Dr. Daniel Ruefman

Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition, University of Wisconsin – Stout
English and Philosophy Department
College of Arts, Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: 203 Callahan Hall
Phone: 715-232-1497
Email: ruefmand@uwstout.edu
Personal website: ruefman.com

Education

    • Ph D Composition & Rhetoric / TESOL
      Indiana University of Pennsylvania
      Indiana, PA, United States, 2010
    • MA Literature & Composition
      Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
      Slippery Rock, PA, United States, 2008
    • BA Creative Writing
      Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
      Edinboro, PA, United States, 2006

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin – Stout, Department of English and Philosophy
        Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition
        August 2011 -
      • Westmoreland County Community College, Humanities and Social Sciences Department
        Adjunct Online English Instructor (Seasonal)
        August 2009 - August 2012
      • Georgia Southern University, Department of Writing and Linguistics
        Lecturer / Writing and Multimedia Specialist
        May 2010 - July 2011
      • Indiana University of Pennsylvania, English Department
        Graduate Assistant / MA TESOL Coordinator’s Assistant
        August 2008 - May 2009
      • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, Office of Career Services
        Career Counselor /Internship Coordinator
        August 2006 - May 2008

Intellectual Contributions

    Book

    • (2016). Applied pedagogies: strategies for online writing instruction. IN Ruefman, D., & Scheg, A. (Eds.), , Logan UT: Utah State University Press.
    • Ruefman, D. (2014). Breathe Automatic. , Georgetown, KY: Finishing Line Press.

    Literary Journal - Poetry

    • Ruefman, D. (2016). Learning Under High Bridge (Literary Journal - Poetry). Mothers Always Write.
    • Ruefman, D. (2016). There You Were (Literary Journal - Poetry). Mothers Always Write.
    • Ruefman, D. (2015). Reminiscence of the Sleep Bringer (Literary Journal - Poetry). Mothers Always Write.
    • Ruefman, D. (2014). Protesting the ideal (Literary Journal - Poetry). Gravel Magazine.
    • Ruefman, D. (2014). Beyond the butterscotch (Literary Journal - Poetry). FLARE: Flagler Review, 25(2).
    • Ruefman, D. (2014). Standoff on a Hair Trigger (Literary Journal - Poetry). 2015 Wisconsin Poets’ Calendar.
    • Ruefman, D. (2014). Stretch Marks (Literary Journal - Poetry). Red Earth Review, 2(1).
    • Ruefman, D. (2014). What are you having? (Literary Journal - Poetry). Barely South Review.
    • Ruefman, D. (2014). Aftermath of the move (Literary Journal - Poetry). Howl.
    • Ruefman, D. (2014). Recrudescence (Literary Journal - Poetry). Howl.
    • Ruefman, D. (2013). Chimera (Literary Journal - Poetry). Clapboard House, 13.
    • Ruefman, D. (2013). Contemplating Pithole (Literary Journal - Poetry). Clapboard House, 13.
    • Ruefman, D. (2013). Dysfunction (Literary Journal - Poetry). DIALOGIST, 1(1).
    • Ruefman, D. (2013). The Head I Held (Literary Journal - Poetry). Clapboard House, 13.
    • Ruefman, D. (2012). (re)collection (Literary Journal - Poetry). Burning Word, 62.
    • Ruefman, D. (2012). In Dubitum Veritas (Literary Journal - Poetry). Burning Word, 62.
    • Ruefman, D. (2012). The Nameless (Literary Journal - Poetry). Burning Word, 62.
    • Ruefman, D. (2012). A Telling Reconciliation (Literary Journal - Poetry). Flagler Review.
    • Ruefman, D. (2012). Remit and Renewal (Literary Journal - Poetry). Flagler Review.
    • Ruefman, D. (2012). Last look (Literary Journal - Poetry). Fried Chicken and Coffee.
    • Ruefman, D. (2010). Purpose (Literary Journal - Poetry). Fertile Source.
    • Ruefman, D. (2010). Virginia Napalm (Literary Journal - Poetry). Sound and Literary Arts Book, 5.
    • Ruefman, D. (2010). The missteps we all are made of… (Literary Journal - Poetry). Temenos.
    • Ruefman, D. (2009). Pulse (Literary Journal - Poetry). Tonopah Review, 8.

    Literary Journal - Fiction

    • Ruefman, D. (2015). Service (Literary Journal - Fiction). Sheepshead Review, 38(1).
    • Ruefman, D. (2015). The Coal Bucket Cradle (Literary Journal - Fiction). Torrid Literature Journal, 15.

    Journal Article

    • Ruefman, D. (2015). Bridging the gaps: multimodal theme-sets in the global composition classroom. CATESOL Journal, 27(1), 94-108.
    • Ruefman, D. (2014). Taking control: managing your online identity for the job search. Writing Commons.
    • Ruefman, D. (2012). The Eloquentia project: making writing relevant with immersive publishing experiences. The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices, 3(1).
    • Ruefman, D. (2010). Integrating multimodal theme-sets into the English-based creole-speaking classroom: bridging primary and secondary literacies at the secondary level. Sunshine State TESOL Journal, 9(1).

    Collection

    • (2010). The Crimson Quill: Distinguished Student Essays (Collection). IN Ruefman, D. (Eds), (1-2), Indiana, PA: Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
    • (2009). The Crimson Quill: Distinguished Student Essays (Collection). IN Ruefman, D. (Eds), (1-2), Indiana, PA: Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Presentations

    Paper

    • Ruefman, D. (November, 2014). Live and Online: The State of Online Writing Instruction. Great Plains Alliance for Computers and Writing, St. Cloud, MN, United States.
    • Ruefman, D. (November, 2013). Taking Control: Teaching Students to Manage Their Online Identities. Great Plains Alliance for Computers and Writing, Minneapolis, MN, United States.
    • Ruefman, D. (June, 2013). iRead, iWrite, iLearn: Technoliteracies in the Age of E-Texts. Computers and Writing Conference, Frostburg, MD, United States.
    • Ruefman, D. (April, 2013). Maximizing Online Writing Instruction: Applying the Basics of Cognition. Minnesota Writing and English Conference, Bloomington, MN, United States.
    • Ruefman, D. (March, 2012). Writing through transitions: teaching military veterans to market themselves through writing. Minnesota Colleges and Universities English & Writing Conference, Minneapolis, MN, United States.
    • Ruefman, D. (October, 2010). Eloquentia: making writing relevant through immersive publishing projects. 7th Annual Georgia Conference on Information Literacy, Savannah, GA, United States.
    • Ruefman, D. (April, 2010). Male reproductive rights: double standards in the American legal system. First Annual Symposium on Gender & Sexuality, Indiana, PA, United States.
    • Ruefman, D. (October, 2008). Language hybridism and literacy: a theme-set strategy for the English/creole classroom. Three Rivers TESOL Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, United States.
    • Ruefman, D. (March, 2008). Persistence of the colonizer: feminization, production, and the Caribbean landscape. Environmentalities: the 2nd Mercyhurst Colloquium on the Americas, Erie, PA, United States.

    Workshop

    • Ruefman, D. (2013). Professional Statement Strategies. Conducted for the Stout Pre-Health Society, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Ruefman, D. (April, 2012). Asking questions and finding answers: teaching qualitative research methods in first-year composition. Conducted for the Department of English and Philosophy, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Ruefman, D. (September, 2010). Conceptualizing our dissertation identities: promoting our research literacies through research maps and research proposals. English Department Colloquium, Indiana, PA, United States.
    • Ruefman, D. (March, 2006). Writing for sport management: a professional communications workshop. Workshops conducted through the Office of Career Services for Sport Management Majors, Slippery Rock, PA, United States.
    • Ruefman, D. (October, 2005). Writing for sport management: a professional communications workshop. Workshops conducted through the Office of Career Services for Sport Management Majors, Slippery Rock, PA, United States.

    Discussant

    • Ruefman, D. (May, 2011). Experiential learning and immersive publishing experiences in the digital age. Computers and Writing Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, United States.

    Guest Lecture

    • Ruefman, D. (March, 2009). Levels of design: putting Kostelnick’s principles into practice. ESL Media and Materials Seminar, Indiana, PA, United States.
    • Ruefman, D. (October, 2007). Professional writing across the disciplines. FYRST seminar courses, Slippery Rock, PA, United States.
    • Ruefman, D. (October, 2006). Professional writing across the disciplines. FYRST seminar courses, Slippery Rock, PA, United States.

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research

    Grant

    • Ruefman, D. UW-Extension R&D Grant. Sponsored by UW-Extension, $30000 (Funded).
    • Ruefman, D. Professional Development Grant. $1549 (Funded).
    • Ruefman, D. Curricular Incubation Center Grant. $1665 (Funded).
    • Ruefman, D. Travel Grant – College of Arts, Humanities, & Social Science. (Funded).
    • Ruefman, D. WCCC Foundation Grant. $1500 (Funded).

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Award

    • Promising Future Research in Composition Award, Indiana University of PA (2010)

    Fellowship

    • 22nd Annual IUP Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, (2008)

Professional Memberships

  • Council of Writing Program Administrators
  • Computers and Writing Graduate Research Network

Service

    Department / School

    • Committee Chair, Advanced Composition Committee (September 2012 - Present)
    • Committee Member, First-Year Composition Committee (September 2011 - Present)
    • Committee Chair, First-Year Composition Committee (January 2015 - May 2016)
    • Director of First-Year Composition (January 2015 - May 2016)
    • Committee Member, Advanced Composition Committee (September 2011 - May 2016)
    • Committee Member, Search Committees for Department of English & Philosophy Assistant Professor – PCEM / MSTPC (October 2014 - April 2016)
    • Attendee, Meeting, First-Year Composition Assessment Taskforce (September 2013 - May 2014)
    • Assistant Chair, First-Year Composition Committee (August 2013 - May 2014)
    • Committee Member, Search Committees for Department of English & Philosophy Assistant Professor – Composition and Rhetoric (September 2012 - March 2013)
    • Committee Member, Ad Hoc Strategic Planning Committee (May 2011 - May 2012)

    University

      UW Stout

      • Committee Member, UW System Remedial & Developmental Ed. Group (September 2014 - May 2016)
      • Committee Member, General Education Committee (September 2013 - February 2016)
      • Committee Member, Planning and Review Committee (September 2013 - May 2014)
      • Committee Member, Environmental Science Committee (June 2012 - May 2014)

    Professional

    • Executive Committee, Graduate Research Network (January 2011 - Present)
    • Organizer, 2015 Computers & Writing Conference (April 2014 - May 2015)
    • Reviewer, Computers & Writing Conference (January 2013 - May 2013)