Dr. Whitney Douglas has a B.A. in English and Latin American Studies from Weber State University, an M.A. in English from Boise State University, and a Ph.D. in English (Composition and Rhetoric) along with a Graduate Certificate in Women's and Gender Studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. After teaching and serving as the coordinator of composition at Marshall University in West Virginia for four years, she returned to Boise State University in 2012 as a member of the rhetoric and composition faculty in the Department of English. Her teaching concentrations are in women’s and feminist rhetoric, community literacy, composition theory and pedagogy, and nonfiction writing. In her research, Dr. Douglas seeks to engage community audiences and/or address community needs, while focusing on the field of composition and rhetoric. She is currently working on articles about the use of writing in a women’s studies service learning class and the activist literacy practices of Nebraska women suffragists.
Revisioning Authority through Dangerous Moves, Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference, Minnesota State University (2011)
Entering the Text of Teaching: (Re)Visioning How We Teach Writing, Conference on College Composition and Communication (2010)
Emotional Literacy and the Feminist Activist Class, Conference on College Composition and Communication (2009)
Becoming Feminists: Emotional Literacy and the Shaping of Identity in Feminist Communities, ETD Collection for University of Nebraska - Lincoln (2008)
This dissertation contributes to the areas of literacy studies, rhetoric, and composition pedagogy, by taking...