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Tara Wood

Tara Wood

Associate Professor

She, her, hers
Department of English
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Contact Information

Ross 1190A
Office Hours
Tues 10am-11am in my office; Wednesday on Zoom from 10-11am; and by appointment
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
Campus Box 109
Greeley, CO 80639


Professional/Academic Experience

Research/Areas of Interest

Rhetoric and Composition; writing pedagogy; Disability Studies; Gender Studies; trauma and memory; personal narrative; rhetorics of disclosure

Publications/Creative Works

"Connecting Writing Programs and Faculty with Disability Services." Kairos Praxis Wiki: Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, vol. 24, no. 2, Spring 2020.

"Crip Disruptions: Agency, Anti-Compliance, and Autistext." College Composition and Communication, vol. 70, no. 4, 2019.

 “Cripping Time in the College Composition Classroom.” College Composition and Communication vol 69, no. 2, pp. 260-286, 2017.

With Craig Meyer and Dev Bose. “Why We Dread Disability Myths.” Chronicle of Higher Education. 24 May 2017.

 “Rhetorical Disclosures: The Stake of Disability Identity in Higher Education.” Negotiating Disability: Disclosure and Higher Education. Eds. Stephanie Kerschbaum, James Jones, and Laura Eisenman. University of Michigan Press, 2017.

 “Available Means: The Generative Potential of Disability Rhetoric.” JAC: A Journal of Rhetoric, Culture, and Politics, vol. 35, no. 1-2, 2015.

With Jay Dolmage, Margaret Price, Cynthia Lewiecki-Wilson. “Moving Beyond Disability 2.0 in Composition Studies.” Composition Studies, vol. 42, no. 2, Fall 2014, pp. 147-150.

With Shannon Madden. “Suggested Practices for Syllabus Accessibility Statements.” Kairos Praxis Wiki, vol. 18, no. 1, 2013.