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Bio

Associate Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Education

Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Bio

Patricia Boyd is an Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Composition. She teaches undergraduate courses in writing, as well as graduate seminars in Composition Theory and Compostion and Feminism. Her work has appeared  in national journals like Computers and Composition, College EnglishComposition Forum, Peer ReviewWorks and Days and international journals like JELLiC and O1E3Media. When she's not engaged in teaching or research, she loves spending time hiking and with her dogs and husband.  

Research Interests

  • Using blogs and other social media in business writing classes and graduate composition courses
  • Current representations of women in online fourms (particularly online book discussions and weight loss/diet blogs)
  • Cultural representations of bipolar disorder (particularly in movies like Silver Lining Playbook and television ads)
  • Gendered representations of coercion and consent in 50 Shades of Grey 

Courses

Summer 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 302 Business Writing

Spring 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 101 First-Year Composition
ENG 102 First-Year Composition
ENG 552 Composition Studies

Fall 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 101 First-Year Composition
ENG 302 Business Writing
ENG 652 Advanced Composition Studies

Summer 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 302 Business Writing

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 302 Business Writing
ENG 552 Composition Studies

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 302 Business Writing
ENG 552 Composition Studies

Summer 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 302 Business Writing

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 302 Business Writing

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 302 Business Writing

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 302 Business Writing
ENG 552 Composition Studies

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 302 Business Writing

Summer 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 302 Business Writing

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 302 Business Writing
ENG 552 Composition Studies

Winter 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 302 Business Writing

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 101 First-Year Composition
ENG 302 Business Writing
ENG 652 Advanced Composition Studies

Summer 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ENG 301 Writing for the Professions
ENG 302 Business Writing

Presentations

  1. Webb, Patricia Responding to Student Writing. Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference. (Oct 2006).

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Boyd,Patricia Rose * . Assessing and Evaluating Learning Outcomes in Traditional, Hybrid, and Online First Year Composition Courses. AZ BOARD OF REGENTS (1/1/2004 - 6/30/2005).

* principal investigator

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Curriculum Vitae / Resume

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