Carleigh DeAngelis

Carleigh Davis

Title: Graduate Assistant
Office: Bate 2135
Phone: 252.328.6648
E-Mail: deangelisca14@students.ecu.edu


Carleigh DeAngelis began the Ph.D program in 2014 after completing her Masters Degree in English Literature and Language at Kent State University, focusing in Literacy, Rhetoric, and Social Practice. Carleigh has experience working with digital content in trade publications which informs her interest in the communal construction of Internet cultures. Her most recent research projects center around hacktivist and countercultural rhetorics and she currently serves as co-president of the Doctoral English Student Organization.


B.A. Kent State University, English, Minors: Latin; Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies
M.A. Kent State University, English Literature and Language: Literacy, Rhetoric, and Social Practice

Research Interests

Digital Rhetorics
Scientific Communication
Technical and Professional Communication
Digital Composition
Digital Activism

Courses Taught

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

Selected Publications and Presentations

"The Rhetoric of Modern Myth in Internet Forums." Identity and Culture: Engaging Interdisciplinary Conversations.  Greensboro, North Carolina. March 1, 2014.

"Women's Health and Fitness on Pinterest: An Examination of the Formation of Idealized Bodies." Computers and Writing: Technoliteracy Interventions.  University of Wisconsin-Stout. May 28-31, 2015.