Jimmy Butts

Jimmy Butts

Assistant Professor
Director of the University Writing Program
Ph.D., Clemson University

225-578-3040
jbutts@lsu.edu
260-L Allen Hall

Biography

Jimmy Butts teaches writing and the teaching of writing to university students, and is always looking for novel ways of doing those things. He has worked with students from Charleston County High Schools, Winthrop University, Clemson University, Wake Forest University, and now LSU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana as Director of The University Writing Program. He received his Ph.D. from the transdisciplinary program known as Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design at Clemson University. His research interests include postmodern composition strategies, new media, rhetorical criticism, defamiliarization, and writing pedagogy. He has published multimodal work in Textshop Experiments, The KB Journal, Itineration, Pre-Text, as a proud instructor in The Journal for Undergraduate Multimedia Projects, The Cybertext Yearbook, and for Pearson Education. You can find him on Twitter @jimmy_butts.

Area(s) of Interest

Rhetorics, Composition, Pedagogy, and Digital Media

Curriculum Vitae