Paul Ranieri

Paul Ranieri

Associate Professor of English

Curriculum Vitae

Phone:765-285-8406

Room:RB 2109


Originally trained in English Education and rhetoric, Paul Ranieri currently focuses on the role of thinking, expression, and action (the classic concepts of logos and arete) in teaching, learning, and society. His areas of specialization include classical rhetoric, the history of liberal education, first-year writing, honors/composition pedagogy, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. He also participates regularly in and is a strong supporter of study abroad. His current long term project is a monograph on the nature of liberal education for the 21st century.

Professional Experience

Director, Freshman Connections

2003-2007

Interim Associate Dean, College of Sciences and Humanities

2002-2003

Chairperson, Department of English

1998-2001

Acting Chairperson, Department of English

August-December, 2007

Curriculum Vitae

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Education

Ph.D. in English Education

University of Texas-Austin, 1983

M.A.T. in English & Education

Trinity University (San Antonio, TX), 1976

B.A. in English with Secondary Teaching Certification

Xavier University (OH), 1975

Research and Publications

  • “Standing the Test of Time: Liberal Education in a Jesuit Tradition,” Traditions of Excellence: The Jesuits and Modern Rhetorical Studies, eds. Cinthia Gannett and John Brereton. Fordham University Press, 2016, pp. 263-274.
  • Research, Composition, and Argument for a Digital Age, with Katherine Greene, Mary McGinnis, Momadou Djiguimde, Laura Romano (Digital textbook for first-year writing). Vizi Learning Systems, 2015, http://www.vizicourseware.com/
  • Rhetoric, Composition, and Expression for a Digital Age (Digital textbook for first-year writing). Vizi Learning Systems, 2013, http://www.vizicourseware.com/
  • “Sustaining Student and Faculty Success: A Model for Student Learning and Faculty Development,” with David Concepcion and Mellisa Holtzman. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 3.1 (January 2009), http://digitalcommons.georgiasouthern.edu/ij-sotl/vol3/iss1/29/.

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Doctoral Dissertatio 799 310 0000 - 0000
Doctoral Dissertatio 799 312 0000 - 0000
Rhetoric and Writing 103 09 0900 - 0950 M W F RB, room 114
History of Rhetoric 303 1 1400 - 1450 M W F RB, room 290
Inquiries 19th 20th 203 1 0945 - 1145 W RB, room 112
Inquiries 19th 20th 203 1 1000 - 1050 M W F RB, room 112
Senior Honors Projec 499 01T 0000 - 0000