Steve Parks is an Associate Professor in the Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition at Syracuse University. His scholarship is focused on community literacy, partnerships, and organizing. Currently he is working with Syrian activists to create a multimodal news/media project designed to support the development of democratic dialogue and activism within Syria and refugee camps.
André Habet studies the relationship between nationalism and writing pedagogy, rhetorics of tourism, and comic book authorship. He lives in Syracuse, NY and is enrolled in Syracuse University’s Composition and Cultural Rhetoric program.
Liaison to the SWR Board
Telsha Curry is a Ph.D. student in Composition and Cultural Rhetoric (CCR) at Syracuse University. Her current work analyzes linguistic imperialism (especially of English), African diaspora epistemologies, such as resistance and survival heuristics, and their relationship to the composing and rhetorical processes of Black folk, primarily in the U.S.
Assistant Editor for Multimodal Projects
Romeo García is a Ph.D. candidate in the Composition and Cultural Rhetoric program at Syracuse University. Currently, his work combines personal and historical narrative with ethnographic and rhetorical studies to examine how local histories, peoples, and their practices undercut national and universal narratives.
Assistant Editor, Digital Media
Tamara Issak is a doctoral candidate in Composition and Cultural Rhetoric at Syracuse University. Her research focuses on Islamophobia, constitutive rhetoric, and the rhetorics of space and place.
Assistant Editor, Outreach & Timeline Historian
C.C. Hendricks is a doctoral student in the Composition and Cultural Rhetoric department at Syracuse University and holds MAs in English Education and Liberal Studies. She teaches undergraduate composition courses and has served as consultants in University writing centers and a Writing Across the Curriculum program. Her research interests include critical cultural studies in the composition classroom, feminist, countercultural and social-epistemic rhetoric, feminist recovery projects, the rhetoric of WAC, media literacy, and WPA work.
Assistant Editor, Web Development
Brett Keegan is a PhD candidate in Composition and Cultural Rhetoric at Syracuse University. His research focuses on circulation, fandoms, and play.