Tamika L. Carey
Ph.D. Syracuse University
Rhetoric and Composition, Cultural Rhetorics, Feminist Rhetorics, African American Rhetorics and Literacies, Black Feminism and Womanism, Multicultural Composition Pedagogy, and the Memoir.
Tamika L. Carey joined the University at Albany faculty in 2012. An interdisciplinary scholar, Dr. 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 and theorizing the rhetorical, literacy, and pedagogical practices within cultural groups and institutions and in developing the critical tools concepts for understanding these processes and efforts. She is an affiliated faculty member of the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program.
Dr. Carey's published writing appears in Rhetoric Review, Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture, Signs: A Journal of Women in Culture and Society, and Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society. In her book Rhetorical Healing: The Reeducation of Contemporary Black Womanhood (SUNY Press, November 2016), she 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, Dr. Carey is the author of Getting to Know Him: Observations and Experience From My Walk of Faith, an inspirational memoir, and several magazine articles.
AENG 205Z: Introduction to Writing in English Studies
AENG 210: Introduction to English Studies
AENG/AWSS 368: Women Writing the Critical Memoir
AENG 374: African American Rhetorical Traditions
AENG/AWSS 416Y: Black Women's Writing and Rhetoric
AENG/AWSS 621: Feminist Rhetorics
AENG 621: African American Rhetorical Traditions
AENG 771: Practicum in Teaching Literature and Writing