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Grace Wiedrich

Graduate Student


Ph.D. in Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media


Grace Wiedrich is a Ph.D. student in the Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media (CRDM) program. She studies the intersections of race, ability, and gender in the U.S. during the 20th century. Her research spans across rhetoric and literature and includes frequent visits to the archives. Her current dissertation work focuses on the rhetoric of the eugenics movement in North Carolina during the 20th century.


B.A. English Literature Eastern Washington University 2019

M.A. English Literature and Writing Eastern Washington University 2021

Area(s) of Expertise

20th Century American Literature, Archival Research Methods, Eugenics in the U.S., 20th Century U.S. Rhetoric, Rhetoric of Science, Black Rhetoric, Disability Rhetoric, Black Feminism, Disability Studies, Rhetoric and Composition, Pedagogy