans studies; Dance Studies; Performance Studies; Human Rights; Politics of Mass Incarceration; Early Cinema

Office Hours: Wednesdays 9:30am-11:00am and 2:00pm-3:30pm (via Zoom)

 



Ruth Starkman

Lecturer

Ethics, classical rhetoric, computer science, biomedical education, women, first gens, minorities in higher education and STEM fields, machine learning, logic, political philosophy.

Office Hours: Mondays 10:00am-12:00pm (in-person) Wednesdays 8:00am-10:00am (in-person)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 331



starkman@stanford.edu

Jennifer Stonaker

Advanced Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Electronic Portfolios; Science Communication; Science Storytelling

Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:50am-11:20am (in-person) and by appointment: https://go.oncehub.com/jenniferstonaker

Lisa Marie Swan

Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Composition Pedagogy; Equity; Faculty Professional Development

Office Hours: Tuesdays 10:00am-11:30am (in-person) Wednesdays 2:00pm-3:30pm (via Zoom)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 329



lswan@stanford.edu

Kathleen Tarr

PWR Advanced Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Jurisprudence; Limits of Human Intelligence; Strategic Planning in International Relations and Governments; Global Economy; and Equal Employment Opportunity in the Entertainment Industry

Office Hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays 8:00am-10:00am (via Zoom)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 319 PHONE: (650) 723-3802



ktarr@stanford.edu

Mr Jonah Willihnganz

Lecturer, Med/SPRC - Health and Human Performance The Stanford Storytelling Project Manager, Stanford Introductory Studies

 


(650) 725-1626
jonah.willihnganz@stanford.edu

Roberta Wolfson

Lecturer

20th and 21st Century Multiethnic U.S. Literatures, Comparative Ethnic Studies, Critical Mixed Race Studies, Racial and Social Justice, Ethnofuturist Speculative Fiction, Popular U.S. Culture, Risk and Security Studies

Office Hours: Mondays 10:30am-12:00pm (via Zoom) Wednesdays 1:00pm-2:30pm (via Zoom)

Cassie Wright

Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Writing Program Administration; Assessment; and Feminist Critical Discourse Analysis and Rhetorical Studies

Office Hours: Tuesdays 11:00am-12:00pm (via Zoom--unless student requests in-person) Fridays 9:00am-11:00am (via Zoom--unless student requests in-person)

 

OFFICE: Sweet 320 PHONE: (650) 723-4606


(520) 548-0872
cassiew@stanford.edu

Irena Yamboliev

Lecturer

SPECIALIZATION: Literature and Culture of 19th- and 20th-Century Britain; Aesthetics; Narrative Theory; Science and its Rhetoric; Color Theory; Digital Humanities; Writing Pedagogy; Queer Theory

Office Hours: Tuesdays 11:30am-1:00pm (via Zoom) Thursday 11:30am-1:00pm (via Zoom)