Center Graduate Students: Andrew Bowman
Andrew Bowman is a PhD student in the department of English and the Center for Writing Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
After growing up in Houston, Andy earned his BA in Rhetoric, History, and Government at the University of Texas at Austin. There he developed a deep appreciation and love for rhetoric and its use as a framework for understanding community decision making. After graduating, he worked for the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities organizing teacher professional development for middle- and high-school humanities teachers.
Rhetoric, queer histories, queer theory, composition pedagogy, writing program administration, disability studies
Peer Mentor, Undergraduate Rhetoric Program (Fall 2016)
Assistant Director, Undergraduate Rhetoric Program (Spring 2017-Spring 2018)