The Falk College Research Center will host a research colloquium, “Big Data and Social Policy: Current and Future Developments,” with Philip Gillingham from the University of Queensland, Australia, on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from noon to 1:15 p.m. in Falk Complex,…
Q&A: Ph.D. Candidate Tamara Issak on Islamophobic Rhetoric
Tamara Issak is a graduate student pursuing her doctorate in Composition and Cultural Rhetoric in the Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition in the College of Arts and Sciences. It’s the next step in the New Jersey native’s academic and professional pursuits, which have included a bachelor’s degree in English and secondary education from William Paterson University and a master’s degree in English literature from Rutgers University-Newark, as well as teaching, co-producing a podcast and producing/hosting daily and weekly radio shows.
This past spring, Issak was awarded a prestigious American Fellowship by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to help with preparations for her dissertation, “Rhetorical (Re)constructions: Ground Zero, Park51, and Muslim identity,” which she will defend this coming April.