Current Students

Rachel Atherton

Rachel Atherton

ratherto@purdue.edu

Rachel is a 1st year PhD student teaching online ENGL 106 and tutoring in the Writing Lab. She is interested in digital communities, queer and feminist rhetorics, and Netflix.

 

Kimberly Broughton

Kimberly Broughton

kbrought@purdue.edu

Kimberly Broughton is an MA student whose interests include minority rhetorics, Black liberation rhetoric, and African American Sociolinguistics. She teaches Introduction to Composition.

Anthony Bushner

Anthony Bushner

Erin Brock Carlson

Erin Brock Carlson

brock7@purdue.edu

Erin is in her fourth year of the doctoral program. She teaches in the professional writing program and serves as one of the technology mentors for ICaP. Her research addresses public/civic rhetorics, digital activism and development, and participatory methodologies.

Amelia Chesley

Amelia Chesley

achesley@purdue.edu

Amelia is a PhD student interested in intellectual property, remix culture, interdisciplinarity, and online communities. Her dissertation research investigates the public curation and digitization work being performed by volunteers for the audiobook archive LibriVox.

Devon Cook

Devon Cook

cook212@purdue.edu

Devon is a PhD student with interests in professional writing, writing technology, new materialism, design studies, Kenneth Burke, and classical rhetoric.

Sherri Craig

Sherri Craig

craig36@purdue.edu

Sherri is a doctoral candidate specializing in Professional Writing and Writing Program Administration. Her dissertation illuminates the limitations of mentorship in the composition practicum and seeks to theorize mentoring within rhetoric and composition. Sherri is also an avid watcher of cartoons, reader of comics, drinker of coffee, and eater of sweets.

Samuel Dunn

Samuel Dunn

dunn39@purdue.edu

Samuel is a doctoral candidate currently studying the rhetorical construction of ADHD in higher education. Broadly speaking, his research interests are professional and technical writing, writing across the curriculum, research methods, neurodiversity, writing program administration and disability rhetorics.

Daniel Ernst

Daniel Ernst

ernst9@purdue.edu

Daniel is a third year PhD student who studies writing and educational assessment, research methods, transfer of learning, composition, and literacy. He has taught first year writing, business writing, and been a graduate teaching mentor.

Joseph Forte

Joseph Forte

jforte@purdue.edu

Joe is a PhD student with interests in writing pedagogy, educational assessment, and political rhetoric.

Elizabeth Geib

Elizabeth Geib

geibe@purdue.edu

Elizabeth is an MA student interested in writing center studies on age, gender, race, ethnicity, and other factors that affect writing center tutorial sessions.

Eliza Gellis

Eliza Gellis

egillis@purdue.edu

Eliza is a second year MA student currently teaching ENGL 106 and tutoring in the Writing Lab. Her thesis focuses on the construction, performance, and ethics of identity and understanding in popular culture.

Jeffrey Gerding

Jeffrey Gerding

jgerding@purdue.edu

Jeffrey is a doctoral student specializing in professional writing, civic engagement, and user-experience design. He currently teaches upper-level courses in Professional Writing and serves as the Assistant Director of Professional Writing.

Carrie Grant

Carrie Grant

grant34@purdue.edu

Carrie is a PhD candidate who studies feminist digital literacies, community engagement, and professional writing. She teaches and administrates first year composition, service learning courses, and business and technical writing.

Lee Hibbard

Lee Hibbard

lhibbard@purdue.edu

Lee is a second year PhD student in the rhetoric and composition program, currently interested in digital rhetorics, fandom studies, queer theory and transgender studies, and game studies. He currently teaches English 106e. Pronouns: he/him/his.

Mitch Hobza

Mitch Hobza

mhobza@purdue.edu

Mitch is a first year doctoral student who is interested in Writing Center theory and practice, consulting with refugee populations, Post-colonial theory, Feminist theory and rhetorics, and the emotional dimensions of consultations.

Caroline Jennings

Caroline Jennings

jennin15@purdue.edu

Caroline Jennings is an MA student with interests in medical rhetoric, creative writing pedagogy, and poetics. She is currently teaching English 106.

Alisha Karabinus

Alisha Karabinus

akarabin@purdue.edu

Alisha is a third-year PhD student and an assistant ICaP mentor. She is currently studying feminist games studies, first-year writing, and the rhetoric of digital communities.

Patrick Love

Patrick Love

lovep@purdue.edu

Patrick is a doctoral student researching online education, viral circulation, augmented reality, and metagaming. He mentors ICaP instructors in technology-related pedagogy, does technical writing for the NSF Center for Science of Information headquartered at Purdue, and teaches Professional and Technical Writing. His speciality areas are digital rhetoric, professional writing, and writing program administration.

 

 

 

Lindsey Macdonald

Lindsey Macdonald

macdonl@purdue.edu

Lindsey is a third year PhD student interested in medical & health rhetorics and professional/technical communication. She currently holds a research assistantship with Crow (the corpus and repository of writing), teaches business writing, and tutors in the Writing Lab.

Dee McCormick

Dee McCormick

mccormid@purdue.edu

Dee is a 2nd-year PhD student who studies bodies and biopolitics in rhetoric and writing pedagogy. They are currently interested in queer and trans* studies, rhetorics of psychiatry and psychology, historical trauma, and theories of writing assessment.

Michelle McMullin

Michelle McMullin

mmcmulli@purdue.edu

Michelle is a 4th year doctoral student. She teaches business writing and technical communication and serves as a research assistant for Crow. Her research interests include complex problem solving, technical communication, infrastructure, public rhetoric, and sustainable research practices.

Talisha Haltiwanger Morrison

Talisha Haltiwanger Morrison

thaltiwa@purdue.edu

Talisha is a 5th Year Ph.D. candidate in areas of interest in writing center studies, critical race theory, and community literacy and engagement. She is currently working on her dissertation on the experiences of Black writing center tutors at predominantly white institutions and teaches professional writing.

Ryan Murphy

Ryan Murphy

murph355@purdue.edu

Ryan is a PhD student with interests in composition pedagogy, professional writing, ethics, and argumentation.

Trinity Overmyer

Trinity Overmyer

trinity@purdue.edu

Trinity is a PhD student, currently serving as Assistant Director of Rhetoric and Composition and as Content Coordinator for the OWL. She is interested in Professional Writing, research methods, big data & visualizations, and community engagement. She teaches Multimedia Writing.

Martha Weise Peredo

Martha Weise Peredo

Martha is currently the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for Purdue’s College of Liberal Arts.

Victoria Ruiz

Victoria Ruiz

ruiz56@purdue.edu

Eugie is a first year PhD student teaching first-year composition. Her research focuses on entrepreneurial identity, language, and culture.

Brooklyn Russell

Brooklyn Russell

russel25@purdue.edu

Brooklyn is currently a 2nd year MA student with interests in rhetorical listening, minority rhetorics, and technology and its influence on minority communities.

Derek R. Sherman

Derek R. Sherman

sherman11@purdue.edu

Derek is a second year PhD student with interests in composition pedagogy, classical rhetoric, classical education, and writing program administration. He currently teaches English 106 and tutors in the Purdue Writing Lab.

John Sherrill

John Sherrill

sherrilj@purdue.edu

John is a PhD candidate interested in digital rhetorics, technical communication, and maker communities. He teaches First-Year Composition and Technical Writing.

Rebekah Sims

Rebekah Sims

resims@purdue.edu

Rebekah is a second-year PhD student whose interests include curriculum design in first-year writing, qualitative research methods, and religious rhetoric in digital spaces.

Priya Sirohi

Priya Sirohi

Allegra W. Smith

Allegra W. Smith

smit2632@purdue.edu

Allegra is a PhD student who studies digital writing, design of communication, and feminist research methodologies. She teaches business writing and is also the first-year composition online course developer.

Beth Towle

Beth Towle

towle0@purdue.edu

Beth is a doctoral candidate whose research focuses on writing centers, institutional critique, and administrative labor. She is also interested in first-generation and working-class identities in collaborative learning environments.

Erin Cromer Twal

Erin Cromer Twal

ecromer@purdue.edu

Erin is a doctoral candidate studying new materialist approaches to comparative historiography to understand ancient Near Eastern archaeological rhetorics and nomadic public memory practices.

Isaac Wang

Isaac Wang

wang3679@purdue.edu

Isaac is the first year of his PhD student. His current interests include writing center pedagogy and praxis, Indigenous methodologies and rhetorics, and empirical research in composition. Outside of the academy, he enjoys hiking, surfing, and setting things on fire.