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Rhetoric of Race and Identity
Awards and Honors
2010 September University Scholar of the Month
2008 Certificate of Teaching Excellence Award, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
2007 Diversity Award, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Selected
Writing at Virginia Tech: Written, Spoken and Visual Composition. Ed. Sheila Carter-Tod. Boston, MA: Pearson Custom Publishing, Fall 2014.
Writing at Virginia Tech: Written, Spoken and Visual Composition. Ed. Sheila Carter-Tod. Boston, MA: Pearson Custom Publishing, Fall 2013.
Composition at Virginia Tech: Written, Spoken and Visual Composition. Ed. Sheila Carter-Tod. Boston, MA: Pearson Custom Publishing, Fall 2012.
The Dissertation and the Discipline: Reinventing Composition Studies. Ed. Nancy Welch, Catherine Latterell, Cindy Moore, and Sheila Carter-Tod. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook 2002. v, 208.
Carter-Tod, Sheila. “Moving Beyond the Call to Tools for Action: A Book Review of Carmen Kynard’s Vernacular Insurrections: Race Protest, and the New Century in Composition-Literacies Studies and A Language & Power Reader: Representations of Race in a “Post-Racist” Era edited by Robert Eddy & Victor Villanueva” College Composition and Communications. June 2016
Babcock, Rebecca Day, Sheila Carter-Tod, Terese Thonus. “Writing Center Directors as Researchers.” The Writing Lab Newsletter. (2016)
Carter-Tod, Sheila. “The Language of Narratives: Racial Identity Development and the Implications for Writing Classrooms.” Narrative Knowledge/Narrative Action. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2011—23 manuscript pages.
Carter-Tod, Sheila. “Standardizing a First-year Writing Program: Contested Sites of Influence.” Writing Program Administrator. 30.3 (2007): 75-92.
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Departmental Diversity Award Grant ($9906.00) “Building a Bridge to Enhance First-year Student Success Through Writing Partnerships II.”2014-2015
Office of Assessment & Evaluation Assessment Practices Grant ($3000.00), 2013
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Departmental Diversity Award Grant ($7000) “Building a Bridge to Enhance First-year Student Success Through Writing Partnerships,” 2012
English as a Second or other Language
Editorial Board Member: College Composition and Communications Journal, 2014-present
Chair of National Council of Teachers of English Committee Against Racism and Bias in the Teaching of English, 2011-present.
National Council of Teachers of English College Section Nominating Committee Chair, 2006-2007.
AP® English Language Curriculum Development and Assessment Committee (CDAC) Co-chair, College Board, 250 Vesey Street, New York, NY 10281, 2014-present.
Ph.D., English Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 1995.
Dissertation Title: “The Role of the Writing Center in the Writing Practices of L2 Students.”
M.A., English, Radford University, Radford, VA, 1991.
B.A., English, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 1989.