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Krista Ratcliffe

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Department Chair, Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1401
Biography

Krista Ratcliffe is a professor and chair of English at Arizona State University. She earned her doctorate from The Ohio State University (1988) and has been a professor and chair of English at Marquette University and Purdue University. Her research focuses on intersections of rhetoric, feminist theory, and critical race studies. Her books include: Anglo-American Challenges to the Rhetorical Traditions: Virginia Woolf, Mary Daly, and Adrienne Rich (1996); Who's Having This Baby? (2002); Rhetorical Listening: Identification, Gender, Whiteness (2006), which won the 2006 JAC Gary Olson Award, the 2007 CCCC Outstanding Book Award, and the 2007 Rhetoric Society of America Book Award; Performing Feminist Administration in Rhetoric and Composition Studies"(2010) co-edited with Rebecca Rickly; Silence and Listening as Rhetorical Arts (2011) co-edited with Cheryl Glenn; and Rhetorics of Whiteness: Postracial Hauntings in Popular Culture, Social Media, and Education (2017) co-edited with Tammy Kennedy and Joyce Middleton, which won a 2018 CCCC Outstanding Book Award. Her work has also appeared in edited collections as well as in academic journals, such as CCC, JAC, Rhetoric Review, College English, and Rhetoric Society Quarterly. Her national service has included serving as president of the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition (CWSHRC) and the Rhetoric Society of America (RSA).

Education

 Ph.D. The Ohio State University 1988

Research Interests

Rhetoric and Composition Studies, Feminist Rhetoric, Critical Race Studies, Writing Program Administration

Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 492Honors Directed Study
FMS 492Honors Directed Study
ENG 493Honors Thesis
FMS 493Honors Thesis
ENG 499Individualized Instruction
FMS 499Individualized Instruction
ENG 590Reading and Conference
LIN 590Reading and Conference
FMS 590Reading and Conference
LIN 592Research
ENG 592Research
LIN 593Applied Project
FMS 593Applied Project
ENG 593Applied Project
LIN 595Continuing Registration
ENG 595Continuing Registration
LIN 599Thesis
ENG 599Thesis
ENG 784Internship
APL 784Internship
APL 790Reading and Conference
ENG 790Reading and Conference
LIN 790Reading and Conference
LIN 792Research
ENG 792Research
APL 792Research
LIN 795Continuing Registration
APL 795Continuing Registration
ENG 795Continuing Registration
LIN 799Dissertation
APL 799Dissertation
ENG 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
FMS 492Honors Directed Study
ENG 492Honors Directed Study
FMS 493Honors Thesis
ENG 499Individualized Instruction
FMS 499Individualized Instruction
ENG 580Practicum
FMS 590Reading and Conference
ENG 590Reading and Conference
LIN 590Reading and Conference
LIN 592Research
ENG 592Research
FMS 593Applied Project
LIN 593Applied Project
ENG 593Applied Project
ENG 595Continuing Registration
LIN 595Continuing Registration
ENG 780Practicum
ENG 790Reading and Conference
APL 790Reading and Conference
LIN 790Reading and Conference
LIN 792Research
ENG 792Research
ENG 795Continuing Registration
LIN 795Continuing Registration
LIN 799Dissertation
ENG 799Dissertation
APL 799Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 392History of Rhetorical Theory
ENG 492Honors Directed Study
FMS 492Honors Directed Study
ENG 493Honors Thesis
FMS 493Honors Thesis
FMS 499Individualized Instruction
ENG 499Individualized Instruction
LIN 590Reading and Conference
FMS 590Reading and Conference
ENG 590Reading and Conference
ENG 592Research
LIN 592Research
LIN 593Applied Project
ENG 593Applied Project
FMS 593Applied Project
LIN 595Continuing Registration
ENG 595Continuing Registration
LIN 599Thesis
ENG 599Thesis
LIN 780Practicum
APL 784Internship
ENG 790Reading and Conference
APL 790Reading and Conference
LIN 790Reading and Conference
APL 792Research
LIN 792Research
ENG 792Research
LIN 795Continuing Registration
ENG 795Continuing Registration
LIN 799Dissertation
APL 799Dissertation
ENG 799Dissertation
Editorships

Co-editor (with Jerry Murphy) of the Landmark Essays series at Routledge

Professional Associations

Rhetoric Society of America, CCCC, MLA