Episode 70: Dr. Cara Messina (Emerging Scholar Series)
Episode 70 features Dr. Cara Marta Messina as a part of our Emerging Scholar Series. Dr. Cara Marta Messina recently received her PhD from Northeastern University English Department focusing on Writing & Rhetoric. Her digital dissertation, "The Critical Fan Toolkit: Fanfiction Genres, Ideologies, and Pedagogies," (http://www.criticalfantoolkit.org/) explores critical fanfiction writing practices, critical fan authors' processes, and their pedagogical values inside and outside traditional classrooms. She received the 2019 Kairos Graduate Student Teaching Award. Starting in Fall 2021, Cara will be an Assistant Professor of English, in Professional Writing, at Jacksonville State University. For more information on The Big Rhetorical Podcast visit www.thebigrhetoricalpodcast.weebly.com.