Cindy Tekobbe completed her PhD in rhetoric, composition, and linguistics and her MA in rhetoric at Arizona State University (2015, 2009). Her research interests include rhetorics of gender, sexuality and technology, and digital literacies and cultures. Before joining the Department of English at The University of Alabama, Dr Tekobbe taught classes for Arizona State University's Department of English, ASU Writing Programs, and ASU's Herberger School of Arts, Media + Engineering in digital design, digital rhetoric, social media literacy, gender and sexuality, rhetorics of memory and identity, academic writiing and research methods, and first year composition. Cindy is a career software developer and project manager, specializing in enterprise financial applications and web platforms.
Cindy is Managing Editor for constellations: a cultural rhetorics publishing space (2015 -)
Cindy is Affiliate Research Faculty at MSU's Writing, Information, and Digital Experience (WIDE) research center (2016 -)
Cindy serves on the Advisory Board of the Journal of Multimodal Rhetorics (2017-)
Cindy is a member of the international, trandisciplinary research collaborative Selfies Research Network (2015-)
Cindy is a co-founder of the international, transdisciplinary internet research collaborative The Centre for Dark, Perverse Needs (2013 - )