Curriculum Vitae

Danielle Tillman Slaughter



Doctor of Philosophy in English, Georgia State University, Expected Graduation Date Spring 2017

Master of Arts in English, Georgia State University, August 2010

  • Thesis: “Un-Fairytales: Realism and Black Feminist Rhetoric in the Works of Jessie Fauset

Bachelor of Arts in English, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, April 2006


Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, August 2006 – Present

  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship – 2008-Present
  • Graduate Research Assistantship – 2007-08
  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Sigma Tau Delta
  • CCCC’s Scholars for the Dream Recipient, 2016

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, September 2001- April 2006

  • Ginsberg Social Justice Cord – April 2006


 Conference Participation

  • Panelist, How Composition Classrooms Can Use Student-Led and Black Feminist Pedagogy for a New Generation of Activists in a Global and Multicultural Context, Conference on College Composition and Communication, 2016 National Convention
  • Panelist, Un-Fairytales: Realism and Black Feminism in the Works of Jessie Fauset, National Council of Black Studies 34th Annual Conference, 2010
  • Panelist, Tales of a New GTA: Think, Plan, Prepare…Praxis…(and prayer?), Fall GTA English Conference; Georgia State University, 2009
  • Panelist, “What is the Writing Studio?” Spring GTA Pedagogy Conference; Georgia State University, 2008


 Ashford University, Department of English, Associate Faculty, September 2012 to Present

Georgia State University
Department of English, Graduate Teaching Assistant, August 2008 to Present

  • Composition I; Georgia State University

Course based in expository writing with an emphasis on building basic research and rhetorical skills. Course work focuses on critical thinking through writing, building critical reading skills, and enhancing individual writing processes.

  • Composition II; Georgia State University

Course based in argumentative writing with an emphasis on research and rhetorical skills learned in Composition I. Course work includes proposal-based argumentative writing, visual argument composition, and using critical reading skills as evaluative and analytical tools.

Department of English, Graduate Research Assistant, January 2007 to Present

  • Writing Studio Tutor

 University of Michigan

Telluride Association Sophomore Seminar, June 2005 to August 2005

  • Tutor/Caretaker


  • African American Literature, Black Cultural Studies, Women Writers of Color, Black Women Writers, Harlem Renaissance Literary Movement, Feminist Rhetoric, Composition Studies, Writing Center Studies


International Writing Centers Association

College Composition and Communication

National Council of Teachers of English

Modern Language Association

Telluride Association


Georgia State University

  • Graduate English Association, Member, 2006-Present
  • Sigma Tau Delta
  • Volunteer, New Voices Conference, 2008
  • Volunteer, First Arguments, 2008
  • Minority Graduate Student Association, Member, 2007-Present
  • Intern, South Atlantic Review, Summer 2007

University of Michigan

  • Pi Iota Chi Christian Multicultural Sorority, Inc., President 2004-2006
  • Member, Black Student Union, 2003-2006
  • Facilitator, Intergroup Dialogue, September 2005-December 2005

Other Community Service

  • Telluride Association, TASSCom Co-chair, 2009-10