Spencer Schaffner is Associate Professor of English at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
208 English Building | MC-718
PhD, Language and Rhetoric, University of Washington
Teacher training, new media composition, rhetorical theory, environmental rhetorics.
Schaffner, Spencer. 2012. "Mockumentaries Meet New Media," Too Bold
for the Box Office: The Mockumentary from Big Screen to Small, Cynthia
Miller, Ed. (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Inc.), pp. 201-212.
McDowell, Jacqueline and Spencer Schaffner. 2011. "Football, it’s a
Man’s Game: An Exploration of Gendered Discourse in 'The Gender
Bowl,'" Discourse & Society 22.5: 547-564.
Schaffner, Spencer. 2010. "Desktop MCing," Kairos: A Journal of
Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy 14.2:
Schaffner, Spencer. 2008. "Urban Literacy Center Manifesto," Kairos: A
Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 12:3:
Schaffner, Spencer. 2007. "Strategic Simulations," JAC, 47.3: 717-730.
Schaffner, Spencer. 2007. "Projection: Grounding the Writing Major in
the Socio-Graphemic Approach," Composition Studies: Special Issue on
The Writing Major, Editors: Linda Adler-Kassner, Heidi Estrem, 35.1:
Schaffner, Spencer. 2004. Review: Writing Genres, by Amy Devitt.
Enculturation, 5.2: http://enculturation.gmu.edu/5_2/schaffner.html
Schaffner, Spencer. 2003. "The Five-Paragraph Essay: Friend or Foe?" A
Closer Look: The Writer's Reader. Sid Dobrin and Anis Bawarshi, Eds.
New York: McGraw Hill: 784-787.