Graduate Assistants

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  • Stephanie Maria Aitken

    Stephanie Maria Aitken

    Graduate Research Assistant

  • Shadden Alfadhil

    Shadden Alfadhil

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Linguistics: Semantics & Pragmatics, Syntax, Morphology, Language Documentation

  • Betty Aquino

    Betty Aquino

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Folklore: contemporary legend, working class narratives

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  • Keene Keene Carter

    Keene Keene Carter

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Celia Causey

    Celia Causey

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Summer Chambers

    Summer Chambers

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Linguistics: Computational Linguistics, Automated Speech Recognition, Language Documentation/Revitalization, Phonetics, Sociolinguistics (Gender and Neurodiversity)

  • Bri Chapman

    Bri Chapman

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Danny Gordon Coates-Finke

    Danny Gordon Coates-Finke

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Composition

  • Michelle Conklin-Kusel

    Michelle Conklin-Kusel

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric: Academic, baseline, civic, and information literacies; news media's role in the public sphere; propaganda and fake news; first-year composition; writing program administration; applying Stasis Theory to teaching research and writing; critical thinking and logical fallacies; Kenneth Burke's theory on identification and division in relation to political power and influence.

  • Kara Marie Crawford

    Kara Marie Crawford

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Lena Crown

    Lena Crown

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Adam A Cutter

    Adam A Cutter

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Linguistics: Computational Linguistics, Syntax, Distributional Semantics, Typology, Morphology, Historical Linguistics

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  • Elena E Macdonald

    Elena E Macdonald

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Creative Writing: queer literature, women & gender studies, personal narratives

  • Chris Mann

    Chris Mann

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Giulia Masella Soldati

    Giulia Masella Soldati

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Linguistics: Phonetics, Phonology, Second Language Acquisition, Language Documentation and Revitalization

  • Josie M Mckenzie

    Josie M Mckenzie

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Kathryn Marie Meeks

    Kathryn Marie Meeks

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric: Visual Rhetoric, Professional and Technical Writing, Rhetoric, Writing Studies

  • Madeline Kaye Merritt

    Madeline Kaye Merritt

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Janalyn A. Miklas

    Janalyn A. Miklas

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Linguistics: Phonetics, Phonology, Second Language Acquisition

  • Abigail Mills

    Abigail Mills

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Maria Carolina Miranda

    Maria Carolina Miranda

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Mohamed Mohamed

    Mohamed Mohamed

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology of Religion, Politics of the Middle East, Islamism, Religious Education, Religious Institutions

  • Homa Mojadidi

    Homa Mojadidi

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Angelina M Morin

    Angelina M Morin

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Nilima Mow

    Nilima Mow

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Linguistics

  • Angela L Mroz

    Angela L Mroz

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Katy Mullins

    Katy Mullins

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Susan Muth

    Susan Muth

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

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  • Nic Nusbaumer

    Nic Nusbaumer

    Graduate Lecturer

    Institutional Rhetorics, Institutional Ethnography, Composition Pedagogy

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  • Violeta Palchik

    Violeta Palchik

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Folklore, Folklife, Public Folklore, Foodways, Immigrant Experience, Urban Folklore, Cultural Anthropology.

  • Faith Palermo

    Faith Palermo

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Michael Panciera

    Michael Panciera

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Jihoon Park

    Jihoon Park

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing: Fiction

  • Arlee Jade Pearlswig

    Arlee Jade Pearlswig

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Morphology, Syntax, Computational Linguistics, Semantics & Pragmatics

  • Martheaus Lamar Perkins

    Martheaus Lamar Perkins

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Ana Pugatch

    Ana Pugatch

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

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  • Taylor Nicole Schaefer

    Taylor Nicole Schaefer

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • DT Schatten

    DT Schatten

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing

  • Shabrayle Antoinette Setliff

    Shabrayle Antoinette Setliff

    Graduate Research Assistant

  • Jacob Lyle Sharp

    Jacob Lyle Sharp

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Huma Sheikh

    Huma Sheikh

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Kerry Michelle Smith

    Kerry Michelle Smith

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric: Writing studies, rhetoric of true crime, transfer of learning, writing threshold concepts, pedagogy

  • Kylie Pat Smith

    Kylie Pat Smith

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Emily Sok

    Emily Sok

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    reading in freshman composition, reading and writing identities, inequity and racism connected to literacy/literacies, the science of reading, K-12 language practices and their connections with college writing, multiplicity as a teaching philosophy and methodological phenomenon, Kenneth Burke, Richard III

  • Emily R C Staudt

    Emily R C Staudt

    Graduate Lecturer

    Writing and Rhetoric: teacher growth and development, writing pedagogy, writing across the curriculum

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  • Eli Vandegrift

    Eli Vandegrift

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Creative Writing: Film and media studies, environmental studies, ecopoetry, queer poetry, queer studies, gender and identity studies.

  • Haley A Vandervort

    Haley A Vandervort

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Linguistics: Acoustic phonetics; Laboratory phonology; Atypical speech; Classification models of speech

  • Anastasia Pestova von Esken

    Anastasia Pestova von Esken

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Technical Writing, Generative AI, Cognitive Justice, Instruction of Rhetoric across Technical Disciplines, Technical Communication, Large Language Models (LLMs) and Translation, Bias in AI Systems

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  • Lloyd Spencer Wallace

    Lloyd Spencer Wallace

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • John P Walter

    John P Walter

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric: digital rhetoric, technical communication, digital curation, theories and histories of rhetoric, digital humanities, composition pedagogy, rhetorics and poetics of memory, media ecology, medieval rhetorics and poetics

  • Junyi Wang

    Junyi Wang

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Radhika U Wheelock

    Radhika U Wheelock

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Ozzy Raylene Whitley

    Ozzy Raylene Whitley

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Public folklore, ethnomusicology, anthropology, cultural geography, Appalachia, American South.

  • Jessie Wiggins

    Jessie Wiggins

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Writing and Rhetoric: Rhetoric of health and medicine, invitational rhetoric, medical writing