Office: MHRA 3328
Office Phone: 336-334-3974
At UNCG Since: 1996
Ph.D. Texas Christian University-1997
M.A. Central Missouri State University-1978
B.A. Central Missouri State University-1977
Dr. Myers specializes in rhetoric and composition studies with an emphasis on the history of the discipline and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in composition, linguistics, and rhetorical history and theory. In addition to her current duties as Director of Graduate Studies in English, she previously served four years as the Director of English Education. She is the Vice-President of the Coalition of Women Scholars in the History or Rhetoric and Composition.
- “Purposeful Silence and Perceptive Listening: Rhetorical Agency for Women in Christine de Pizan’s The Treasure of the City of Ladies.” Silence and Listening as Rhetorical Arts. Ed. Cheryl Glenn and Krista Ratcliffe. Carbondale: SIU Press, forthcoming.
- “Textual Mentors: Twenty-Five Years with The Writing Teacher’s Sourcebook.” Stories of Mentoring. Ed. Michelle Eble and Lynée Gaillet. West Lafayette: Parlor P. 2008. 229-34.
- Foreword. The Little English Handbook: Choices and Conventions. 8th ed. Edward P. J. Corbett and Sheryl L. Finkle. Longman Classics in Composition. New York: Pearson-Longman, 2008. xiii-xxi.
- “Relocating Knowledge: The Textual Authority of Classical Rhetoric for the Modern Student.” The Locations of Composition. Ed. Christopher Keller and Christian Weisser. Albany: State U of New York P, 2007. 288-314.
- “Genre as Janus in the Teaching of Writing.” Relations, Locations, Positions: Composition Theory for Writing Teachers. Ed. Peter Vandenberg, Sue Hum, Jennifer Clary-Lemon. Urbana: NCTE, 2006. 164-170.
- “Cicero’s (S) Trumpet: Roman Women and the Second Philippic.” Rhetoric Review 22.4 (2003): 337-52.
- Co-editor with Gary Tate and Edward Corbett. The Writing Teacher’s Sourcebook. 3rd and 4th ed. New York: Oxford U P, 1994 and 2000.
Awards and Honors
- UNCG Alumni Teaching Excellence Award, 2002.