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Rebecca Richards

Rebecca Becca Richards
Rebecca Richards Associate Professor


Rhetoric and Composition; Publishing and Editing; Gender and Sexuality; Digital Rhetoric and Video Games


Rebecca S. Richards is an Associate Professor of English. Her research and teaching explore the intersection of rhetoric, gender and sexuality, and media. Her most recent book, Transnational Feminist Rhetorics and Gendered Leadership in Global Politics: From Daughters of Destiny to Iron Ladies (2015), analyzes how gendered concepts circulate among women who have been world leaders. Her work also appears in journals like Feminist Formations, Feminist Teacher, and Kairos, as well as in edited collections like Hillary Rodham Clinton and the 2016 Election. She is currently working on a book length manuscript, Not Playing Around: Feminist and Queer Rhetorics in Video Games.