KRISTIE S. FLECKENSTEIN, professor, joined the FSU faculty in Fall 2006. She
has published more than 40 articles and book chapters on subjects that cluster around her research
interests of materiality, visual literacy, feminist theory, and composition pedagogy. She received the 2005 Conference on College Composition and Communication Outstanding Book of the Year Award for her monograph, Embodied Literacies: Imageword and a Poetics of Teaching, and the 2010 W. Ross Winterowd Award for Best Book in Composition Theory for Vision, Rhetoric, and Social Action in the Composition Classroom. "A Mighty Power": Nineteenth-Century Photography and the Visual Rhetoric of Racial Identity, explores uses of photography as a visual rhetoric in debates over African American identity between 1839 and 1914.
- Vision, Rhetoric, and Social Action in the Composition Classroom (Southern Illinois UP, fall 2009) Winner of the 2010 W. Ross Winterowd Award for Best Book in Composition Theory.
- Ways of Seeing, Ways of Speaking: The Integration of Rhetoric and Vision in Constructing the Real. (Co-edited with Sue Hum and Linda Calendrillo. Parlor P, 2007)
- Embodied Literacies: Imageword and a Poetics of Teaching. (Southern Illinois UP, 2003) Winner in 2005 of the Conference on College Composition and Communication Outstanding Book of the Year Award.
- Imagery and Language in the Reading-Writing Classroom: Teaching Vision. (Co-edited with Linda Calendrillo and Demetrice Worley. Erlbaum, 2002)
- "Epideictic Memories: The Argument for Spatial Agency in Frances E. Willard's A Wheel within a Wheel." Political Women: Language and Leadership. Ed. Michele Lockhard and Kathleen Mollick. New York: Lexington Books, 1-18.
- "Designing the New Negro: The Color of Late Nineteenth-Century Multimodality." Computers & Composition. Forthcoming Fall 2014.
- "Mobility Regimes and the Constitution of the Nineteenth-Century Posthuman Body" (with Josh Mehler). On Design, Mediation, and the Posthuman. Ed. Amy Propen, Colbey Reid, Dennis Weiss. Lexington Books, 2014. 177-95.
- "Cyborg Vision for Cyborg Writing." Writing Posthumanism Writing. Ed. Sid Dobrin. Parlor P, forthcoming 2014.
- "Epideictic Memories: The Argument for Spatial Agency in Frances E. Willard's A Wheel within a Wheel." Political Women: Language and Leadership. Ed. Michele Lockhard and Kathleen Mollick. New York: Lexington Books, forthcoming.
- "Preparing a Face: Rhetorical Agency and Symbolic Synthesis." Texts of Consequence: Composing Rhetorics of Social Activism for the Writing Classroom. Ed. Christopher Wilkey and Nick Mauriello. Hampton P. Forthcoming.
- "Affording New Media: Individuation, Imagination, and the Hope of Change." Composing(media)=Composing(embodiment): Bodies, Technologies, Writing, and the Teaching of Writing. Ed. Kristin L. Arola and Anne Frances Wysocki. Logan, UP: Utah State UP, 2012. 239-58.
- "Reclaiming the Mind: Eco-Cognitive Research in Writing Studies." New Directions in Writing Studies Research: Methods and Models for Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy. Ed. Lee Nickoson and Mary P. Sheridan. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois UP, 2012. 86-97.
- "Out of 'Wonderful Silence' Come 'Sweet Words': The Rhetorical Authority of St. Catherine of Siena." Listening and Silence as Rhetorical Acts. Ed. Cheryl Glenn and Krista Ratcliffe. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois UP, 2011. 37-55.
- "Incarnate Word: Verbal Image, Body Image, and the Rhetorical Authority of Saint Catherine of Siena." Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture 6.2 (July 2009).
- "A Portable Ecology: Supporting New Media Writing and Laptop-Ready Pedagogy at Ball State University." Technological Ecologies and Sustainability: Methods, Modes, and Assessment. Ed. Dànielle Nicole DeVoss, Heidi A. McKee, Richard Selfe. Computers and Composition Digital Press, an imprint of Utah State University Press, 2009.
- "Decorous Spectacle: Mirrors, Manners, and Ars Dictaminis in Late Medieval Civic Engagement."
Rhetoric Review 28 (2009): 111-27.
- "The Importance of Harmony: An Ecological Metaphor for Writing Research." College Composition and Communication 60 (2008): 388-419. (With Clay Spinuzzi, Rebecca Rickly, and Carole Clark Papper).
- "A Matter of Perspective: Cartesian Perspectivalism and the Testing of English Studies." JAC 28 (2008): 85-121.
- "Once Again with Feeling: Empathy in Deliberative Discourse." JAC 27 (2007): 701-16.
Work in Progress
- "A Mighty Power": Nineteenth-Century Photography and the Visual Rhetoric of Racial Identity. A book-length exploration of the rhetorical use of photography in the debates over African American identity in the United States between 1839 and 1914.