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Megan Weaver

Megan Weaver, Collegiate Assistant Professor

Megan Weaver, Collegiate Assistant Professor
Megan Weaver, Collegiate Assistant Professor

Department of English
433 Shanks Hall
181 Turner Street, NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231- |

Megan Weaver is a collegiate assistant professor of rhetoric and writing in the English department at Virginia Tech. In her teaching and research, Weaver enacts and advocates for equitable and antiracist praxis to promote pluralism in the teaching of writing. She teaches courses in first-year writing, advanced composition, and writing pedagogy.

Weaver has published in Linguistics and Education and has presented her research at numerous national conferences including, the Conference on College Composition & Communication, the National Council of Teachers of English, the Council of Writing Program Administrators, and the American Educational Research Association.

Weaver completed a bachelor’s degree in English Education at Mars Hill College, a master’s degree in English at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a doctorate in English at Old Dominion University.

  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Critical Language Awareness
  • Writing Studies Pedagogy
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Design-Based Research
  • PhD in English, Old Dominion University
  • MA in English, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • BA in English Education, Mars Hill College
  • Council of Writing Program Administrators Dissertation Award, 2021

Journal Articles

Weaver, M. M. (2019). “I still think there’s a need for proper, academic, Standard English”: Examining a Teacher’s Negotiation of Multiple Language Ideologies. Linguistics and Education, (49), 41-51.


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