Sue Carter Wood
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
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
Teaching of Writing
“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.