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Jessica ClementsJessica Clements

Assistant Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.4975
Fax: 509.777.4682
Office Location: Westminster Hall 139


Ph.D. Purdue University

M.A. Ohio State University

B.A. Capital University

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty


Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Rhetoric and composition; public rhetoric; rhetoric, technology and digital writing

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

“Ellen DeGorgias.” Under review for Rhetoric Review.

“Chicago Manual of Style 16th Edition.” The Purdue OWL. Purdue U Writing Lab, 12 July 2011. Web. 6 Feb. 2012 <>.

“Sneezeallsnowsall.” Dionysia. Columbus, OH: Kever, 2006. 33-42.

“Unsaid.” Dionysia. Columbus, OH: Kever, 2005. 2-14.

“Tale of Two Gamers: What Video Games Can Teach Us about Collaboration and Writing." Paper presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication. Atlanta, GA: April 2011.

“Engagement Ring Advertisements: A Case Study of Debt and the Rhetorics of Need and Want.” Paper presented at the English 700 Graduate Colloquium, the Ohio State University. Columbus, OH: December 2006.

“Magic Realism: the Vehicle of Postcolonial Writing.” Paper presented at the Symposium on Undergraduate Scholarship at Capital University. Columbus, OH: April 2006.

“3-part TA + 1-part CMS = ?.” Paper presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication. Chicago, IL: March 2006.

Purdue Research Fellowship (PRF) Grant, Summer 2012 (Purdue)

Graduate Associate Teaching Award Nominee, Autumn 2006 (OSU)

Phi Sigma Iota (Foreign Language Honor Society), Inducted Spring 2005 (Capital)

Alpha Chi (National Scholastic Honor Society), Inducted Spring 2004 (Capital)