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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.

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Biographical Statement

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.


Research Interests

Rhetoric, queer histories, queer theory, composition pedagogy, writing program administration, disability studies

Positions Held

Peer Mentor, Undergraduate Rhetoric Program (Fall 2016)

Assistant Director, Undergraduate Rhetoric Program (Spring 2017-Spring 2018)