Call for Associate Editor of Peitho

The Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition (CFSHRC) seeks an Associate Editor for Peitho (, its quarterly peer-reviewed online journal. The Associate Editor holds primary responsibility for book reviews (identifying new titles for review, soliciting reviewers, working with reviews to revise and edit reviews prior to publication, etc.) in each issue and for the annual “Recoveries and Reconsiderations” feature of the journal, an annual forum for sharing innovative perspectives on existing feminist work, as well an incubator for new feminist research projects.

Additionally, the Associate Editor identifies mentors for authors whose work is identified by the Editor for participating in the journal’s mentoring program and facilitates communication between the mentor and the author as needed. The selected applicant can also expect to work with a supportive Editorial Team, and to participate in team meetings, CFSHRC Advisory Board meetings, and the CFSHRC Wednesday night open meeting held annually at the Conference for College Composition and Communication. For a full description of the editorial structure of the journal, please see our By-Laws, available here:

Associate Editor applicants should be current members of the CFSHRC in good standing. The selected applicant will hold the position for four years and be responsible for Peitho issues 25.1-28.4 (Fall 2022–Summer 2026).

For full consideration, please submit the following materials in a single PDF file (with your name in the filename) to Tarez Graban ( by 10 November 2022:

  • brief letter of application that addresses qualifications for the position;
  • brief statement of institutional support, which can be folded into the application letter;
  • list of three references;
  • current vita.


Feel free to direct any questions to Tarez at the e-mail address above.