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Associate Professor Robert Eddy

Robert Eddy

Robert Eddy

Biography:

Robert Eddy’s PhD is from the University of Durham, England, where he studied the rhetorics of politics, science, and religion. He has directed writing programs in China and Egypt, and he was the department’s Director of Composition, from 2002 through 2010. He won the University of North Carolina Board of Governors’ Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2001, worth $10,000. English Graduate Students voted him Most Supportive Faculty Member in 2007 and again in 2009.

Selected Publications:

Book in Progress:
Rhetorics of Renaming in Malcolm X.
Book under contract to Utah State University Press:
Writing Across Cultural and Racial Boundaries.

Books Published:
A Language and Power Reader: Representations of Race in a Post-Racist Era. Utah State University Press, 2014. Co-Editor Victor Villanueva.
Reflections on Multiculturalism. Yarmouth, Maine: Intercultural Press, 1996.

His Favorite Three Articles:

– “Racism, Pedagogy, and the Renaming of the USA: Racial Autobiographies and Malcolm X.” Race and Pedagogy Journal: Teaching and Learning for Justice: October, 2015, Vol. 1: No. 1, Article 4.
Available at: http://soundideas.pugetsound.edu/rpj/vol1/iss1/4
-“Toward a New Critical Framework: Color-Conscious Political Morality and Pedagogy at Historically Black and Historically White Colleges and Universities.” Co-authored with Carmen Kynard. College Composition and Communication, 61:1, September 2009, W24-W44.
-“Writing: the Interpreter of Desires,” Writing on the Edge, 11 (1), (2000), 48-52.

Research & Teaching Interests:

– Rhetoric and racism
– Malcolm X and the renaming of the U.S.A.
– Islamophobia and rhetorics of the less than human
– Robotic rhetorics and the politics of the post-human

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