Department of English & Humanities
Dr. Laura L. Gray
B.A., Political Science
1997-2002, Graduate Teaching Assistant
1991-1997, Adjunct Instructor
Honors & Awards
"Composition Assignment Support." With Scott Reed, Sally Emmons, and Frances Morris. The Everyday Writer . 4th ed. Ed. Andrea Lunsford. Rogers State University Edition. New York: Bedford, 2013.
"Added Interest, Added Value." Fantasy Media in the Classroom. Eds. Emily Dial-Driver, Sally Emmons, and Jim Ford. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland, 2012.
"Team Teaching on a Shoestring Budget." With Jim Ford. Honors in Practice. Vol. 7, 2011.
Defiance and Decorum: Women, Public Rhetoric, and Activism. With Dene Grigar and Katherine Robinson. Under Contract and In Revision. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press. Forthcoming.
Refereed & Invited Presentations
"Why Films by Women Still Matter: An Introduction to the Films of LUNAFEST." RSU Fine Arts Film Series. Rogers State University. Claremore. Oct. 14, 2010. Address.
"The Worst/Best Alternative: Comparing Class Delivering Forms from the Faculty Perspective." With Emily Dial-Driver, Sally Emmons, and Frances Morris. American Association of University Professors on the State Higher Education. Washington, D. C. June 9-12, 2010.
"Going to Class in My Pajamas, The Worst/ Best Alternative: Composition Delivery Forms from the Faculty Perspective." With Frances Morris. College English Association 41st Annual Conference. San Antonio, Texas. March 25-27, 2010.
"Media Rhetoric and the Analysis of Texts: A Case Study Using Written, Auditory, and Kinetic Rhetorics to Analyze Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'I Have A Dream' Speech." Conference on College Composition and Communication. San Francisco, CA, March 2005.
"Demonstrating Defiance and Decorum: A Multimedia Performance of Ideas and Themes Posited by 20th Century Female Rhetors." Fourth Biennial Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference. Columbus, Ohio, October 2003.
"A Rhetoric of Cooperation?: Discursive Practices of Women Involved in the Interracial Movement of Early Twentieth-Century America." Tenth Biennial Conference of the Rhetoric Society of America. Las Vegas, NV, May 2002.
"Rhetoric of Interracial Cooperation: Diverse Strategies of African American Women in the 1920s." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Chicago, IL, March 2002.
"Practical Feminism: Searching for Assessment Tools in the Computer-based Composition Classroom." Computers and Writing Conference, Fort Worth, TX, May 2000.
"Issues of Race: Ethical Missteps in the Archives of Colored Women's Clubs." Federation of North Texas Universities Conference. Denton, TX, February 2000.
"Changing Courses in the Middle of the Stream: A Graduate Student's Perspective on Curricular Reform." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Minneapolis, MN, March 2000.
"Riding the Third Wave: Milton and Feminism in the Next Millennium." Federation of North Texas Universities Conference. Denton, TX, May 1998 (Published in Rhetoric and Technology in the Next Millenium. Ed. William E. Tanner and Suzanne Webb. Mesquite, TX: Caxton's, 1998).