Sara Beam, PhD

Sara Beam, PhD
Applied Assistant Professor of English
College of Arts & Sciences
English Language and Literature
918-631-2685 Website Zink Hall Room 313

Education

PhD – University of Tulsa MA – University of Tulsa BA – Hendrix College

Research Interests

Rhetoric & Composition
Disabilities Studies
Writing Center Theory and Practice
Writing for the Professions
Women’s and Gender Studies
Visual Rhetoric
English as a Global Language
Children’s Literature and Childhood Studies

Teaching Interests

Rhetoric & Composition
Disabilities Studies
Writing Center Theory and Practice
Writing for the Professions and Sciences
Multilingual Writing
Graduate Writing
Women’s and Gender Studies

Publications

Books

Journal Articles

  • Beam, Sara and Holly Clay-Buck. “”Low-Spoon Teaching: Labor, Gender, and Self-Accommodation in Academia.” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, vol. 37, no. 1, Spring 2018, https://tswl.utulsa.edu/uncategorized/low-spoon-teaching-labor-gender-and-self-accommodation-in-academia/

Book Chapters

  • Beam, Sara. “‘Appreciating Mere ‘Horseflesh'”.” Children’s and YA Literature in the College Classroom. Ed. Jim Ford Emily Dial-Driver and Sara Beam. McFarland and Company, 2015. Print.

  • Beam, Sara, and Holly Clay-Buck. “Composing a Work That No One Hero Could Compose Alone.” Children’s and YA Literature in the College Classroom. Ed. Jim Ford Emily Dial-Driver and Sara Beam. McFarland and Company, 2015. Print.

Other

  • Beam, Sara. “Anna Sewell.” Ed. Pamela K. Gilbert Dino Franco Felluga and Linda K. Hughes. Wiley-Blackwell (2015): n. pag. Print.

Courses Taught

  • Special Topics in Literature and Language I
  • Independent Study
  • Scholarly Writing
  • Special Topics
  • American Culture and Organizations
  • Academic Writing for Graduate Students
  • Introduction to College Writing

Awards & Honors

  • Writing Center Tutor of the Year
  • Bellwether Fellowship