Richard R. McNabb
Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The University of Arizona
Richard McNabb earned a Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition from The University of Arizona. His primary research interests include medieval rhetoric, writing for publication and composition theory. His primary research interests include medieval rhetoric, eighteenth-century rhetoric, and composition theory. Since joining the English Department at C.W. Post, Dr. McNabb has taught a variety of courses, including first-year writing, advanced expository writing, grammar and usage, classical rhetoric and eighteenth-century rhetoric.
Rhetoric, Composition Theory
- Author, "Textual Bodies: Rhetorical Appeals in Thirteenth-Century Spanish Letters"
- Author, "Rocking the Boat: Asserting Authority and Change in a Writing Program"
- Author, "Innovations and Compilations: Juan Gil de Zamora's "Dictaminis Epithalamium"
- Author, "To Father Juan, with Love, Bishop Alexander: Juan Gil de Zamora"s Medieval Art of Letters"
- Author, "Making the Gesture: Graduate Student Submissions and the Expectation of Journal Referees"
- Author, "Making All the Right Moves: Foucault, Journals, and the Authorization of Discourse"
- Author, "Remapping Medieval Rhetoric: Reading Boethius from a Grassian Perspective"
- Author, "Epistemic Rhetoric: Theories of"
- Author, Introduction to "Future Perfect: Administrative Work and the Professionalization of Graduate Students"
- Editor, “Juan Gil de Zamora’s ‘Dictaminis Epithalamium"
- Co-editor, “Collide: Styles, Structures, and Ideas in Disciplinary Writing”
- Recipient, David Newton Award for Excellence in Teaching