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Emily N. Smith

Emily N. Smith

English Graduate Fellow

128 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building


Office Hours:

  • Fall 2019: Tuesday 10:30-11:30am, 12pm-2pm, Wednesday 1-3pm


  1. MA English, concentration in Writing Studies and Rhetoric, University of Maryland, College Park (2017)
  2. BA English Literature and Theatre, Denison University (2015)

Professional Bio

Emily Smith is a third-year PhD candidate in rhetoric and composition.  She is a graduate assistant to the Program of Writing and Rhetoric. Her academic interests include rhetorics of historiography and public memory, feminist rhetorics, and performance studies.  Her dissertation, "Performing Histories: Archival Embodiment as a Mode of Rhetorical Historiography," theorizes performance as not just a medium to present historical information but, in fact, a method of enacting historiographical narratives.

Areas of Specialization

Rhetoric and Composition