About Beth Godbee
Beth Godbee (she/her) is an educational consultant, entrepreneur, and public writer focused on everyday living for justice. In 2018, Beth left a faculty position at Marquette University after being promoted with tenure to Associate Professor of English (Writing Studies) at Marquette University. As an independent scholar, Beth continues to pursue research in matters of racial justice, power, agency, social interaction, and relational communication. Among her publications are articles in Research in the Teaching of English, Community Literacy Journal, Feminist Teacher, College English, Writing Center Journal, Perspectives on Undergraduate Research and Mentoring, and Praxis. She has also co-authored chapters in Performing Antiractist Pedagogy in Rhetoric, Writing, and Communication (2016, Across the Disciplines Books); Writing Centers and the New Racism (2011, Utah State University Press); and Stories of Mentoring (2008, Parlor Press). Beth's current projects include several articles on countering microaggressions; her blog Heart-Head-Hands.com (feeling, thinking, and doing for justice); and a book project on epistemic justice.
|2018 - Present||Writer, Educator, and Entrepreneur, Heart-Head-Hands.com: Everyday Living for Justice|
|2011 - 2018||Assistant Professor of English, Marquette University|
|2011||Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Educational Background|
|2005||M.A., Georgia State University, Educational Background|
|2002||Secondary Teaching Certification, Agnes Scott College, Educational Background|
|2001||B.A., Agnes Scott College, Educational Background|
- ENGL 6840: Rhetoric and Composition Theory: Teaching Writing
- ENGL 4995: Race and Higher Education: Fostering a Climate for Cross-Racial Relations
- ENGL 4986: Writing Internship
- ENGL 4210: Writing for Social Justice (Community-Based Learning Course)
- ENGL 4210: Writing Center Studies: Research, Theory, and Practice
- ENGL 3220: Writing for the Professions
- ENGL 3210: Ethnography of the University (Undergraduate Research)
- ENGL 3210: Contemplative Writing (Undergraduate Research)
- ENGL 1002: First-Year English (FYE): Public Sphere Literacy
- ENGL 1001: First-Year English (FYE): Academic Literacies
Name It and Claim It: Cross-Campus Collaborations for Community-Based Learning
Reflections: A Journal of Public Rhetoric, Civic Writing, and Service Learning (2017)
This article describes the value of cross-campus collaborations for community-based learning. We argue that community-based learning both provides unique opportunities ...
Stretching beyond the Semester: Undergraduate Research, Ethnography of the University ...
PURM: Perspectives on Undergraduate Research and Mentoring (2015)
This article focuses on undergraduate research and mentoring through the lens of an “Ethnography of the University” course that engages ...
Book Chapters (5)
Contribution to Book
Pedagogical Too-Muchness: A Feminist Approach to Community-Based Learning, Multimodal Composition ...
Composing Feminist Interventions: Activism, Engagement, Praxis (2018)
Godbee shares a course titled “Writing for Social Justice,” which partners with the YWCA’s Racial Justice Program. The course simultaneously ...
Contribution to Book
Organizing for Antiracism in Writing Centers: Principles for Enacting Social ...
Writing Centers and the New Racism: A Call for Sustainable Dialogue and Change (2011)
We move through the chapter in three parts. First, we define organizing and answer the question of whether we in ...