Sue Carter Wood

Sue Carter Wood 

Associate Professor
Director, Rhetoric and Writing Doctoral Program

419-372-8107
carters@bgsu.edu
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. https://digitalgallery.bgsu.edu/student/exhibits/show/literacy

"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.