Affiliated Department or Office
PhD English (Area of Study: Rhetoric and Writing), University of Texas at Austin
MA Comparative Literature, University College London
BA English (minor in creative writing), The Honors College at Virginia Commonwealth University
BA Spanish, The Honors College at Virginia Commonwealth University

Scholarly Work

Riddick, Sarah. "The Ideograph and the #Pussyhat: The Multimodal Rhetorics of Brevity in the Women's March.” Hashtag Activism Interrogated and Embodied: Case Studies on Social Justice Movements, edited by Melissa Ames and Kristi McDuffie, University Press of Colorado and Utah University Press, 2023.

Riddick, Sarah. "Points of Contact Between Activism, Populism, and Fandom." Media and Communication, vol. 10, no. 4. 2022

Riddick, Sarah, and Rich Shivener. “Affective Spamming on Twitch: Rhetorics of an Emote-Only Audience in a Presidential Inauguration Livestream." Computers and Composition, vol. 64. 2022

Riddick, Sarah. “Students’ Social Media Disclosures: Reconsidering the Rhetorics of Whistleblowing.” Rhetoric Review, vol. 41, no. 4. 2022

Kumari, Ashanka, and Sarah Riddick. "Strangers Holding Space: An Online Carework Experiment between Pre-Tenure Writing Program Administrators." Journal of Multimodal Rhetorics, vol. 6, no. 2, 2022.

Riddick, Sarah A. "Deliberative Drifting: A Rhetorical Field Method for Audience Studies on Social Media." Computers and Composition, vol. 54. 2019

Professional Highlights & Honors
Gerard A. Hauser Award, 2018
Rhetoric Society of America