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GRADUATE STUDENTS

Doctoral Students

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Hannah Brady Espinoza

@hbradyespinoza
espino66@msu.edu

Research interests: cultural rhetorics, community-based research, American Indian Studies

   
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Phil Bratta
ABD

@philbratta
philbratta@gmail.com

Research interests: cultural rhetorics, digital rhetorics, pedagogy, visual rhetoric                    

   
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Lauren Brentnell

@RhetoricNSpice
lauren.brentnell@gmail.com

Research interests: Trauma studies, Digital Rhetorics, and pedagogy

   
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Rebecca C. Conklin

conkli97@msu.edu

Research interests: Feminist rhetorics, cultural-rhetorical pedagogy, translingualism, reflective writing/practice

 

   
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Elise Page Dixon

dixonel7@msu.edu

Research interests: cultural rhetorics, queer rhetorics, writing center studies, feminist composition, women's and gender studies, online identities

   
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Jerrice Donelson

@msjerrice
jdonelso@umich.edu

Research Interests: Literacy, Community Engagement

   
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Wonderful Faison
ABD

wonderfulfaison@gmail.com

Research interests: WC Theory, Researach, & Pedagogy, African American Language & Rhetoric, Cultural Rhetorics & Literacy

   
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Kate Firestone

firest16@msu.edu

Research interests: identity, race, rhetoric, gender, space, multimodal and digital composition, Asian American, queer, and cultural rhetoric

   
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Howard Fooksman

fooksman@msu.edu

Research interests: Educational Technology, Digital Rhetoric, Experiential Learning, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Accessibility, Disability Studies

   
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Bree Gannon

gannonb1@msu.edu

Research interests: Literacy studies, decolonial and feminist pedagogy, digital composition, and religious rhetoric

   
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Jack Hennes

@hennesjack
hennesja@msu.edu

Research interests: urban & transportation planning, user-centered design & composition, technical communication, deliberative rhetoric

   
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Les Hutchinson
ABD

@techairos
hutch220@msu.edu

Research interests: Digital Rhetoric, Technical Communication, Cultural Rhetorics, Intellectual Property, Privacy, and Cultural Appropriation

   
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Catheryn Jennings

@cat_a_jennings
catherynjennings@gmail.com

Research Interests: queer rhetorics, cultural rhetorics, digital communities, indigenous rhetorics

   
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Shewonda Leger

legershe@msu.edu

Research interests: Black Feminist Filmmaking, Diaspora and Caribbean Rhetorics, Cultural Rhetorics, Digital Rhetorics, and Women and Gender Studies

   
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Suban Nur Cooley

@subannurcooley
cooleys7@msu.edu

Research Interests: Orality-literacy, Black/African diaspora, multimodality, cultural rhetorics, Somalia, self and identity, migration

   
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Kenlea Pebbles

pebbles1@msu.edu

Research Interests: ESL and business rhetorics, Native American rhetorics, feminist rhetorics, cultural rhetorics, environmental rhetorics, visual and digital rhetorics

   
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Sarah Prielipp

prielip3@msu.edu

Research interests: American Indian rhetorics, Digital Humanities, Learning, multimodal composition

   
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Santos Ramos
ABD

ramossan@msu.edu

Research interests: Chican@ and Indigenous Studies, cultural rhetorics, digital rhetorics, social movement theory and practice 

   
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Rachel Robinson

@reneerach
robi1078@msu.edu

Research Interests: writing centers, body rhetoric, female academics and administrators, contingent faculty issues, WPA, popular culture

   
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Eric Rodriguez

@RodriguezEricM
rodri691@msu.edu

Research Interests: Cultural Rhetorics, Chicanx rhetoric, pedagogy

   
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Jaquetta Shade
ABD

shadejaq@msu.edu

Research interests: cultural rhetorics, American Indian rhetoric, decolonizing methodologies, Indigenous feminism

   
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Erin Schaefer

erinschaefer9@gmail.com

Research interests: digital rhetoric, cultural rhetorics, literacy narratives, emotion, fear, identity, trauma, mental health, and pedagogy

   
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Heather Noel Turner
ABD

younghe5@msu.edu

Research interests: research methods, social justice, visual design in technical communication and professional writing

 

Masters Students

   
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Garrett Colón
Critical Studies in Literacy & Pedagogy (CSLP)

colongar@msu.edu

Research Interests: Inclusive pedagogical practices, Cultural Rhetorics, Indigenous Literacies, Program assessment, Writing in Digital Environments

                                                                                                     
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Phil Deaton
Digital Rhetoric & Professional Writing (DRPW)

@DeatonPhil
deatonph@msu.edu

Research Interests: Accessibility, Disability Studies, Accessible Learning Experience Design, Rhetoric of Law, Learning Design, Web Design, Outreach & Engagement      

   
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Kelli Gill
Critical Studies in Literacy & Pedagogy (CSLP)

gillkel1@msu.edu

Research Interests: Cultural Rhetorics, Identity, Community, Visual Rhetorics, Intersections of Food Studies, Ethics, and Sustainability.
   
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Jen Ismerle
Digital Rhetoric & Professional Writing (DRPW)

ismerlej@msu.edu

Research Interests: User Experience Research, Ecological Validity, Mobile/Web Research and Design, Universal Design, Disability Studies
   
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Autumn Laws
Critical Studies in Literacy & Pedagogy (CSLP)

lawsautu@msu.edu

Research Interests: Disability Studies, Multimodal Composition, Memoir Writing, Social Media Rhetorics
   
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Johnathan McClintick
Critical Studies in Literacy & Pedagogy (CSLP)

mcclin69@msu.edu

Research Interests: Memoir, Cultural Rhetorics, Community Literacy, Social Activism, Digital Composition, Queer Rhetorics, Pedagogy as Activism
   
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Trevor Sutton
Digital Rhetoric & Professional Writing (DRPW)

@atrevorsutton
sutton28@msu.edu

Research Interests: Professional Writing, Digital Rhetoric, Cultural Rhetorics, Religion and Rhetoric
   
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Analisa Skeen
Critical Studies in Literacy & Pedagogy (CSLP)

analisa.sk@gmail.com

Research Interests: Environmental Rhetorics, Wilderness, Indigenous Rhetorics, Decolonial Theory