Renee J. Schlueter

Renee J. Schlueter

Management and Organizations Undergraduate Program

Adjunct Lecturer

  S148  Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994

Academic History

  • PhD in English, St. Louis University, 1996
  • MA in English, St. Louis University, 1989
  • BA in English, Truman State University (formerly Northeast Missouri State University), 1987


  • Business Writing and Professional Communication
  • International Studies and Global Learning
  • Oral Communication
  • Rhetoric


  • Endowed Faculty Chair, Kirkwood Community College, May 2015
  • Humanities Education and Research Association Teaching Award, HERA, January 2013
  • NEH Grant, NEH, June 2012
  • Endowed Faculty Chair, Allsop Family , January 2008
  • Making a Difference Award, Kirkwood Community College, January 2008
  • Innovation of the Year, Kirkwood Community College, January 2003
  • NISOD Award, Kirkwood Community College, 2002
  • Lucian Fournier Teaching Award, Saint Louis University, 1996

Selected Publications

  • "No Friend like a sister": Christina Rossetti's "Awakened Conscience" and the Fallen Woman, Renee J. Schlueter, McFarland & Co. , 2014, 142 - 158
  • Moving Beyond ‘The Sound and The Fury’: Teaching Strategies in a Post-Limbaugh Classroom" , Renee J. Schlueter, Journal of College Writing, 2004, 15 - 23

Working Papers

  • The Revolt of [True] Women – Christina Rossetti and Josephine Butler”, Renee Schlueter

Other Work

  • Review of From Cinema - [to] Graphy: Film and Writing in Contemporary Composition Courses Ed. Ellen Bishop. Composition Studies Fall: 2001, , Renee J. Schlueter, Composition Studies, 2001, 148 - 152

Current & Prior Positions

  • Adjunct Lecturer, Undergraduate Program, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 2009 - Present
  • Professor, Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA, 1997 - Present
  • Writing Center Supervisor/Advisor, Webster University, St. Louis, MO, 1996 - 1997
  • Lecturer, School for Professional Studies, Saint Louis University, 1995 - 1997
  • Adjunct Instructor, Metropolitan Community College, East St. Louis, IL, 1994 - 1996
  • Teaching Fellow, Adjunct Instructor, English Department, Saint Louis University, 1987 - 1996
  • Adjunct Instructor, Evening Division, Saint Louis University, 1993 - 1995


  • Writing and Living in Rome: Identities lost, found, and "sea changed[d] into something rich and strange", Humanities Education and Research Association, HERA, New Orleans, March 2016
  • Unsullied by Roman Catholic Dirt, Idolatry, and Indolence: The Pure Protestant Woman’s Encounter with Rome in the Nineteenth Century, Humanities Education and Research Association, HERA, Washington, D. C. , February 2014
  • Is Any Space Sacred Anymore? A Grand Tourist Visit to St. Peter's Basilica, Humanities Education and Research Association, HERA, Houston, Texas, March 2013
  • Through 'Words and Deeds' Christina Rosetti's Sisterly Advocacy among the Fallen Women, Western Conference on British Studies, Western Conference on British Studies, Las Vegas, September 2012
  • A Pilgrim in Rome—Images of Decline, Fall and Regeneration in Thomas Hardy's Poems of Pilgrimage, Midwest Conference on British Studies, Terre Haute, IN, November 2011
  • Navigating Student Preparedness for Study Abroad: Assessing the Layers of Rome, Annual Texas Assessment Conference, Texas Assessment Assessment, College Station, Texas, March 2009
  • The Impact of Gender on Faculty Evaluations, South Central Modern Language Association, South Central MLA, Dallas, TX, October 2006
  • Rhetorical Spaces in the 21st Century , South Central Modern Language Association, SCMLA, Houston, TX, October 2005
  • Access, Privilege, Place, and Confessional Culture in the Composition Classroom, Conference on College Composition and Communication, CCCC, San Francisco, CA, March 2005
  • Aristotle on [the] line: Using Ethos, Logos, and Pathos to build learning communities in web-based instruction, College Composition and Communication, Denver, CO, March 2001

Committees and Professional Service

  • Women's Caucus, 2005-2006