Mariah Kemp

Mariah Kemp

Asst Professor - Educator (F2)

Arts & Sciences Hall
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221

Professional Summary

Mariah Kemp has been teaching college writing and public speaking since 2015, but joined the Professional Writing track at UC in 2023. She received both her MA in Rhetoric, Composition, and Professional Communication and her PhD in Rhetoric and Professional Communication from Iowa State University. While her research and scholastic interests have prioritized identity, belonging, and marginality, she is looking forward to expanding her interests to include the rhetoric of cookbooks and their design, as well as rural sign design.


PhD: Iowa State University Ames, IA, 2023 (Rhetoric and Professional Communication)

MA: Iowa State University Ames, IA, 2017 (Rhetoric, Composition, and Professional Communication)

BA: The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX, 2014 (Rhetoric and Writing)

Research and Practice Interests

Identity, belonging, marginality, memory, queer studies, tabletop role-playing games, cultural digital rhetorics, professional writing, technical writing, desktop publishing, rural sign design, cookbooks, qualitative methods, quantitative methods, rhetorical analysis, liminality.

Positions and Work Experience

08-2023 - Assistant Professor - Educator, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

08-2015 -05-2023 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Courses Taught

-ENGL-3070 DESKTOP PUBLISHING Level:Undergraduate

-ENGL-4092 TECH/SCI WRITING Level:Undergraduate

Contact Information

Academic - Arts & Sciences Hall
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45221