Cindy Damm McPeters

Cindy Damm McPeters

Office: MHRA 3210


  • Fifth-year PhD candidate studying Rhetoric & Composition, Restoration and
    Eighteenth Century British literature
  • MA, English; grad certificate, Rhetoric & Composition; Appalachian State
  • MA, Liberal Studies; post-bacc certificate, Global Studies; UNCG
  • BA, English, journalism; East Carolina University

Honors & awards:

  • UNCG College of Arts & Sciences Summer Research Assistantship, 2021
  • Hephzibah Roskelly Award for Pedagogical Innovation, UNCG Department of English, 2020-21

Post-secondary teaching experience:

  • UNCG College Writing I, College Writing II, Approaches to Literature, Introduction to Narrative, The Rhetoric of Remembering (FMS 115)
  • Guilford College, First-Year Writing Seminar
  • Appalachian State University Expository Writing, Writing Across the Curriculum

Service & committee experience:

  • Former Assistant Director, College Writing Program
  • Previous service on Graduate Studies Committee, College Writing Program standing committee, Open Education Resources Committee

Selected conference presentations and invited talks:

  • “Combatting the Commonplace of the Military Veteran as Male: Reading Identity
    in the World War II Diaries of Women Veterans,” accepted, 2020 Conference on
    College Composition and Communication, Milwaukee, WI, March 2020.
  • “Private Rhetoric and Public Memory: The DIY Activism of Esther Gilbert’s
    WWII Scrapbook,” 2019 Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference: DIY Feminist
    Activism, Harrisonburg, VA, November 2019.
  • “Agatha Christie and Feminism,” invited talk, Triad Stage, Greensboro, NC,
    September 2018.
  • “Reclaiming Gossip as Good: Miss Marple and Alternative Discourse,” English
    Graduate Student Association 10th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference,
    Greensboro, NC, February 2018.
  • “Holy Visions, Earthly Words: A Rhetorical Analysis of Selected Letters of
    Hildegard of Bingen,” Southeastern Medieval Association Annual Conference,
    Charleston, SC, November 2017.
  • “The Center Will Swipe: Creating Interactive Resources for the Multimodal
    Online Writing Lab,” roundtable with Amy Hansen and Kylee Neal, Southeastern
    Writing Center Association Conference, Oxford, MS, February 2017.