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Angela Muir

English PhD Student

Angela Muir is a Ph.D. student in Rhetoric and Writing Studies at Northeastern University, where her research intersects archival methods, cultural and feminist rhetorics, and contemplative pedagogy. Her collaborative work with Paula Mathieu, “Contemplative Pedagogy for Health and Wellbeing in a Trauma-Filled World,” appears in Composition Studies, and her forthcoming articles, “To Open Eyes”: Community Literacies, Radical Democracy, and a Pedagogy Presence at Black Mountain College, 1933-1957,” and “Creating Community as Contemplative Practice,” will be featured in the Community Literacy Journal and Composition Forum (respectively) in Summer 2024. Beyond academia, Angela is a poet, authoring two volumes: memory of water (Moonstone, 2022) and a river unraveled (Unlock the Clockcase, 2023). She earned her BA from the University of Michigan, an MFA in Creative Writing from Naropa University, and an MA in English from Boston College.

Contact: muir.an@northeastern.edu

Previous Institutions: Boston College (MA); Naropa University (MFA); University of Michigan (BA)

Program and Fields: Writing and Rhetoric, Cultural & Feminist Rhetorics, Archival Methods, Contemplative Pedagogy, Visual Culture

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