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Karla Maddox

Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric

Sheen Annex 109


  • Ph.D., Rhetoric and Composition, University of South Florida
  • M.A., English Literature, University of South Florida
  • B.A., Literature, University of South Florida’s Honors College

Courses taught

  • CO 121: Writing Processes
  • CO 122: Analytical and Persuasive Writing


My dissertation research focuses on the rhetorical nature of resilience work in Florida’s oldest fishing village, Cortez, highlighting female activist voices. I also write about Space and Place theory and writing pedagogy.