Amanda Morris

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Associate Professor, Multiethnic Rhetorics

PhD (English), Auburn University

Dr. Morris is a member of the KU English Department’s CRLS team and teaches composition and rhetoric courses. Her research interests include contemporary indigenous rhetorics, specifically Native American Rhetorics, creativity in the classroom, and the power of stories. She has published an article on Native American comedy entitled “Native American Stand-Up Comedy: Epideictic Strategies in the Contact Zone” which appeared in the Rhetoric Review and “Seven Texts to Teach Instead of Ceremony which was published on Teaching Tolerance: A Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Dr. Morris currently serves as an editor and photographer for the Wildlife Conservancy in Emmaus, PA and is also a portrait and landscape photographer.

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