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Philip Grayson

Philip Grayson

University Graduate Fellow (2020-2021)
English Graduate Assistant
Preferred Pronouns: he/him/his
4 Burrowes Building, Cubicle B
Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Philip Grayson

Fall 2022 Office Hours

Tuesdays from 1:30pm-2:30pm Fridays from 12:30pm-2:30pm


B.A. English, Columbia University, Summa cum Laude

Professional Bio

Broadly speaking, Philip is intrigued by the areas of contact between the biological sciences and rhetorical study. Current interests in this contested terrain include:

  • how anxiolytic writing exercises developed by psychologists can be ethically integrated into composition curricula;
  • what cosmetic regimens might help us understand our individual narratives about race, gender, and identity; and
  • whether rhetoric might be more fruitfully considered a practice of human echolocation.

Philip also is a passionate educator who has tutored undergraduate writing, taught English abroad, and coached students with learning differences on executive functioning. Based on these experiences, he brings a clear understanding that students bring a variety of perspectives, skills, and backgrounds into the classroom, and teaches with an eye towards engaging that diversity.

Areas of Specialization