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Tara Wood

Tara Wood

Assistant Professor & Writing Director

Pronouns: She, her, hers
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Contact Information

Ross Hall 1190A
Office Hours
(Fall 2019 Hours Announced Soon!)
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

 “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.