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Caddie Alford

Assistant Professor
(804) 827 8330
Hibbs Hall 324C


BA Beloit College
PhD Indiana University

Research/Teaching Focus

Rhetorical theory; digital rhetoric; intersections between rhetoric and philosophy in antiquity; disability studies; writing pedagogies; social media culture; feminisms.

Recent Publications

“Edible Habits: Updating Temperance for the Digital Age.” Rhetoric Review, vol. 37, no. 4, 2018, 353-63.

“Creating with the “Universe of the Undiscussed:” Hashtags, Doxa, and Choric Invention.” Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture, vol. 23, no. 1, 2016, http://enculturation.net/creating-with-the-universe-of-the-undiscussed.


“Dissertation Dialogues, Vol. 1: Scot Barnett and Caddie Alford.” Rhetoricity podcast recording, 2018, https://rhetoricity.libsyn.com/dissertation-dialogues-vol-1-scot-barnett-and-caddie-alford.\


Faculty photo by Kelsey Cappiello –  2018

Upcoming Deadlines

Classes Begin
JANUARY 14, 2019

Add/Drop Deadline
JANUARY 20, 2019

Graduation Application Deadline
JANUARY 25, 2019

Spring Break
MARCH 3-10, 2019

Course Withdrawal Deadline
MARCH 22, 2019

Last Day of Classes
MAY 3, 2019



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