Texas Tech University

Callie Kostelich

Dr. Callie F. Kostelich is an assistant professor in the Technical Communication and Rhetoric program at Texas Tech, and she is the Writing Program Administrator for First-Year Writing. Callie teaches courses in composition theory and methods, and her research interests include rural literacies, feminist rhetorics, and first-year writing. She has chapters on rural literacies in Veg(etari)an Arguments in Culture, History, and Practice: The V Word and Food Justice Activism and Pedagogies: Literacies and Rhetorics for Transforming Food Systems in Local and Transnational Contexts. She also has two collaborative pieces--feminist mentorship in graduate education and piloting language autoethnographies in FYW—currently under review. Callie continues to work on her book project, Sponsoring Agricultural Literacy: Literacies, Ideologies, and the FFA.

Callie is a 2022 Humanities Center Alumni Fellow. She was a finalist for the 2021 CCCC Excellence in Teaching Award, Emergent Category and a finalist for the 2021 Diamond Award at Texas Tech. She received a 2019 the Lawrence Schovanec Teaching Development Scholarship at Texas Tech and the 2020 Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award from the Department of English.  

Callie is a faculty mentor for the South Plains STEM Scholars program and serves on the editorial staff for Composition Studies. She received her Ph.D. from TCU.


Assistant Professor for First-Year Writing and Writing Program Administrator
Technical Communication & Rhetoric; First-Year Writing

Email: callie.kostelich@ttu.edu
Office: 434