Degree Program: PhD
- African American Rhetoric
- Spatial Rhetoric
- First-year Composition Pedagogy
Marissa Boglin is a second-year Ph.D. student in the Composition, Rhetoric, and English Studies program within the Department of English at the University of Alabama. She also earned a second master’s degree in writing with a concentration in Creative Writing from the University of North Alabama 2023. Additionally, Marissa holds a master’s degree in Organizational Management and a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration. She currently serves as the secretary for the English Graduate Organization (EGO) and is a member of the Writing Program Administration Graduate Organization (WPA-Go). Marissa’s first publication, “Unreal Reality,” will appear in the anthology Mamas, Martyrs, and Jezebels: Myths, Legends, and other Lies Told about Black Women, forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press in 2024. Her research interests include African American rhetoric, spatial, and first-year composition pedagogy. Currently she is researching the implications of public housing created after the New Deal with a special rhetorical lens around the Black family. Outside of academia, Marissa enjoys creative writing, cooking, and spending time with her family.
“Unreal Reality,” will appear in the anthology Mamas, Martyrs, and Jezebels: Myths, Legends, and other Lies Told about Black Women, forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press in 2024.