James Romesburg


James has been teaching first-year composition, professional writing, and literature at the university level for over a decade, receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Louisville’s Rhetoric and Composition Program in August, 2011.  He completed his master’s and bachelor’s degrees in English at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina.  James’s research interests focus mainly on the role formal literacy education plays in working-class lives—particularly the literacy practices first-generation and nontraditional students bring to their college writing classrooms and how literacies that deviate from the academic/rational rhetorical paradigm are received in higher education.

contact information

Office: 329 Warner Hall
Tel: 608.342.1926
E-mail: romesburgj@uwplatt.edu