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California State University
Alexandra Cavallaro
Title:Assistant Professor
College:College of Arts and Letters
Department:English
Email:cavallaro@csusb.edu
Phone:(909) 537-3831
Office:301.20
Courses:Undergraduate: First-Year Writing (ENG 107, 105 + 106) Writing in the Public Sphere (ENG 240) Writing Center Studies (ENG 330) Graduate: Computers and Composition (ENG 658) Writing Center Studies (ENG 630) The Western Rhetorical Tradition II (ENG 634) (Alternative) Sites of Praxis: Writing Pedagogy and Rhetorical Education in an Age of Mass Incarceration (ENG 657)
Education:Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign B.A., Kutztown University
Research Interests:Literacy Studies; Rhetorical Education; Queer and Feminist Theory; Multimodal Composition; Critical Prison Studies; Prison Education Selected Publications: Cavallaro, Alexandra J. and Melissa K. Forbes. “Inside Voices: Collaborative and Multimodal Writing in a Prison Environment.” Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Art of Persuasion 16 (2016). http://www.harlotofthearts.org/index.php/harlot/article/view/323/188 Cavallaro, Alexandra J. “Fighting Biblical ‘Textual Harassment’: Queer Rhetorical Pedagogies in the Extracurriculum.” enculturation: a journal of rhetoric, writing, and culture 18 (Spring 2015). Cavallaro, Alexandra J. and Patrick W. Berry, with Elaine Vázquez, Carlos R. DeJesús, and Naomi García. “Sustaining Narratives of Hope: Literacy, Multimodality, and the Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School.” English Education 46.4 (July 2014): 279-299. Cavallaro, Alexandra J. and Patrick W. Berry, with Elaine Vázquez, Carlos R. DeJesús, and Naomi García. “(Re)voicing Teaching, Learning, and Possibility in Paseo Boricua.” Youth Community Inquiry: New Media for Community and Personal Growth. Eds. Bertram C. Bruce, Ann Peterson Bishop, and Nama R. Budhatoki. New York: Peter Lang Press, 2014.
Specialization:Composition/Rhetoric