Brent Simoneaux

Brent Simoneaux is a doctoral candidate in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media at NC State University. He is currently writing an ethnography of a community-based participatory media project and queer southern experience. The work follows the lives of editors and contributors as their literacy practices evolve, intertwine, and collide with their sexualities, and as those literacies are folded into their everyday experiences within their southern communities.

Brent has taught courses in first-year writing, technical & professional writing, rhetorical theory & pedagogy, and rhetoric & digital media. He has presented his research at the Conference on College Composition & Communication,Computers & WritingWatson Conference, the Joint International Conference of the Pan-American Mobilities Network and the Cosmobilities Network, Watson Conference and the North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing. His published work is forthcoming in A Statement in Recension: The Principles and Standards for the Postsecondary Teaching of Writing for the 21st Century University.

Brent currently lives in Raleigh, NC with his partner, Brandon Cordrey.