Abigail L. Morris

Title: Graduate Assistant
Office: Bate 2114
Phone: 252.328.4822
E-Mail: morrisa13@students.ecu.edu


Abigail L Morris first came to ECU to earn her Master's Degree in English Studies in Fall of 2013. Before graduating with that degree in 2015, she applied and was accepted into the PhD program in Rhetoric, Writing, and Professional Communication, which she began in Fall of 2015. Most of her work since joining the program has centered heavily around medicalization and public health rhetorics.


A.A College of the Albemarle, general studies
B.A. Elizabeth City State University, English, creative writing
M.A. East Carolina University, English Studies

Research Interests

Medical and Public Health Rhetorics
Digital and Scientific Writing
Risk Communication
Crisis Management

Courses Taught

ENGL 3820: Scientific Writing
ENGL 2201: Writing about the Disciplines
ENGL 1100: Foundations of College Writing

Selected Publications and Presentations

"The Role of ABC's Once Upon A Time in Redefining Gender Norms," Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference 2016. Seattle, Wa. (March 2016).

"Culture as Classroom: Study Abroad and Student Success Panel," Student Success Conference. Greenville, NC. (January 2015).

"The Value of Writing at the End of the World," East Carolina University English Graduate Student Conference. Greenville, NC. (April 2014). 

"A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words," South Atlantic Modern Language Association 85th Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA. (Nov. 2013).