Dr. Erica M. Stone

Assistant Professor (she/her)

Dr.  Erica M. Stone
(615) 898-2598
Room 323, Peck Hall (PH)
Office Hours

Tuesdays/Thursdays: 1:00-4:00pm

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Departments / Programs

Degree Information

  • PHD, Texas Tech University (2020)
  • MAE, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2010)
  • BFA, Auburn University (2008)

Areas of Expertise

technical & professional writing; community & public rhetorics; field research methods; feminist method/ologies; writing program administration

Biography

Erica M. Stone joined the department in Fall 2020. She teaches undergraduate courses in professional and technical writing and graduate courses in composition and rhetoric. She also serves as the Associate Director of General Education English and CO-PI for the Open Educational Resources (OER) Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) Grant: https://www.mtsu.edu/oer/. As a teacher-scholar, she works at the intersection of technical communication...

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Erica M. Stone joined the department in Fall 2020. She teaches undergraduate courses in professional and technical writing and graduate courses in composition and rhetoric. She also serves as the Associate Director of General Education English and CO-PI for the Open Educational Resources (OER) Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) Grant: https://www.mtsu.edu/oer/. As a teacher-scholar, she works at the intersection of technical communication, public rhetoric, and community organizing. Erica’s writing can be found in Writing Program Administration; Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy; Spark: A 4C4Equality Journal; Community Literacy Journal; Teaching English in the Two Year College; Basic Writing Electronic (BWe) Journal; and various edited collections. In her TED talk, she urges academics to engage with popular media, publish in open access spaces, and include communities in their research. Erica's current research project examines community organizing as an alternative workplace that uses stories as a strategic genre for documenting processes and communicating values. Read more about her community-based work at www.ericamstone.com. Contact her at erica.stone@mtsu.edu.

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Courses

Undergraduate:

  • ENGL 1010: Expository Writing
  • ENGL 3620: Professional Writing
  • ENGL 4640: Advanced Topics in Technical Writing

Graduate:

  • ENGL 6/7821: Seminar in Teaching Composition
  • ENGL 6901: Decoloniality in Writing Studies (Directed Reading, MA level)
  • ENGL 7901: Medical Rhetoric & Patient Narratives (Directed Reading, PhD level)