Dr. Ferrell's research currently centers around the pedagogy of teaching writing/rhetoric. She is particularly interested in ways to incorporate service learning/outreach and diversity issues into the writing classroom. She is also investigating technology and multimodality within the context of teaching writing. She continues to research in the areas of Latin American culture and literature, in particular Mexico and the border region, as well as issues surrounding cannabis in Colorado. She is currently researching the rhetorics employed by and surrounding U.S. resistance movements.
Writing, Rhetoric, Pedagogy, Service Learning, Latin America, Cannabis in Colorado