Maggie   Shelledy

Assistant Professor  

Office: BSABH 2.410
Phone: (956) 882-8840
Email: maggie.shelledy@utrgv.edu

Dr. Maggie Shelledy

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Writing Studies
    • Rhetorical History and Theory
    • Carceral Studies
    • Environmental Studies
    • Community Literacy
  • Education

    • PhD, English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017
    • MA, English, University of North Dakota, 2010
    • MFA, Creative Writing, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, 2006
    • BA, English, University of Alabama, 2003
  • Currently Teaching

    ENGL 3345 01 - Studies in Literacy:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    ENGL 6322 01I - Theory in Rhet, Comp & Lit:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    ENGL 6322 02I - Theory in Rhet, Comp & Lit:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • Maggie Kainulainen. "Saying Climate Change: Ethics of the Sublime and the Problem of Representation," Symploke: Theoretical, Cultural, and Literary Scholarship 21, no. 1-2 (December 2013): 109-123.



Selected Presentations


  • Maggie Shelledy and Emmett Sanders. ""The Measures of a Life: Engaging Reentry Narratives in Program Outcomes"," Seventh Annual National Conference on Higher Education in Prison, Dallas, TX (November 2017)

  • Maggie Shelledy. The Role of Transformative Education in Successful Reentry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (September 2017)

  • Maggie Shelledy. ""A Super-Complicated Problem:" Rhetorical Citizenship, James Kilgore, and the Exclusion of the Felon in the Democratic Imaginary," Rhetoric Society of American Biennial Conference, Rhetoric Society of America, Atlanta, GA (May 2016)

  • Maggie Shelledy. "Clean Slates and Rhetorical Constraints: Navigating Incarceration Disclosure at the University," Thomas R. Watson Conference, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY (May 2016)

  • Maggie Shelledy. ""A Significant and Transformative Struggle:" Rhetorical Agency and the Prison Classroom," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Houston, TX (April 2016)

  • Maggie Shelledy. "Beyond Recidivism: Making the Case for Higher Education in Prison," Fifth Annual National Conference on Higher Education in Prison, Pittsburgh, PA (November 2015)

  • Maggie Shelledy. ""I Want to Remain Whole:" Audience, Authenticity, and the Problem of Prison Writing," Thomas R. Watson Conference, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY (October 2014)

  • Maggie Shelledy. "Rhetorical Listening and Climate Change Pedagogy," Rhetoric Society of America Biennial Conference, San Antonio, TX (May 2014)

  • Maggie Shelledy, R. Becker, Cragg Hardaway, and Emmett Sanders. "Practicing Openness in Prison Education: A Collaborative Inquiry into Empathic Pedagogy and Critical Writing Center Practice," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, IN (March 2014)

  • Maggie Shelledy. "The Rhetoricity of Animals in Environmental Public Pedagogy," 26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, Milwaukee, WI (October 2013)

Current Courses

ENGL 3345 01 - Studies in Literacy:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
ENGL 6322 01I - Theory in Rhet, Comp & Lit:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
ENGL 6322 02I - Theory in Rhet, Comp & Lit:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses