James Cochran, Interim Coordinator of the Writing Center
Writing Center, Clark Hall
Areas of expertise:
writing center studies; first-year writing, digital composition, twentieth-century and contemporary American literature, ecocriticism
Ph.D., Baylor University
Recent courses taught:
Distinctions (awards, fellowships, and grants):
Teaching Fellow, Digital Projects Group, Baylor University (2016; 2018)
Travel Grant Recipient, Deep South in the Global South Conference, University of Louisiana at Lafayette (2018)
Digital Scholar, Baylor Libraries, Baylor University (2016)
Conyers Scholar, Institute for Faith and Learning, Baylor University (2016)
Hunger Fellow, Campus Kitchen and Community Garden, Baylor University (2016)
“A Pedagogy of Long-form Podcasts: Teaching ‘Slow Listening’ and Composition through Podcasts.” Digital English, edited by Naomi Milthorpe, Robert Clarke, Joanne Jones, and Robbie Moore. 2018, n.p.
“ ‘But Yehoshuah knew the numbers’: Reading Joshua Cohen’s Book of Numbers as Biblical Adaptation.” “New Voices in Jewish-American Literature,” edited by Dan O’Brien and Mike Witcombe. Open Library of Humanities, 2017, n.p.
“Gerard Manley Hopkins’s Incarnational Ecology: Negotiating Mystery and Intimacy in Gerard Manley Hopkins’s ‘Binsey Poplars.’ ” Religion and the Arts, vol. 21, no. 3, 2017, pp. 335-51.
“ ‘Making the Land Shiver:’ Ana Castillo’s Ecological Politics in The Guardians.” JOSTES: Journal of South Texas English Studies, vol. 6, no. 2, 2016, pp. 67-77.
“ ‘Angels in Machines’: The Proto-Posthuman in Alexander Pope’s The Rape of the Lock.” Word and Text: A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics, vol. 6, no. 1-2, 2016, pp. 48-59.
“Constructing Chicano Identity: Resistance, Celebration, and Hybridity in Sergio Troncoso’s From This Wicked Patch of Dust.” Label Me Latina/o, vol. 5, no. 1, 2015, pp. 1-9.
International Writing Centers Association
Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers