Christopher Carter

Christopher Carter , PHD


Professional Summary

Christopher Carter is Professor of English at the University of Cincinnati, where he teaches courses in writing theory, activist rhetoric, and visual culture. He is author of four single-authored books, two collaborative books, and he is previous editor of Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor. His latest work, Composing Legacies: Testimonial Rhetoric in Nineteenth-Century Composition was published by Peter Lang in 2021. His essays have appeared in Works and Days, JAC, College English, and Rhetoric Review, and he has written chapters for Tenured Bosses and Disposable Teachers as well as Narrative Acts: Rhetoric, Race and Identity, Knowledge. He has also directed the Composition Program at UC and served as Divisional Dean of Humanities.

Positions and Work Experience

2014 -2019 Director of Composition, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2019 -2022 Divisional Dean of Humanities, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH


Published Books

Christopher Carter (2018. ) Metafilm: Materialist Rhetoric and Reflexive Cinema . The Ohio State University Press

Christopher Carter (2015. ) Rhetorical Exposures: Confrontation and Contradiction in US Social Documentary Photography . University of Alabama Press

Christopher Carter (2008. ) Rhetoric and Resistance in the Corporate Academy . Hampton Press

Christopher Carter (2020. ) The Corruption of Ethos in Fortress America . Lexington Books

Christopher Carter, Russel Durst, Daniel Floyd, Rhiannona Scharnhorst, and Kathleen Spada (2021. ) Composing Legacies: Testimonial Rhetoric in Nineteenth-Century Composition . Peter Lang

Alexandria Lockett, James Chase Sanchez, iris Ruiz, and Christopher Carter (2021. ) Race, Rhetoric, and Research Methods . WAC Clearinghouse

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