Alexandria Lockett is an Assistant Professor at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.
She joined the English faculty in fall 2014, and enjoys the privilege of serving the oldest historically Black college for women. Her areas of applied expertise include: technical/professional writing, teaching with technology, and writing program administration, which intersect with her research interests in digital history, new media, social movements, discourse theory, transdisciplinary communication, and cultural rhetoric. In the capacities of tutor, mentor, editor, career assistant, administrator, and instructor, she’s worked with diverse groups of college writers representing all classification levels including: multilingual (ESL), first-generation, and students from underrepresented ethnic/racial/economic/able-bodied backgrounds at the University of Oklahoma and the Pennsylvania State University.
Alexandria is passionate about radical openness as an ethical principle and educational value. She shares her teaching materials via SlideShare, this website, and her social media. She also participates in Free/Libre Open Source Software advocacy because she strongly believes in the sustainability of the Internet and its freedoms.
Aside from her passion for teaching and learning, Alexandria lives for wit, music, aromatherapy, cooking, traveling, and spontaneous kindness.