Vanessa Kraemer Sohan
Office: DM 464A
Specialty: Writing & Rhetoric
Dr. Sohan received her PhD in Rhetoric & Composition and her MA in English from the University of Louisville, and a BS in Cultural Politics from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service. She currently serves as chair of the English Department Salary Committee, as well as a member of committees related to the development of the Writing & Rhetoric program and its track, and is an at-large executive committee member of the Conference on College Composition and Communication Transnational Standing Group.
Dr. Sohan's classes include Alternative Writing & Rhetorics (focusing on translingual and transmodal approaches to academic writing), Feminist Rhetorics, Material/Cultural Writing & Rhetorics, Introduction to Writing Studies, Advanced Writing & Research and Writing & Rhetoric I & II.
Dr. Sohan's research and teaching focus on translingual and
She is currently at work on her manuscript, (Un)Conventional Means: Seeking Change Through Everyday Rhetorics of Resistance, which includes three case studies of how composers engage in translingual and