Victoria Houser, PhD

Dr. Victoria Houser

M.A., Washington State University; Ph.D., Clemson University

Bio:

Victoria Houser, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of English at Methodist University. She teaches Composition and Rhetoric courses as well as Introduction to Linguistics. Dr. Houser’s research interests are in composition studies, material feminisms, queer theory, and religious rhetorics. She has current scholarship in KB Journal: The Journal of the Kenneth Burke Society, Intraspection: A Journal of Rhetoric Culture and Style, and Disability Studies Quarterly as well as a forthcoming book chapter in an edited collection. In 2019, she received the Thomas E. Douglass award from Clemson University for Excellence in Teaching First-Year Composition. Houser received her Ph.D. from Clemson University in Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design, and she earned her M.A. degree in Rhetoric and Composition from Washington State University. Dr. Houser received the Victor J. Vitanza Outstanding Dissertation Award for her dissertation titled Altared Bodies: Evangelical Purity Rhetorics in the Age of Sexual Politics.