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Kristin Bennett

Ross-Blakley Hall 101AA
PO Box 871401
TEMPE
Grad Teaching Assistant
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1401

Student Information

Graduate Student
English (Writing, Rhetorics, and Literacies)
The College of Lib Arts & Sci

Biography

Kristin Bennett is a Graduate Teaching Associate and PhD Candidate in the ASU English department. She is currently completing her PhD in Writing, Rhetorics, and Literacies and received a Graduate Certificate in Gender Studies. Her research engages with the fields of rhetoric, technical and professional communication, business communication, disability rhetorics, biopolitics, rhetorics of health and medicine, composition studies, writing center studies, legal rhetorics, and higher education policy. 

Education

PhD Writing, Rhetorics, Literacies, Arizona State University (ASU) (Anticipated graduation spring 2022)

MA English Language and Literature, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ)

BA English Language and Literature, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ)

Research Interests

Rhetoric

Technical and professional communication

Business writing

Disability studies

Social justice

Rhetorics of health and medicine

Digital rhetorics and digital humanities

Composition and writing studies

Gender and feminist studies

 

 

Publications

Articles Accepted for Publication

Bennett, K. C. & Hannah, M.A. (2021). “Generative fusions: Integrating disability studies, legal studies, and technical and professional communication in the work of disability inclusion and access,” IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 64 (3), 2021. DOI: 10.1109/TPC.2021.3090597

Bennett, K. C. (forthcoming). “Tracing ableism’s rhetorical circulation through an analysis of composition mission statements.” Composition Studies.

Bennett, K. C. & Hannah, M.A. (forthcoming). “Transforming the rights-based encounter: Disability rights, disability justice, and the ethics of access.” Journal of Business and Technical Communication.

Published Conference Proceedings

Bennett, K. “Fostering inclusive documentation practices by teaching disability studies in technical and professional communication: A case study.” Association for Business Communication 2020 International Conference.

Bennett, Kristin. “Interrogating normalizing pedagogies, policies, and practices in professional writing through disability studies.” IEEE Explore. DOI:10.1109/ProComm48883.2020.00011

Reviews

Bennett, K. (2020). Book Review of Mallett, Rebecca, Cassandra A. Ogden, and Jenny Slater, eds. Theorising Normalcy and the Mundane: Precarious Positions. Chester: The University of Chester Press, 2016. Disability Studies Quarterly, 40 (1). https://dsq-sds.org/article/view/7412/5505

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
ENG 302 Business Writing
Summer 2021
Course Number Course Title
ENG 302 Business Writing
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
ENG 391 Writing in Context
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
ENG 215 Strategies of Academic Writing
ENG 301 Writing for the Professions
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
ENG 594 Conference and Workshop
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
ENG 301 Writing for the Professions
ENG 594 Conference and Workshop
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
ENG 594 Conference and Workshop
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 101 First-Year Composition
ENG 594 Conference and Workshop
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 216 Persuasive Writng Public Issue
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 101 First-Year Composition
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 102 First-Year Composition

Honors/Awards

Arizona State University English Department Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award  (spring 2021)

Conference on College Composition and Communication Disability in College Composition Travel Award (spring 2021)

Graduate & Professional Student Association (GPSA) Outstanding Mentor Award (fall 2020)

GPSA Graduate Teaching Associate Award (Spring 2017)