Current Students Rachel Atherton firstname.lastname@example.org Rachel is a third year PhD student, currently teaching Business Writing and tutoring in the Writing Lab. She is interested in fan communities, digital rhetorics, media, and feminist & queer theories. Sweta Baniya Sweta is a fourth year PhD student, originally from Nepal. She works to understand how technology transforms cultural rhetoric through digital narratives. She explores Non-Western Rhetoric through ancient Hindu texts and historically marginalized female rhetoricians. Kimberly Broughton email@example.com Kimberly Broughton is a PhD student whose interests include minority rhetorics, Black liberation rhetoric, and African American Sociolinguistics. She teaches Introduction to Composition. Mattie Bruton firstname.lastname@example.org Mattie is a second year MA candidate studying rhetoric and composition and a first-year fellow in the writing lab. Her research interests center around digital and online rhetoric. Anthony Bushner email@example.com Tony Bushner is a 5th year PhD student whose research interests include professional writing, game studies, and digital rhetorics. They are the current webmaster of the Purdue OWL, working behind the scenes to make sure the site’s code is properly maintained. Devon Cook firstname.lastname@example.org Devon is a PhD student currently serving as Assistant Director of Professional Writing. He has interests in professional writing, writing technology, new materialism, design studies, Kenneth Burke, and classical rhetoric. Daniel Ernst email@example.com Daniel is a 5th 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 firstname.lastname@example.org Joe is a PhD student with interests in writing assessment, writing pedagogy, the rhetoric of technology, and political rhetoric. He has taught first year writing and business writing, and he currently serves as Content Coordinator for the Purdue OWL. Elizabeth Geib email@example.com Elizabeth Geib is a PhD student, ICaP instructor, Writing Lab tutor, and Assistant Director of Undergraduate Tutor Education at the Writing Lab. Her research interests including writing center pedagogy and tutor training, public rhetorics, community engagement, and service learning. Eliza Gellis firstname.lastname@example.org Eliza Gellis is a second year PhD, returning to Purdue after completing her MA, “Refiguring Hybridity in Star Trek,” here in Spring 2018. Her current research focuses on Jewish and Biblical rhetorics. Apart from teaching ENGL 106 and working in the Writing Lab, she serves as a Graduate Committee Representative for GradSEA. Lee Hibbard email@example.com Lee is a third year PhD student in the rhetoric and composition program, currently interested in digital rhetoric, fandom studies, queer theory, archival practice, and game studies. He currently teaches Professional Writing. Mitch Hobza firstname.lastname@example.org Mitch is a third year PhD student who works as writing consultant both at the Writing Lab and the National and International Scholarship Office. His research interests include Writing Center theory and practice, the rhetorics of empathy and compassion, feminist/queer/postcolonial theories and World Englishes. Caroline Jennings email@example.com Caroline is a third year PhD student interested in medical rhetorics, writing across the curriculum, research methods, and professional writing. She has taught English 106, English 108, and currently teaches business writing. She also tutors in the Writing Lab. Alisha Karabinus firstname.lastname@example.org Alisha is a fifth year PhD candidate serving as assistant director of ICaP. She is currently working in feminist games studies, first-year writing, and the rhetoric of digital communities. Lindsey Macdonald email@example.com Lindsey is a fifth year PhD student interested in medical & health rhetorics, professional/technical communication, and community engagement. She teaches business writing & writing in the health and human sciences and also tutors in the Writing Lab. D.T. “Dee” McCormick firstname.lastname@example.org Dee is a 4th year Ph.D. student studying rhetorics of the body and scientific inquiry in medicine and psychiatry. They teach in ICaP as one of the technology mentors. Their research interests include queer studies, disability, and biopolitics. Kaden C. Milliren Kaden is a second year MA student in the Rhet/Comp Program. His areas of interest include cultural, social, and political rhetorics. More specifically, he is interested in exploring issues concerning social movements, Indigenous American Studies, and the language surrounding identity, oppression, and resistance. Ryan Murphy email@example.com Ryan is a third year PhD student studying professional writing and the rhetoric of health and medicine. He currently teaches Business writing, works as the Professional Writing Assistant Director of Technology and serves as the 2018-2019 Vice President for GradSEA. Trinity Overmyer firstname.lastname@example.org Trinity is a 5th year PhD candidate, whose research interests include Professional Writing, research methods, data rhetorics & epistemology, and community engagement. She has taught several courses in the PW major and also works as a qualitative researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Mason Pellegrini email@example.com Mason is a second year PhD student who is interested in the rhetoric of science, political rhetoric, technical and professional communication, quantitative methods, and writing pedagogy. He is currently teaching English 106. Martha Weise Peredo Martha is the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for Purdue’s College of Liberal Arts. Previously, she was a professional writer and fundraiser in the nonprofit sector for over 25 years, with a focus on civil rights and public policy. Victoria “Eugie” Ruiz firstname.lastname@example.org Eugie is a 3rd year PhD student teaching Professional Writing and tutoring at the Writing Lab. Her research focuses on entrepreneurial identity, language, and culture. Derek R. Sherman email@example.com Derek is a 4th year PhD student who has interests in classical rhetoric, writing program administration, curriculum development, and transfer theory. Rebekah Sims firstname.lastname@example.org Rebekah is a 4th year PhD student whose interests include curriculum design in first-year writing, qualitative research methods, and religious rhetoric in digital spaces. Priya Sirohi email@example.com Priya is a fifth year doctoral candidate in Rhetoric & Composition. She is researching the English East India Company during the 17th century using archival methods to develop a theory of systems rhetoric. She taught FYE for several years and is now teaching Business Writing. Allegra W. Smith firstname.lastname@example.org Allegra is a fourth year PhD student who studies design of communication, digital writing, and feminist research methodologies. She currently teaches in the professional writing major and mentors new instructors in the business writing practicum. Jane Ellen Smith Jane Smith is a second year PhD student interested in studying rhetoric and identity formation, ethics and virtues taught in first year composition, women’s rhetorics, and rhetorics and first year composition as contributors to developing leaders of character at service academies. Isaac Wang email@example.com Isaac is in the third year of his PhD. 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. Shelton Weech firstname.lastname@example.org Shelton is a PhD student and is interested in public and digital rhetoric and professional writing.