Tyler Branson Biography

Tyler Branson, Ph.D. candidate at Texas Christian University, is the leader and co-editor of the digital design team for the Teaching Transatlanticism project. His primary research interests are in public sphere theory, composition theory, civic engagement writing pedagogy, and new media writing. Winner of several awards at TCU, including the Tate Prize in Composition Studies, Branson is the former holder the Radford Fellowship, president of the Winifred Bryan Horner Rhetoric Society, and currently serves as the Lorraine Sherley Research Fellow at TCU. In spring 2015, Branson is slated to defend his dissertation, which investigates how writing and public narratives about writing are shaped and contested.