Roger Cherry

Associate Professor


Roger Cherry's research focuses on the history of rhetoric, rhetorical theory, composition research, professional communication and writing assessment. He is the co-author (with Kay Halasek) of A Brief Guide to Basic Writing, co-author of Assessing Writers' Knowledge and Processes of Composing and co-editor of A Rhetoric of Doing: Essays on Written Discourse in Honor of James L. Kinneavy. Cherry is the former co-editor of Written Communication: A Quarterly Journal of Research, Theory, and Application and serves as Question Leader for the Advanced Placement Language and Composition Exam. 

Selected Publications

Areas of Expertise
  • Rhetorical theory
  • History of rhetoric
  • Writing assessment
  • Professional communication
  • PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 1985
  • MEd, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1978
  • BA, Denison University, 1976

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