Email: cindy.tekobbe@ua.edu
Office: 
Morgan 201
Office Phone: 
205.348.6929
Courses: 
EN654 Digital and Visual Rhetoric
EN533 Practicum Teaching College English
EN534 Practicum Teaching College English
EN310 Writing Across Media
EN319 Technical Writing
EN652 Composition Theory
EN639 Teaching Technical Writing, Writing in the Professions, and Writing Across Media

Brief Profile

Cindy Tekobbe joined Bama's Department of English in 2015. Her research interests include rhetorics of gender identities and sexualities, feminisms, cultures, networks and technologies, indigeneities and survivance, and the literacy and cultural practices of digital communities.

Prior to 2015, Dr Tekobbe taught classes at Arizona State University in ASU'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, and academic writing and research methods.

Dr Tekobbe is a career software developer and project manager, specializing in enterprise financial applications and web platforms. 

Current Field Research & Service Appointments

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 theory & research collaborative The Centre of Dark, Perverse Needs (2012 - )

Cindy is the founder of the Rhetorics of Water Research Collaborative working in water justice and public policy (2017 - )

Selected Recent Publications

Indigeous cryptocurrency: Affective capitalism and rhetorics of sovereignty with John Carter McKnight at First Monday

Karma Policing: Re-Imagining What We Can (and Can't) Post on the Internet with Katrin Tiidenberg, John Carter McKnight and Michael Burnam Fink for the AoIR

A Site for Fresh Eyes: Pinterest's challenge to 'traditional' digital literacies at Information, Communication & Society