Our Teaching Faculty includes numerous faculty members in several colleges at UAH who teach classes designated as Women's and Gender Studies courses.


Dr. Alanna Frost

Department Chair of English


1310 Ben Graves Drive
Morton Hall
Room 278H
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Rhetoric and Composition, University of Louisville, 2008
  • M.A., English Literature, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2000
  • B.Ed., English and Geography, University of Victoria, 1994


  • Literacy Studies
  • Cultural Rhetorics
  • Composition Theory and Pedagogy

Recent Publications

  • Translingual Dispositions: Globalized Approaches to the Teaching of English. Co-edited with Julia Kiernan and Suzanne Blum Malley. WAC Clearinghouse, 2020.

  • "Translingual Pedagogical Practice." Co-edited with Julia Kiernan and Suzanne Blum Malley. UP Colorado. 2020

  • "Polymorphic Frames of Pre-tenure WPAs: Seven Accounts of Hybridity and Pronoia." Co-authored with Derek Mueller, Kate Pantelides, Laura Davie, Matt Dowell, Mike Garcia, and Rik Hunter. Kairos Fall 2016.

  • "Like Coming in From the Cold: Sponsors, Identities, and Technological Professional Development." Co-authored with Rik Hunter, Moe Folk, and Les Loncharich. Computers and Composition Online. Spring 2015.

  • "Multilingual Literacy Landscapes" co-authored with Suzanne Blum Malley. In Stories that Speak to Us. Editors H.L. Ulman, S.L. DeWitt, and C.L. Selfe. Computers and Composition Digital Press/Utah State UP, 2013.

  • "Operationalizing Biesta: Bringing Unique Beings Into Existence in Standardized Spaces," co-authored with Philip Kovacs. Critical Education. 3.8 (2012): 1-15.

  • "Critical Inquiry and Writing Centers: A Methodology of Assessment," co-authored with Diana Bell. The Learning Assistance Review. 17.1 (2012): 15-26.

  • "Literacy Stewardship: Dakelh Women Composing Culture." College Composition and Communication. 63.1 (2011): 54-74