Professor Chaney teaches Writing 2-3, First-Year Seminars, and an upper-level writing course, WRIT 10: Writing in the Workplace.
Professor Chaney studies composition pedagogy and student resistance, with a focus on basic writing. Her dissertation, Rhetorics of Resistance: Reading Student Publics in the Writing Classroom, analyzes students’ public discourse about higher education (and writing education, particularly) in a variety of material and digital contexts. Professor Chaney has also written on the social history of Dartmouth, with a focus on the transition to co-education in 1972. Her critical work on plagiarism and resistance was published in The Journal of Basic Writing.
At Dartmouth, Professor Chaney has the pleasure of teaching the Writing 2-3 course. She has taught the Writing 2-3 course on a range of topics, including the rhetoric of war, the art of survival, and the social life of capitalism. Her courses often include some emphasis on classical rhetoric.
Last Updated: 9/10/12