Joleen Hanson

Advisor, University of Wisconsin – Stout
Assistant Professor of Professional Communication and Emerging Media, University of Wisconsin – Stout
English and Philosophy Department
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: 208 Callahan Hall
Phone: 715-232-1479
Email: hansonjo@uwstout.edu

Education

    • Ph D English/Composition Studies
      University of New Hampshire
      NH, United States, 2009
    • MA Language and Linguistics
      University of New Hampshire
      NH, United States, 2004
    • MS Environmental Health
      University of Minnesota
      Minneapolis, MN, United States, 1990
    • BS Physical Science
      University of Minnesota
      Minneapolis, MN, United States, 1983
    • BA Chemistry
      Carleton College
      1979

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin – Stout, for undergraduate majors
        Advisor
        2010 -
      • University of Wisconsin – Stout, Department of English and Philosophy
        Assistant Professor of Professional Communication and Emerging Media
        2009 -
      • University of Wisconsin – Stout
        Chaired master thesis committee
        2011 - 2012
      • University of Wisconsin – Stout, to an McNair Scholar
        Mentor
        2010 - 2011
      • University of New Hampshire, Robert J. Connors Writing Center
        Writing Center Staff and Science Specialist Mentor
        2007 - 2009
      • University of New Hampshire, Department of English
        Technical Writing Program Assistant
        2007 - 2008
      • University of New Hampshire, Department of English
        Instructor of Record/Teaching Assistant
        2003 - 2008
      • University of New Hampshire, University Writing Committee
        Research Assistant
        2006
      • University of New Hampshire, ESL Institute
        Instructor
        2005 - 2006
      • University of New Hampshire, Zoology Department
        Writing Fellow
        2005 - 2006
      • Rockingham Community Action, Adult Education and ESL Programs
        Instructor
        2001 - 2003
      • University of Minnesota, Department of Environmental Health and Safety
        Environmental Health Specialist
        1989 - 1991
      • University of Minnesota, Department of Environmental Health and Safety
        Environmental Health Specialist
        1985 - 1987

    Industry

      • Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
        Industrial Hygienist
        1997 - 1998
      • Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
        Industrial Hygienist
        1991 - 1995
      • Robert S. Banks Associates
        Project Manager
        1988 - 1990
      • University of Iowa Hygienic Laboratory
        Chemist
        1985

Intellectual Contributions

    Book, Chapter

    • Canagarajah, S., & Hanson, J. (2013). Moving out of the monolingual comfort zone and into the multilingual world: An exercise for the writing classroom. Literacy as Translingual Practice: Between Communities and Classrooms , 207-214, London: Routledge.

    Book Review

    • Hanson, J. (2010). Lerner, Neal. The Idea of a Writing Laboratory. , 21, Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.

    Journal Article

    • Hanson, J., Cimasko, T., Mallett, K., & Simpson, S. (2006). Practicing Theory in Second Language Writing. SLW News, 1(2).
    • Hanson, J., Dean, C., Alexander, J., Siegel, F., & Hochman, W. (2006). M22 The Centrality of Orality: The Conference Paper as a Site of Mediation for Scholarship, Teaching, and Public Performance. Across the Disciplines, 3.

Presentations

    Uncategorized

    • Hanson, J. (April 5, 2013). Research Essay Requirement: 5 Scholarly Sources, 3 Popular Sources, and 1 Source in a Language Other Than English. Minnesota Writing and English Conference, Minneapolis, MN, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (March 16, 2013). A New Reason for Teaching Linguistics: Equipping Students to Optimize English Texts for Translation and Comprehension in a Globalizing World. American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Dallas, TX, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (March 15, 2013). Composition as an Expansive Site of Cross-Disciplinary Literacy Research. 2013 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), Las Vegas, NV, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (March 1, 2013). Technology Tips Roundtable. First-Year Composition Professional Development Workshop, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (September 28, 2012). Exploring Translation Technology Innovation in an Arabic-English Online “Gathering Place”. The annual conference of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication, Houghton, MI, United States.
    • Hanson, J., & Petrun, A. (March 27, 2012). Written Self-Introductions by Senior Citizens and College Students: Gender and Generational Differences in Explicit Identity Construction. American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Boston, MA, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (March 22, 2012). Undergraduate Research in a First-Year Writing Course. 2012 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), St. Louis, MO, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (September 18, 2011). Tips and Strategies for Working with ESL Writers. Writing Center Tutor Training Workshop, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (July, 2011). Moving out of the Monolingual Comfort Zone into the Multilingual World. 22nd Penn State Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, State College, PA, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (April 6, 2011). Knowing More Than They Can Tell: An Assessment of Genre Awareness Among Students in Writing Intensive Zoology and Civil Engineering Courses. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, GA, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (October 29, 2010). Corpus-Based Linguistics Can Support Undergraduate Writers. The UW-System Conference on the Teaching of English, Menasha, WI, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (March 24, 2010). Student Awareness of Ideology in Disciplinary Writing. American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Atlanta, GA, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (September 8, 2009). Tips and Strategies for Working with ESL Writers. Writing Center Tutor Training Workshop, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (September 8, 2009). Tips and Strategies for Working with ESL Writers. Writing Center Tutor Training Workshop, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (March 24, 2009). Assessing Student Genre Awareness: A Tool For Writing Pedagogy Research. American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Denver, CO, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (March 13, 2009). The Undertow of Genre in Disciplinary Writing. Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (May, 2008). Preparing the Writing Center to Cross Disciplinary Borders: What’s Different About Writing in Science and Engineering Courses?. 9th Biennial International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Austin, TX, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (April, 2008). Developing Rhetorical Awareness Across the Disciplines: An Empirical Study of Undergraduate Writers in Zoology and Civil Engineering. Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, LA, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (April, 2008). Alternative Approaches to Training Writing Center Staff: How Science Specialists Can Enhance the Work of Writing Centers. Northeast Writing Centers Association Conference, Burlington, VT, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (February, 2008). ‘It’s A Whole Different Mindset’: Perceptions of Disciplinary Writing Among Upper Level Zoology and Civil Engineering Majors. Writing Research Across Borders Conference, Santa Barbara, CA, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (July, 2007). Acquiring Multiliteracies Through ‘Non-Educational Use’ of Computers: The Construction of Personal Profiles on ‘Myspace.com’. 20th Penn State Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, State College, PA, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (March, 2007). Student and Faculty Perspectives on Writing-in-the-Major Courses in Zoology and Civil Engineering. 20th Annual Research Network Forum at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY, United States.
    • Hanson, J., & Simpson, S. (2006). . Second Language Writing Workshop at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (June 17, 2006). Acquiring Literacy Skills Through ‘Non-Educational Use’ of Computers. Joint Conference of AAAL and ACLA/CAAL, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
    • Hanson, J. (May, 2006). Why Feed One Course When You Can Teach Department to Fish?. 8th Biennial International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Clemson, SC, United States.
    • Hanson, J., & Simpson, S. (March 22, 2006). Composition, the Internet & Multilingual Writers. in “Workshop AW. Working toward Inclusive Pedagogy: Special Issues and Topics in Second Language Writing,”. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (November, 2005). Internet Inroads for ELLs in the Writing Classroom. National Council of Teachers of English, Pittsburgh, PA, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (July, 2005). Private Diaries and Learner Autonomy in the Writing Classroom. 14th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, Madison, WI, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (July, 2005). World MD: The Role of English in Medical Education. International Association for World Englishes Conference, West Lafayette, IN, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (November, 2004). The Private Diary: A Preferable Alternative to the Dialogue Journal. Northern New England Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Manchester, NH, United States.
    • Hanson, J. (September, 2004). The Use of Private Writing in the Adult ESL Classroom. Graduate Student Conference on Second Language Writing, West Lafayette, IN, United States.

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research

    Grant

    • Hanson, J. Conference Travel. Sponsored by Department of English and Philosophy, $1750 (Funded).
    • Hanson, J. Department Funding. Sponsored by Department of English and Philosophy (Funded).
    • Hanson, J. “Just-In-Time” group grant. $1000 (Funded).
    • Hanson, J. Conference Travel. Sponsored by Dean's Office, $860 (Funded).
    • Hanson, J. Professional Development Grant. $1800 (Funded).
    • Hanson, J. Emerging Technology Grant. $80 (Funded).

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Fellowship

    • Wisconsin Teaching Fellow, (2013)

Service

    University

      UW Stout

      • Committee Member, Advanced Writing Committee (2011 - Present)
      • Committee Member, Student Research Grant Committee (2010 - Present)
      • Committee Member, CORE (Creative Original Research Experiences) Group (2009 - Present)
      • Committee Member, Freshman English Committee (2009 - Present)
      • Committee Member, Technical Communication/PCEM Program Committee (2009 - Present)
      • Committee Member, Admissions and Credit Appeals Committee (2010 - 2012)
      • Proposal Reviewer, National Conference on Undergraduate Research (2010 - 2011)
      • Committee Member, Student Disciplinary Hearing Committee (2010 - 2011)
      • Reviewer, UW System’s Sixth Annual Liberal Arts Essay Scholarship Contest (2010 - 2011)
      • Committee Member, First-Year English Improvement Team (2009 - 2011)

    Professional

    • Officer, Treasurer, Northeast Writing Center Association (NEWCA) Steering Committee (2008 - 2009)
    • Proposal Reviewer, Symposium on Second Language Writing (2007)
    • Associate Chair, Symposium on Second Language Writing (June 9,2006 - June 10, 2006)
    • Workshop Co-Organizer, National Council of Teachers of English (2005)