Tyler Easterbrook, PhD

Tyler Easterbrook

B.A., University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bio:

Tyler Easterbrook, PhD, is Assistant Professor of English at Methodist University. He primarily teaches writing and rhetoric courses such as Composition (ENG 1010) and Business Writing (ENG 3201). Dr. Easterbrook’s main areas of expertise are digital rhetoric, conspiracy rhetoric, and the politics of social media. He is currently working on a journal article about Pizzagate, a precursor conspiracy theory to QAnon; his future scholarship will explore other social media-based conspiracy theories and their connections to contemporary American politics. Dr. Easterbrook has received multiple awards for his research and pedagogy including a campus-wide teaching award from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received his Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature in 2021. More information about Dr. Easterbrook can be found at his website: tylereasterbrook.com.