McComiskey, Bruce

Bruce McComiskey (Ph.D., Purdue, 1994) specializes in Rhetoric and Composition, Classical Rhetoric, and Professional Writing. His most recent publications include Teaching Composition as a Social Process (Utah State UP, 2000), Gorgias and the New Sophistic Rhetoric (Southern Illinois UP, 2002), a co-edited collection titled City Comp: Identities, Spaces, Practices (SUNY Press, 2003), and an edited collection, English Studies: An Introduction to the Disciplines (National Council of Teachers of English, 2006), which explores the complicated relationships among English studies' composite disciplines, including linguistics and discourse analysis, rhetoric and composition, creative writing, literature and literary criticism, critical theory and cultural studies, and English education. He is currently working on Microhistories of Composition; for more information, downloadpdf the call for proposals for this edited collection.