Candace Epps-Robertson

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Assistant Professor of English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Candace Epps-Robertson is an assistant professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she currently holds the inaugural Jonathan M. Hess Term Professorship. She researches, writes, and teaches about rhetoric, literacy, and writing studies. Her primary research investigates the ways in which communities teach, practice, and understand what it means to be a citizen. Currently, she is working on several projects that creatively connect her interests in literacy, rhetoric, citizenship, and pedagogy. One of these projects examines public pedagogies and literacy practices that support global citizenship education. Through an examination of BTS, a renowned Korean band, and their global fandom, ARMY, she is working to understand the possibilites for global citizenship educations to occur across languages, borders, and cultures.