Department of English

Jeremy Tirrell

Associate ProfessorJeremy Tirrell
Morton Hall 161


Ph.D., Purdue University
M.A., University of Texas at San Antonio
B.A., University of Oklahoma

Academic Interests

Dr. Tirrell's primary research area is the intersection of technology, rhetoric, and writing. His other academic interests include professional writing, new media, complexity theory, posthumanism, new materialism, data visualization, and video game studies.

Courses Taught

ENG 204: Introduction to Professional Writing
ENG 290: Themes in Literature
ENG 314: Writing and Technology
ENG 316: Analyzing Style
ENG 318: Writing and Activism
ENG 319: Document Design
ENG 388: Rhetorical Theory before 1900
ENG 389: Rhetorical Theory since 1900
ENG 496: Senior Seminar
ENG 503: Theory and Practice of Teaching Composition
ENG 552: Rhetoric and Culture
ENG 553: Topics in Rhetoric and Literacy
ENG 598: Internship in Applied English Studies

Recent Publications

  • with Anirban Ray and Colleen Reilly. “Crossing Boundaries and Redefining Roles: Humanists as Academic Entrepreneurs." American Journal of Entrepreneurship 9.2 (2016): 40-61. Print.
  • with Anirban Ray and Colleen Reilly. "A Study of a Federally Funded Project between Higher-Ed Institutions in the U.S. and Pakistan: An Intercultural Academic Project Management." The International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development 7.2 (2015): 27-44. Print.
  • "Latourian Memoria." Thinking with Bruno Latour in Rhetoric and Composition. Eds. Paul Lynch and Nathaniel Rivers. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2015. 165-81. Print.
  • with Ryan Weber. "Meeting Community Needs through Service-Learning in the Online Classroom." Adding to the Conversation on Service-Learning in Composition: Taking a Closer Look. Ed. Susan Garza. Southlake, TX: Fountainhead Press, 2013. 145-61. Print.
  • "The Bloodsucking Brady Bunch: The Lost Boys and the Single-Parent Family." Supernatural Studies 1.1 (2013): 7-16. Print.
  • "A Geographical History of Online Rhetoric and Composition Journals." Kairos 16.3 (2012): n. pag. Web.
  • with Nathaniel Rivers. "Productive Strife: Andy Clark's Cognitive Science and Rhetorical Agonism." Janus Head 12.1 (2011): 39-59. Print.
  • "Bleeding Through, or We Are Living in a Digital World and I Am an Analog Girl." The Scary Screen. Ed. Kristen Lacefield. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Press, 2010. 141-58. Print.