Logan Bearden

A photo of Logan Bearden

Assistant Professor

English Language and Literature

613B Pray-Harrold

lbearden@emich.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Rhetoric and Composition, Florida State University, 2016
  • MA, Rhetoric and Composition, Florida State University, 2012
  • BA, English Literature, Florida State University, 2010

Interests and Expertise

Logan Bearden joined the Written Communication program in the fall of 2016. He has previously taught courses in composition (at the introductory, intermediate and advanced level), the history of rhetoric, writing in/for multiple environments and editing. His research focuses on multimodality (as a field of study and literate practice), writing program administration and curricular revision. His dissertation explored how and in what contexts different composition programs undergo what he terms multimodal curricular transformation. Future research projects will continue this line of inquiry, working toward models of multimodal curricular transformation for composition programs in various institutional contexts.

Courses

  • WRTG121 Composition II: Researching the Public Experience
  • WRTG225 Writing in a Changing World
  • WRTG328 Writing, Style, and Technology

Publications and Presentations

  • "The Role of the WPA Outcomes Statement in 'Excellent' Composition Programs." Writing Program Administrators Conference. July, 2015. Boise, ID.
  • "Toward a Theory of Multimodal Reading." Conference on College Composition and Communication. March, 2015. Tampa, FL.