Peter Leslie Mortensen

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Personal profile

Education

  • Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 1989
  • B.A., University of California, San Diego (Revelle College), 1983

Research Interests

History of rhetoric and literacy in the U.S., qualitative study of literacy, research ethics

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Research Output

Afterword

Mortensen, P. L., 2015, Rereading Appalachia: Literacy, place, and cultural resistance. Webb-Sunderhaus, S. & Donehower, K. (eds.). Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, p. 199-212 (Place matters: new directions in Appalachian studies).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The work of illiteracy in the rhetorical curriculum

Mortensen, P. L., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of Curriculum Studies. 44, 6, p. 761-786 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Thirty-five questions

    Mortensen, P., Jan 1 2012, In : Advances in the History of Rhetoric. 15, 1, p. 109-118 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Symposium: How I Have Changed My Mind

    Anson, C., Cooper, M., Desai, G., Gere, A. R., Gilbert, P. K., Gilyard, K., Harris, J., Lee, V., Miller, S., Mortensen, P. L., Shumway, D., Sommers, N. & Vitanza, V. J., Nov 2011, In : College English. 74, 2, p. 106-130

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

    What Do We Want from Books?

    Mortensen, P. L., 2008, In : College Composition and Communication. 60, 1, p. 193-225

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Activities

    • 8 Oral presentation

    The Rhetoric of Illiteracy and Its Consequences

    Peter Leslie Mortensen (Speaker)
    2014

    Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

    Revisiting Histories of Literacy

    Peter Leslie Mortensen (Speaker)
    Oct 21 2016

    Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

    Honors & Recognition

    CCCC Richard Braddock Award

    Peter Leslie Mortensen (Recipient) & Gesa E Kirsch (Recipient), 1994

    Prize