Sue Carter Wood

Sue Carter Wood 

Associate Professor
Director, Rhetoric and Writing Doctoral 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

History of Rhetoric
US Composition History
19th Century Women's Rhetorics
Women’s Rhetorical Practices
Teaching Grammar in the Context of Writing
Grammar and Writing
Backgrounds & Theory of Teaching Writing
Intermediate Writing
Teaching of Writing

Select Publications

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