Murphy, Robin M. Books

Dr. Robin Murphy, Assistant Professor of English at East Central University in Oklahoma, received her PhD in Rhetoric and Writing from Bowling Green State University in 2007. In addition to her main research interests in civic literacy, trauma rhetoric, and pop culture studies, she also delves into feminist theory. Professionally, she serves on the Editorial Staff for Kairos, the Review Board of Computers and Composition Online and regularly presents at rhetoric, feminist and popular culture conferences.

How Social Trauma Affects How We Write. Post 9/11 Rhetorical Theory and Composition Pedagogy
2010 0-7734-3695-2
This study explores classic rhetorical traditions and modern composition pedagogies that best suit post-9/11 students. This work utilizes concrete examples and includes a guide for instructors on bringing cultural artifacts into their writing classrooms. This work will appeal to scholars in Pedagogy, New Media, and Literacy Studies as well as Composition and Rhetoric.