I’m an associate professor of English at Spelman College, where I teach rhetoric, composition, and creative nonfiction. My areas of specialization include disability studies, writing pedagogy, and digital composition.
My book Mad at School: Rhetorics of Mental Disability and Academic Life (University of Michigan Press) won the Outstanding Book Award from CCCC. Reviews, annotations and commentary have appeared in College Composition and Communication; the Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database; Disability Studies Quarterly; the Social Science Research Network; and Composition Forum.
Other writing appears in Ms. magazine, Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture, Inside Higher Education, Creative Nonfiction, College Composition and Communication, Profession, and Disability Studies Quarterly. I hold a PhD in rhetoric/composition from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, an MFA in fiction writing from the University of Michigan, and a BA from Amherst College.
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