Rory Lee is an Associate Professor in Rhetoric and Composition who specializes in digital rhetoric and multimodality, digital literacies, undergraduate major programs in rhetoric and writing, composition history and theory, and rhetorical history and theory. As a teacher-scholar, he investigates how digital technologies invite the field of Rhetoric and Composition to reconsider and refine its curricula, infrastructure, disciplinary practices, and pedagogies to meet the challenges and potentials of digital and multimodal rhetoric. You can find his work in enculturation, Kairos, Computers and Composition Online, and various edited collections. He teaches courses for the First-Year Writing Program, Professional Writing major/minor, and the MA and PhD programs in Rhetoric and Composition. You can visit his website at roryportfolio.com.
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PhD in Rhetoric and Composition
Florida State University, 2014
MA in Rhetoric and Composition
Florida State University, 2009
BA in Rhetoric and Composition
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 2007
Research and Publications
- “Ways of Knowing and Doing in Digital Rhetoric: Digital Rhetoric & Post-Truth Politics” (with Stephen McElroy and Matt Davis). enculturation: a journal of rhetoric, writing, and culture, vol. 33, March 2022. <https://www.enculturation.net/ways_of_knowing_and_doing>.
- “Making the Case: Implementing Multimodality in Undergraduate Major Programs in Writing and Rhetoric.” Writing Changes: Alphabetic Text and Multimodal Composition, edited by Pegeen Reichert Powell, MLA, 2020, pp. 253-270.
- “Ways of Knowing and Doing in Digital Rhetoric: Pedagogy” (with Stephen McElroy and Matt Davis). Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, vol. 24, no. 2, 2020. <http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/24.2/interviews/mcelroy-et-al/index.html>.
- “The FSU Digital Symposium: Origins, Revisions, and Reflections” (with Jacob Craig and David Bedsole). Computers and Composition Online, April 2018. <http://cconlinejournal.org/digisymposium/>.
- “Surveying the Available Modes of Persuasion.” Designing and Implementing Multimodal Curricula and Programs, edited by J.C. Lee and Santosh Khadka, Routledge, 2018, pp. 89-110.