faculty

Shane Borrowman

ENGLISH

Office

Main Hall 311B

Contact

406-683-7307

shane.borrowman@umwestern.edu

Shane Borrowman is a teacher of writing and editor/co-editor of six collections of original scholarship, including “Trauma and the Teaching of Writing,” “Rhetoric in the Rest of the West,” and “On the Blunt Edge: Technology in Composition’s Pedagogy and History.” He has also edited/co-edited three writing textbooks, including “The Promise of America” and “The Cost of Business.”

As a writer, his work has appeared in publications as diverse as “Renaissance Magazine,” “Brevity,” and “Rhetoric Review.” Borrowman has written on topics ranging from boxing in medieval England and the value of the astrolabe to Renaissance navigation to medieval Arabic scholars on Aristotle and Jeannette Rankin’s overlooked importance in the history of the American peace movement.