Bethany Meadows

PhD Student
Graduate Assistant

Research Areas

Sexual Assault Rhetoric, Trauma-Informed Teaching and Tutoring, Writing Centers


Bethany Meadows [she/her(s)] earned her BA in English and BSEd in Integrated Language Arts Education (grades 7-12) from Ashland University. Recently, she finished her MA in Rhetoric and Composition from Ball State University. For the past few years, she’s been reading, writing, and researching three main realms: sexual assault rhetoric, trauma-informed teaching & tutoring, and writing centers. For instance, her MA thesis examined various universities’ student handbooks, specifically analyzing their sexual misconduct and violence policies for if they perpetuated and/or subverted rape culture. Additionally, she’s presented at several conferences related to trauma-informed tutoring and teaching as well as sexual assault rhetoric in the 2016 election. Outside of academic work, Bethany enjoys volunteering for local community organizations. She’s also an avid hockey fan, particularly of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets as she is originally from central Ohio. Additionally, she enjoys finding and attending live music performances and concerts.


B.A. in English, Ashland University

B.S.Ed in Integrated Language Arts Education (grades 7-12), Ashland University

MA in English Rhetoric and Composition, Ball State University

Social Media

Twitter: @be_me6