Brooke Covington - Directory - Christopher Newport University


Brooke Covington

Department of English - Center for Sustainability in Education

Brooke Covington

Assistant Professor

McMurran Hall 201-G
(757) 594-7954


  • Ph D in Rhetoric and Writing, Virginia Technical Institute and State University
  • MA in Writing, Rhetoric and Tech Communication, James Madison University
  • BA in English, James Madison University


Writing for Civic Engagement, Professional and Technical Writing, Medical Humanities, Rhetorical Theory, Research Methods


Materiality, Rhetorics of Public Memorials and Monuments, Archives, Public Sphere Theory, Rhetorical Theory

Selected Accomplishments

  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2022). Unpacking the Vernacular Camouflage of Virginia Tech’s April 16th Memorial. Western Journal of Communication/Taylor and Francis. Pages, 31.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2022). "How Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Does the Body, Or Why Epistemology Alone Cannot Explain this Controversial Breast Cancer Treatment". Journal of Medical Humanities. Volume, 43. Pages, 141-158.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2021). Ars Media: A Toolkit for Narrative Medicine in Writing Classrooms. Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies. Volume, 8. Issue, 1. Pages, 22.
  • Brooke Covington, "HuMetricsHss Community Fellowship," Sponsored by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
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