Tori Thompson Peters

Assistant Professor

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Tori Thompson Peters


B.A. 2013, University of North Texas
M.A. 2015, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D 2022, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Academic Summary

Dr. Peters teaches courses in technical and professional writing and rhetoric. Her research focuses on the rhetoric of health and medicine, science and technology studies, and rhetorical history. She also has research interests in disability studies and access in the writing classroom.

Select Publications

"My Body, My Cells: Rhetoric and the Molecularization of the Human." Rhetoric Society Quarterly, vol. 51, no.2, 2021, 123-137, DOI:

"Let's Chat: Considering 'Friendly Talk' in the Writing Center," Another Word, blog post, Oct 2017,

"White Collar Crime Risk Zones: Webtext of the Month," co-authored with Brandee Easter, Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative, blog post, Sept 2017,