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  Jacqueline Jones Royster
Ivan Allen Jr. Chair in Liberal Arts and Technology and Dean
Professor of English
School of Literature, Media, and Communication
jacqueline.royster@iac.gatech.edu

D.A., The University of Michigan
Joined faculty in 2010


Research areas/interests
Rhetorical studies, women's studies, cultural studies; feminist rhetorical practices; history of the rhetorical practices of African American women; the intersections of human and civil rights


Honors  
2014
Winifred Bryan Horner Outstanding Book Award
-Best Book for Feminist Rhetorical Practices: New Horizons for Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy Studies (co-authored with Gesa E. Kirsch)
-Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition

Fellow of the Rhetoric Society of America

2006
Nancy Dasher Award
- Best Book (English Pedagogy) for Calling Cards: Theory and Practice in the Study of Race, Gender, and Culture (co-edited with Ann Marie Simpkins)
- College English Association of Ohio

Mary Ann Williams Award
- for distinguished service to Ohio State University
- Association of Faculty and Professional Women of The Ohio State University

Frances Andrew March Award
- for distinguished service to the profession
- Association of Departments of English of the Modern Language Association

2004
Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Exemplar Award
- for exemplifying the highest ideals of scholarship, teaching, and service to the profession

YWCA Woman of Achievement Award
- Columbus, Ohio

First Place Award from Ohio Professional Writers for Profiles of Ohio Women: 1803-2003
- for a Non-Fiction Book, biography or history

First Place Award from the National Federation of Press Women for Profiles of Ohio Women: 1803-2003
- in the category of biography and history

2003
The Ohio State University Distinguished Lecturer

2002
The Ohio State University Distinguished Diversity Award

2001
Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize
- Best Book in the teaching of English for Traces of a Stream: Literacy and Social Change among African American Women
- Modern Language Association

2000
Braddock Award
- Best Article in College Composition and Communication for "History in the Spaces Left" (co-authored with Jean C. Williams)
- Conference on College Composition and Communication

Ohio Pioneer in Education (for higher education)
- State of Ohio Department of Education


Current and recent projects  
Dean Royster is currently focused on Mapping the Terrain of Nineteenth Century African American Women's Activism


Recent and selected publications  
(co-authored with Gesa E. Kirsch) Feminist Rhetorical Practices: New Horizons in Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy (SIU Press, 2012)


Professional associations
CCCC
NCTE
MLA
RSA