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Brandon Erby

Brandon Erby

Ph.D. Candidate – English and African American and Diaspora Studies


Brandon M. Erby is a dual-title Ph.D. student in English (rhetoric and composition) and African American and Diaspora Studies. He is interested in African American literacy practices; rhetorical education and nontraditional sites of literacy instruction; blending academic literacies with community activism; and recovery work on forgotten or undervalued African American women rhetors. Brandon currently teaches first-year writing with an emphasis on diversity. 


Department of African American Studies, The Pennsylvania State University
133 Willard Building, University Park, PA 16802
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