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Chelsea Murdock

Chelsea Murdock

Director of the Writing Lab; Archivist, Southeastern Writing Center Association

Department of English
Office: 307 ASC

PhD Rhetoric and Composition, University of Kansas (2017); BA English, Kennesaw State University (2012)

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests
writing center theory and practice; Indigenous rhetorics; cultural rhetorics; material rhetorics, composition pedagogy

Chelsea J. Murdock earned her Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric from the University of Kansas. Her research focuses on Indigenous rhetorics as well as transformative works and cultures. At the Georgia Institute of Technology, Dr. Murdock was Assistant Director of the Communication Center in addition to her work as a Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral fellow. She has taught a variety of classes on fan culture, Indigenous new media, technical/professional communication, and cultural rhetorics.


Selected Professional Works

Journal Articles & Book Chapters (Published)

Murdock, Chelsea J., Ellen Cushman, David Grant, Rachel Jackson, Amanda Moulder, Annie Laurie Nichols, and Courtney Rivard. “Decolonizing Projects: Creating Pluriversal Possibilities in Rhetoric.” Rhetoric Review, vol. 38, no.1, 2019.

Murdock, Chelsea J. “Making Fanfic: The (Academic) Tensions of Fan Fiction as Self Publication.” Community Literacy Journal, vol. 12, no. 1, 2017.

Murdock, Chelsea J. “Ledger Art, Tradition, and Media.” Becoming a College Writer: Readings to Write By. Ed. Lynee Gaillet. Fountainhead Press, 2017.

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