Writing and Rhetoric Department:College of Arts and Humanities

Stephanie K Wheeler, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition from Texas A&M University (2014)
  • M.A. in English from Texas A&M University (2010)
  • B.A. in Literature from Kent State University (2008)

Research Interests

  • Cultural Rhetorics
  • Disability Studies
  • Rhetoric of Eugenics
  • Rhetoric of Pop Culture, particularly Harry Potter and Lady Gaga

Recent Research Activities

Wheeler, Stephanie K. “Communities of Access: A Program Profile of the University of Central Florida’s Faculty Liaison Program in the Department of Writing and Rhetoric.” Composition Forum, 39 (2018).

Wheeler, Stephanie K. “(Un)Mapping the City Beautiful: Orlando Florida’s ‘Ugly’ Settler Colonial Legacy.” In On the Politics of Ugliness. Eds. Sara Rodrigues and Ela Przybylo. London: Palgrave Macmillian, 2018. 127-150.

Wheeler, Stephanie K. “Harry Potter and the First Order of Business: Using Simulation to Teach Social Justice and Disability Ethics in Business Communication.” Business and Professional Communication Quarterly. 81.1 (2018): 85-99.

Wheeler, Stephanie K. “‘An Open Mesh of Possibilities’”: Engaging Disability Studies as a Site of Activist and Leadership Possibilities.” Reflections: A Journal of Public Rhetoric, Civic Writing and Service Learning. 17.3 (2018): 87-110. 

Wheeler, Stephanie K. “The Construction of Access: The Eugenic Precedent of the Americans with Disabilities Act.” Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies. 31.3 (2017): 377-387. 

Jones, Natasha N. and Stephanie K. Wheeler. “Document Design and Social Justice: A Universal Design for Documents.” In Writing about Writing, 3rd ed. edited by Elizabeth Wardle and Doug Downs. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2016. 

Wheeler, Stephanie K., Catalina Bartlett, Casie Cobos, Marcos Del Hierro, Victor Del Hierro, Qwo-Li Driskill, Aydé Enríquez-Loya. “The Calmécac Collective, or, How to Survive the Academic Industrial Complex through Radical Indigenous Practices.” El Mundo Zurdo 3: Selected Works from the Meetings of the Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldúa. Ed. Norma E. Cantú, Norma Alarcón, Rita E. Urquijo-Ruiz. San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books (2013).

Wheeler, Stephanie K. Book Review. Native American Communities on Health and Disability by Lavonna L. Lovern and Carol Locust. Disability Studies Quarterly. 34.3 (2014).

Wheeler, Stephanie K. Book Review. Do You See What I Mean? Plains Indian Sign Talk and the Embodiment of Action by Brenda Farnell. Studies in American Indian Literature. 22.4 (Winter 2010):  81-85. 


Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
21433 ENC1101 Composition Ⅰ Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) M,W 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM Not Online
No Description Available
10305 ENC1102H Honors Freshman Composition Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) M,W,F 03:30 PM - 04:20 PM Not Online
No Description Available
19247 ENC6339 Rhetorical Movements Face to Face Instruction (P) W 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80937 ENC1101H Honors Freshman Composition Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM Not Online
No Description Available
81355 ENC3373 Cultural Rhetorics Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) Th 03:00 PM - 04:15 PM Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
61360 ENC5337 Rhetorical Theory World Wide Web (W) C Not Online
No Description Available
Department of Writing and Rhetoric • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
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