Dr. Candace Epps-Robertson is Assistant Professor of English in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She earned her PhD in Composition and Cultural Rhetoric from Syracuse University. She teaches courses in Contemporary Rhetoric, African American Rhetoric, Rhetorics of Resistance, Histories of Writing, and Cultural Rhetorics. Her research examines the ways in which rhetorical educations prepare marginalized groups for participation in the public sphere. Her first book, Race Rhetoric and Resistance in the Heart of Virginia, received the 2019 Conference on Community Writing Book Award. She is currently working on two new projects. The first examines the implications of the relationship between BTS and ARMY as a model of critical pedagogy for global citizenship. Her second project examines the connections between affect, BTS content, social justice, and resistance. She became ARMY because of her daughter, Phoenix.