A free-range rhetorician, Rosa A. Eberly is Associate Professor of Rhetoric in the
Department of Communication Arts and Sciences and the Department of English at the
Pennsylvania State University.
She is author of Citizen Critics: Literary Public Spheres and The Elements of Reasoning (second edition) and co-editor of A Laboratory for Public Scholarship and Democracy and The Sage Handbook of Rhetorical
Studies. Before joining the faculty at Penn State, she was director of the Undergraduate
Writing Center and associate professor of Rhetoric in the Department of Rhetoric and
Writing and the Department of English at The University of Texas at Austin.