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229 Contributors Michelle Ballif is an associate professor of English at the University of Georgia. Her research focuses on the intersections between classical rhetoric and poststructuralist theory and its implications for historiography. She is the author of Seduction, Sophistry, and the Woman with the Rhetorical Figure , coauthor of Women’s Ways of Making It in Rhetoric and Composition, and coeditor of Twentieth Century Rhetoric and Rhetoricians and Classical Rhetorics and Rhetoricians. Sharon Crowley is a professor emerita from Arizona State University, now happily retired. In the distant past she wrote books called Toward a Civil Discourse, Composition in the University, and The Methodical Memory. In addition, she published a few essays in rhetoric and composition journals. In 2008, she was named a Fellow of the Rhetoric Society of America. Jessica Enoch is an associate professor of English at the University of Maryland , where she teaches courses in rhetoric, feminist rhetoric, and pedagogy. She published Refiguring Rhetorical Education: Women Teaching African American, Native American, and Chicana/o Students, 1865–1911 in 2008. “Claiming Space: Feminist Rhetorical Investigations of Educational Geographies ” is the title of her current book project. Her coedited collection with Dana Anderson, Burke in the Archives: Using the Past to Transform the Future of Burkean Studies, is forthcoming from University of South Carolina Press. Richard Leo Enos is a professor and the holder of the Lillian B. Radford Chair of Rhetoric and Composition in the Department of English at Texas Christian University. His research emphasis is in the history of rhetoric with a specialization in classical rhetoric. Much of his work deals with understanding the relationship between thought and expression in antiquity. He is the recipient of many awards, including the Rhetoric Society of America’s George E. Yoos Distinguished Service Award (2006) and the Chancellor’s Contributors 230 Award for Distinguished Achievement as a Creative Teacher and Scholar (2008). He also was named Piper Professor for the State of Texas (2009), was inducted as a Fellow in the Rhetoric Society of America (2006), and serves on the Managing Committee of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. G. L. Ercolini is an assistant professor in the Program in Speech Communication and Rhetoric and the Department of English at University of South Carolina. Her research primarily concerns the history of rhetoric, the relationship between rhetoric and philosophy, Enlightenment rhetoric, and contemporary rhetorical theory. She has published on Kenneth Burke’s reading of Soren Kierkegaard; Hannah Arendt’s and Theodor Adorno’s portraits of Walter Benjamin; Immanuel Kant’s rhetorically inflected anthropological ethics; and with Pat J. Gehrke, on humanism and the films of Stanley Kubrick. Her current book project reexamines the legacy of Immanuel Kant on the question of his treatment of rhetoric. Pat J. Gehrke is an associate professor in the Program in Speech Communication and Rhetoric and the Department of English at the University of South Carolina. He is the editor of the Review of Communication and author of The Ethics and Politics of Speech, as well as numerous essays published in journals such as Philosophy and Rhetoric, Critical Studies in Media Communication , and Philosophy Today. Debra Hawhee is a professor of English at Penn State University, where she teaches the history of rhetoric (ancient and modern) and oral and written communication. She is the author of Bodily Arts: Rhetoric and Athletics in Ancient Greece and Moving Bodies: Kenneth Burke at the Edges of Language and is coauthor, with Sharon Crowley, of Ancient Rhetorics for Contemporary Students. Byron Hawk is an associate professor of English at the University of South Carolina. His research interests are histories and theories of composition, rhetorical theory and technology, and rhetorics of popular music. He is the author of A Counter-History of Composition: Toward Methodologies of Complexity, which won JAC’s W. Ross Winterowd Award and received honorable mention for MLA’s Mina Shaughnessy Prize. Steven Mailloux is currently the President’s Professor of Rhetoric at Loyola Marymount University. Previously, he taught rhetoric, critical theory, and Contributors 231 US cultural studies at the University of California, Irvine. His books include Interpretive Conventions: The Reader in the Study of American Fiction; Rhetorical Power; Reception Histories: Rhetoric, Pragmatism, and American Cultural Politics; and Disciplinary Identities: Rhetorical Paths of English, Speech, and Composition. LuMing Mao is chair and professor in the Department of English at Miami University. His teaching and research interests center on rhetorical studies in a historical, global context, intersecting writing, Asian and Asian American studies, cross-cultural communication, and critical...


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