Sue Carter Wood

Sue Carter Wood

Associate Professor

Director, Rhetoric and Writing Studies Graduate Program

401 East Hall

Degrees and Institutions

Ph.D. English with Rhetoric Specialization, University of Texas at Austin
B.A. English, Mississippi College

Area: Rhetoric & Writing

Research Interests: The history of writing instruction in US colleges; women’s rhetorics and rhetorical practices; the history of rhetoric

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses

ENG 2070: Intermediate Writing
ENG 3810: Grammar and Writing
ENG 4840: Backgrounds & Theory of Teaching Writing

Graduate Courses

ENG 6210: Rhetoric and Composition Studies
ENG 6220: Teaching of Writing
ENG 6220: Teaching Grammar in the Context of Writing
ENG 6800: 19th Century Women's Rhetorics
ENG 7220: History of Rhetoric
ENG 7230: US Composition History

Select Publications

“Literacy Artifacts: Preserving Tools, Methods, and Teachers’ Technologies of the Long Nineteenth Century.” Digital Gallery. Jerome Libraries Website. Bowling Green State University. 2016.

"The Needle as the Pen: Intentionality, Needlework, and the Production of Alternate Discourses of Power." Co-authored with Heather Pristash and Inez Schaechterle. Women and Things: The Material Culture of Needlework and Textiles, 1650-1950. Ed Maureen Daly Goggin and Beth Tobin. Ashgate, 2009.

Work in Progress

The rhetorical practices of African-American women of the Jim Crow era, particularly Hallie Quinn Brown and Ida B. Wells.

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