Crystal N. Fodrey is a PhD candidate in the RCTE Program and former Graduate Assistant in the Writing Center. She has a range of teaching experience from first-year composition to professional writing, and her research interests include stylistics, spatial pedagogies, and rhetorics of creative nonfiction. Fodrey's chapter, "Voice, Transformed: The Potentialities of Style Pedagogy in the Teaching of Creative Nonfiction," appears in the edited collection Style=Composition.
Dr. Anita Furtner Archer currently works as a communications specialist for a Fortune 500 company where she is responsible for creating and coordinating department- and business-wide communication and managing several intranet sites. Her research interests include Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC), using technology to enhance collaboration, and examining how video game technology can enhance business learning, specifically internal organizational crisis communication skills.
Jennifer Haley-Brown is a PhD candidate in RCTE at the University of Arizona, where she has taught classes in first-year composition, business writing, and new media. Jennifer’s research centers on public memory, digital rhetoric, and the rhetorics of space. Her dissertation studies how digitality influences the relationship between dominant and non-dominant discourses in public memory spaces. For more information about Jennifer's work, visit http://www.u.arizona.edu/~jhaley/.
Ashley J. Holmes is a PhD candidate in RCTE. Her dissertation is a comparative study of the administration and public writing pedagogies among three writing programs. Holmes's article "Debates from the Past, Conversations about Our Future" appeared in the January 2012 centennial anniversary issue of English Journal. For more information about Ashley's work, visit http://ashleyjholmes.com/.
Amy C. Kimme Hea is an Associate Professor in the RCTE Program and Associate Director of the Writing Program. Her research interests include spatial rhetoric, hypertext theory, computers and composition, and professional and technical writing theory and practice. Her 2009 collection Going Wireless: A Critical Exploration of Wireless and Mobile Technologies for Composition Teachers and Researchers was nominated for the Computers and Composition best book award, and she has published in a range of edited collections and journals in the field. For more information about Amy's work, visit http://www.u.arizona.edu/~kimmehea.
Marissa M. Juárez is a PhD candidate in RCTE at the University of Arizona, where she teaches first-year and professional writing courses. Her dissertation, “Bodily Force and Rhetorical Function in the Afro-Brazilian Art Form of Capoeira” explores capoeira as a bodily rhetoric in which physical movements and gestures drive communicative performances between practitioners. Her research suggests that practitioners’ use of space calls into question socially constructed ideologies of inequality as they share, negotiate, and move within the space of the capoeira classroom, making it a potential site for coalition-building across lines of difference.
Londie T. Martin is a PhD candidate, rhetorician, feminist, partner, and mom who studies, writes, reads, and performs in Tucson, Arizona. As a Crossroads Collaborative scholar, her research interests are located at the intersection of youth, sexuality, health, and rights with a specific focus on geographies of queer youth sexualities. For more information about Londie's work, visit http://www.londietmartin.com.
Jenna Vinson is a PhD candidate in the RCTE program at the University of Arizona where she teaches writing, rhetoric, and gender and women’s studies. She is currently writing her dissertation—an analysis of the ways in which visual and verbal rhetoric about “teenage pregnancy” constructs and constrains rhetorical situations for young mothers.
Elise Verzosa is a PhD candidate in RCTE at the University of Arizona where she teaches courses in first-year composition and professional writing. She is also the assistant editor of Rhetoric Review and is currently working on her dissertation which explores the role of visual argumentation in relation to contemporary representations about women in positions of power.