Tamika L. Carey

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Syracuse University

Rhetoric and Composition, African American Rhetorics and Literacies, Feminist Rhetorics, Cultural Rhetorics, Feminist Rhetorics, Women and Gender Studies, Black Feminist Thought and Pedagogy, and Multicultural Composition Pedagogy.

Humanities 325Tamika L. Carey

Tamika L. Carey joined the University at Albany faculty in 2012. She earned her doctorate from Syracuse University's Composition and Cultural Rhetoric program and holds a Certificate of Advanced Studies from their Women and Gender Studies department. 

Carey works within the field of Rhetoric and Composition, examining African American rhetorics and literacies, feminist rhetorics, and Black feminist thought and pedagogy. She is especially interested in uncovering, theorizing, and critiquing the rhetorical, literacy, and pedagogical practices within cultural groups and institutions.

Her published writing appears in Rhetoric Review and Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture. She has a forthcoming essay in Signs: A Journal of Women in Culture and Society. Currently, she is working on a book that examines discourses on healing and wellness within African American self-help culture, inspirational literature, and film directed towards Black women during the last twenty-five years.

In addition to her scholarly writing, Carey is the author of Getting to Know Him: Observations and Experience From My Walk of Faith, an inspirational memoir, and several magazine articles.