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Martin Kevorkian, Chair CAL 226, Mailcode B5000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4991

Faculty List

Rhetoric

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Brian A Bremen

Associate Professor

bremen@uts.cc.utexas.edu  |  512-471-7842  |  PAR 127

Education   

Ph.D., 1989, Princeton University

Interests

  American literature; modernism; the digital humanities; writers of the Harlem Renaissance; literary theory.

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Davida H Charney

Faculty

dcharney@austin.utexas.edu

Education   

Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University
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Diane Davis

Professor of Rhetoric & Writing; Director of Digital Writing & Research Lab

ddd@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8735  |  FAC 17

Interests

  My work is situated at the intersection of rhetorical theory and continental philosophy.

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Rasha Diab

Assistant Professor, Department of Rhetoric and Writing

rashadiab@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-3280  |  PAR 3

Education   

Ph.D., Composition and Rhetoric, 2009, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Interests

  Rhetorical theory, history and criticism; composition studies; political discourse; critical discourse analysis; comparative/contrastive and (inter)cultural rhetoric; public address; transnational rhetoric; multilingual writing and writing center pedagogy; qualitative research methods; rhetorics of reconciliation and peacemaking.

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Lester L Faigley

Robert Adger Law and Thos. H. Law Professor in Humanities

faigley@utexas.edu  |  512-471-7471  |  CAL 216

Education   

Ph.D., 1976, University of Washington

Interests

  Impacts of digital technologies on writing; visual rhetoric; written argument; travel literature.

Linda Ferreira-Buckley

Associate Professor

lfb@utexas.edu  |  512-471-7843  |  PAR 16

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Jacqueline M Henkel

Associate Professor

henkelj@uts.cc.utexas.edu  |  512-471-4942  |  PAR 14

Education   

Ph.D., 1985, University of Minnesota

Interests

  The relation of linguistics to literary criticism; ordinary language philosophy; narrative theory; language and gender.

Mark G Longaker

Associate Chair, Department of Rhetoric and Writing

longaker@utexas.edu  |  512-471-8725

Education   

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
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Wayne A Rebhorn

Professor

warebhorn@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8759  |  PAR 328

Education   

Ph.D., 1968, Yale University

Interests

  English and European Renaissance literature and Renaissance rhetoric.

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Patricia Roberts-Miller

Professor

redball@mindspring.com  |  512-471-8378  |  PAR 21

Education   

Ph.D., Rhetoric, 1987, University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  History, theory, and pedagogy of public argumentation.

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John J Ruszkiewicz

Professor, Department of Rhetoric and Writing

jr@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8764  |  CAL 202

Education   

Ph.D., 1977, The Ohio State University
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Clay Spinuzzi

Associate Professor

clay.spinuzzi@utexas.edu  |  512-471-8707  |  PAR 17

Education   

Ph.D., 1999, Iowa State University

Interests

  Rhetoric; computers and English studies; genre theory; activity theory; computers and writing; workplace studies; research methods and methodologies.

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Margaret A Syverson

Associate Professor, Director of the Undergraduate Writing Center

pegsyverson@gmail.com  |  512-471-8734  |  PAR 124

Education   

Ph.D., 1994, University of California, San Diego

Interests

  Complexity theory, cognitive science, cognitive anthropology, learning and development

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Jeffrey Walker

Professor & Chair, Department of Rhetoric & Writing

jswalker@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-7843  |  PAR 3

Education   

Ph.D., 1985, University of California, Berkeley

Interests

  Rhetorical theory, history of rhetoric, ancient rhetoric, rhetoric and poetics, modern rhetoric and literature

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Marjorie Curry Woods

Blumberg Centennial Professor of English and University Distinguished Teaching Professor

marjoriewoods@austin.utexas.edu  |  512-471-8383  |  CAL 301

Education   

Ph.D., U. of Toronto

Interests

  Medieval literature; medieval and renaissance rhetoric and pedagogy; composition exercises in premodern classroom; modern use of premodern compostion exercises

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