Sheryl Ruszkiewicz

Sheryl Ruszkiewicz

Title: Special Lecturer
Office: 141 O'Dowd Hall
Phone: 248-370-3687


Sheryl Ruszkiewicz currently teaches First Year Writing courses, which connect games to composing and writing.  She illustrates this relationship by utilizing games and quest-based game mechanics to structure her classes.  Sheryl is currently an Executive Committee Member of C’s the Day, the augmented reality game for the Conference College Composition and Communication (CCCC) and previously co-created a zombie augmented reality game for a writing class.    


M.A. in Literature, Eastern Michigan University

B.A. in English, University of Michigan-Dearborn


Her academic interests are multimedia composition, rhetoric, game studies, transmedia storytelling, monster theory, cognitive psychology and business writing. 

Sheryl Ruszkiewicz began teaching at OU in 2012.