Episode 68: Dr. Whitney Jordan Adams (Emerging Scholar Series)
Episode 68 features Dr. Whitney Jordan Adams join the The Big Rhetorical Podcast parlor as part of the Emerging Scholar Series. Whitney Jordan Adams is a Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Rhetoric, and Writing at Berry College in Rome, Georgia. She is a 2020 PhD graduate from Clemson University’s interdisciplinary Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design program. Her dissertation, “A Rhetoric of Resentment: Dismantling White Supremacy Through Definition, Scholarship, and Action,” examines the role of resentment in white supremacy, and how this rhetoric can be dismantled not only through scholarship, but also through positive pedagogical disturbance, rhetorical listening, and action in the classroom and community. At Berry, Whitney is invested in diversity and equity initiatives, and will be teaching a class in Spring 2021 where Berry students will be reading, writing, and engaging in rhetoric for social change. Whitney has also taught at the Université de Versailles in Versailles, France, and at the Harbin Institute of Technology in Harbin, China. In her free time, Whitney enjoys playing golf and traveling. For more information on The Big Rhetorical Podcast visit our website thebigrhetoricalpodcast.weebly.com.