» Dr. Jeanne Gunner
Professor, Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department of English
Dr. Jeanne Gunner
Office Location:
Memorial Hall 212L
Office Hours:
Bby appointment only
Phone:
(714) 744-7627
Email:
Education
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Bachelor of Arts
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Ph.D.
Biography

 

Jeanne Gunner joined the Chapman community in 2003. As Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education, she works with University-wide academic programs and initiatives, including General Education, Freshman Foundations (FFC), the University Honors Program, Academic Advising, Undergraduate Research, Academic Technology, and the Tutoring, Learning and Testing Center. She completed her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at Rutgers University and has been a faculty member at UCLA and Santa Clara University. A past editor of the NCTE journal College English, her publications focus on writing and ideology; The Writing Program Interrupted: Making Space for Critical Discourse is a recent example. At Chapman she teaches FFC and writing classes.

Forthcoming Publications:

  • "Commodification, Portability, and Disciplinary Purification in Administrative Discourses: Globalizing Capabilities in Rhetoric and Composition" (forthcoming in jac: a journal of theory)
  • "Scholarly Positions in Writing Program Administration" in Exploring Composition Studies: Sites, Issues, and Perspectives (forthcoming from Utah State University Press)

Recent Publications:

Interrupting the Writing Program

Interrupting the Writing Program: Making Space for Critical Discourse (Portsmouth: Heinemann Boynton-Cook, 2009)

Grounds for Writers

Grounds for Writers: Critical Perspectives in Reading (co-authored with Doug Sweet; New York: Longman, 2007)

"Checking the Source(book): Supplemental Voices in the Administrative Genre" in Performing Feminism and Administration in Rhetoric and Composition Studies (Cresskill, NJ: Hampton, 2010)

"Portraits of a Field" (co-authored with Chris Anson and Thomas P. Miller) in The Promise and Perils of Writing Program Administration

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
“Scholarly Positions in Writing Program Administration.” Exploring Composition Studies: Sites, Issues, and Perspectives. Ed. Kelly Ritter. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press
“Checking the Source(book): Supplemental Voices in the Administrative Genre.” Performing Feminism and Administration in Rhetoric and Composition Studies. Ed. Krista Ratcliffe and Rebecca J. Rickly. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton
The Writing Program Interrupted: Making Space for Critical Discourse. Co-editor with Donna Strickland. Portsmouth: Heinemann Boynton-Cook
“Models of Global Citizenship: Students and Media as/in Academic Orientation.” (Co-author). Civic Engagement in the First Year of College. Ed. Martha J. LaBarr. New York and Columbia, SC: The New York Times and The National Resource Center
“Portraits of a Field.” (Co-authored with Chris Anson and Thomas P. Miller) The Promise and Perils of Writing Program Administration. Lauer Series on Rhetoric and Composition. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press
Grounds for Writers: Critical Perspectives in Reading (co-author with Doug Sweet). New York: Longman
The Boxing Effect (An Anti-Essay).” What Is College Writing? Ed. Patrick Sullivan and Howard Tinberg. Urbana, IL: NCTE