Derek Handley

Assistant Professor


PhD, Department of English, Carnegie Mellon University, 2018

MA, Department of English, Carnegie Mellon University, 2011

MFA, Department of English, University of Pittsburgh, 2007

BA, Department of English and Foreign Languages, Hampton University, 1994



“The Line Drawn”: Freedom Corner and Rhetorics of Place in Pittsburgh, 1960s-2000s Rhetoric Review Volume 38, Issue 2

“Stealth Veterans and Citizenship Pedagogy in the First-Year Writing Classroom” Reflections: A Journal of Public Rhetoric, Civic Writing, and Service Learning Volume 16, Issue 2

“Of War and Words: a Conversation about the Humanities with General Martin Dempsey, 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff” in collaboration with Noah Comet, US Naval Academy. Leadership and the Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 1