Research/ Publications

Note: This is a highlights version of my curriculum vitae. I also have an online portfolio that I used for my promotion dossier. It is at

Dr. Lanette Cadle

Associate Professor, English Department
337 Siceluff Hall
Missouri State University
901 South National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897


Ph.D, English, Rhetoric and Writing, 2005
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Research Areas: Computers and Writing, Girls Studies, Rhetoric and Composition, Science Fiction and Fantasy literature.
Dissertation: A Public View of Private Writing: Personal Weblogs and Adolescent Girls. Ohiolink ETD, (link to abstract with PDF full download available). 181 pages.
Dissertation Director: Kristine Blair. Committee members Bruce Edwards, Deborah Alvarez, and Radhika Gajjala

Master of Fine Arts, Creative Writing/ Poetry, 2001
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Thesis: Speaking in Tongues. Thesis Director, Larissa Sporluk.

Bachelor of Arts in English, Creative Writing Option, 1998
Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

Selected Publications in Rhet/Comp

Cadle, Lanette. Why I Still BlogKairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy. 18.3 PraxisWiki Section, August 2014.

Deploying 21st Century Writing on the Economic Frontlines. Eds. Lanette Cadle and Elizabeth Monske. A special combined issue of Computers and Composition and Computers and Composition Online.  Editor’s introduction to the web issue at . March 2013.

Fighting the Fear: Plagiarism and Technophobia. Computers and Composition Online. February 2010. 18 web pages, 6338 words.

“Computers and Composition Online: Feminist Community and the Politics of Digital Scholarship.” (co-authored with Kristine Blair) Performing Feminism and Administration in Rhetoric and Composition Studies, Section V. Disciplinary Administration: Journals and National Organizations. Eds. Krista Ratcliffe and Rebecca Rickly Cresskill. NJ: Hampton Press, 2009. pp 199-211, 5497 words.

“Girls, Grrrls, Gurls, and the Tools They Use,” Feminist Collections: A Quarterly of Women’s Studies Resources, University of Wisconsin. 28.4 Fall 2007. pp 13-17, 3710 words.

“Sweet Monsters: Feminism and Blurred Gender in Rose O’Neill’s Paris Exhibition” (co-authored with James S. Baumlin) Moon City Review 2010: An Annual of Poetry, Story, Art, and Criticism, Section IV, Archival Treasures form the Ozarks. Eds. Lanette Cadle and Marcus Cafagña. Fayetteville: U Arkansas Press/ Moon City Press.

“Textual Analysis.” In Carbajal Van Horn, Marcy. Teaching with Hacker Handbooks. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2010. 4 pages, 840 words.

“Portraits of Womanhood in the Artwork of Rose O’Neill.” (co-authored with James S. Baumlin) Moon City Review 2009: An Annual of Poetry, Story, Art, and Criticism, Section IV, Archival Treasures form the Ozarks. Eds. Jane Hoogestraat and Lanette Cadle. Fayetteville: U Arkansas Press/ Moon City Press, 2009. pp 190-225, 7129 words.

“Open Source: Purpose, Practice, and Priorities,” A special focus (5 articles, 2 reviews) of a double issue of Computers and Composition Online. Eds. Lanette Cadle, Joe Erickson, and Kristine Blair. Fall 2010- Spring 2011.

Selected Publications in Poetry

“Clark Has a Plan” and “Death of a Superhero.” Yellow Chair Review. Web. June 2015. Special issue on Superheroes.!super-heroes-issue/c1zny. E-bokk using PDF or Issu.

“Why the Frog Rejected the Princess.” Young Ravens Review. Web. v 1 n 2 April 2015.

“Sign, Signifier, and Signified” and “Artifacts.” Elder Mountain. Print. Forthcoming in volume 6, expected Summer or Fall 2015.

“The Second Plague of Egypt, Texas” and “A Little Traveling Music, Please.” Weave Magazine. Print. July 2014.

“Hypothetical.” TAB: The Journal of Poetry and Poetics. Web. December 2013. Permalink at Download as PDF or as MP3.

“How to Ruin Your Life” and “The End of Reason.” eBook. NEAT: Midwestern Lit  served neat and down-to-earth. October 2013. eBook and PDF download at This issue also had fiction and poetry from several of my students from Fall 2013 ENG 551: Preparation for Literary Publication, forming an unintentional, but gratifying Missouri State writers section.

“Could Be, Could Be” and “Hold that Fly.” Menacing Hedge. Web.  Fall 2013. Issue at Poems as webtext and as MP3.

“Daily Report” and “The Work of Summer.” eBook. The inaugural issue of NEAT: Midwestern Lit  served neat and down-to-earth. September 2013. eBook and PDF download at

“Five Incarnations of Elvis.” Connecticut Review, Spring 2010. Print.
Special Issue on the life, music, and culture surrounding Elvis Presley.

Publications in Science Fiction Studies

“The Power of the Perky: The Feminist Rhetoric of Death.” Death, Desire, Fury, and Delirium: Feminism in the Worlds of Neil Gaiman. Eds. Aaron Drucker and Tara Prescott. Jefferson NC: McFarland,  2012.

Editorial Experiences

Computers and Composition Online. Senior Editor, August 2002 – present. One of the founding editors at CCO’s present location. Duties include solicitation of new work at conferences, editorial review of submitted work, web-authoring occasional reviews for text authors, and editorial supervision for articles personally solicited.

Moon City Press. Editor, 2008 – present. Duties include solicitation of new work, promotion of new releases, website development, and editing individual book projects.

Mid-American Review. Assistant Editor, August 1999 – 2002. Read submissions and selected poetry. Successfully solicited work from established poets, including Albert Goldbarth, Linda Gregg, A.E. Stallings, and Sondra Gilbert.