Stacey L Pigg

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Director of the Professional Writing Program


Dr. Stacey Pigg is an Assistant Professor of English at NC State University. She works at the intersections of digital rhetoric and professional communication to research the impact of networked writing practices on how we work, think, and learn. Her scholarship analyzing how writing takes place through social media, mobile devices, and other networked infrastructures has been published in journals such as College Composition and Communication, Rhetoric Society Quarterly, and Written Communication, and she received the 2015 Nell Ann Pickett Award for best article in Technical Communication Quarterly. Dr. Pigg teaches courses in rhetorical theory, online information design, networked communication practices, and professional and technical communication. As the Associate Director of NC State’s Professional Writing Program, she trains TAs in professional writing pedagogies. Dr. Pigg holds a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Writing from Michigan State University.


Pigg, Stacey. “Researching Social Media Literacies as Emergent Practice: Changes in Twitter Use After Year Two of a Longitudinal Case Study.” Literacy in Practice: Writing in Private, Public, and Working Lives. Eds. Pamela Takayoshi and Patrick Thomas. New York: Routledge, 2016. 17-31. 

Pigg, Stacey and Brett A. Morrison. “Student Practices and Perceptions in Flipped Courses.” Best Practices for Flipping the College Classroom: Case Studies From Across the Disciplines. Eds. Julee B. Waldrop & Melody Bowdon. New York: Routledge, 2015. 131-145.

Pigg, Stacey. “Distracted By Digital Literacy: Unruly Bodies and the Schooling of Literacy.” Strategic Discourse: The Politics of (New) Literacy Crises. Ed. Lynn Lewis. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press / Computers and Composition Digital Press, 2015. Web.

Bowdon, Melody, Stacey Pigg, and Lissa Pompos. “Feminine/Feminist Ethics and Service-Learning Site Selection: The Role of Empathy.”Feminist Teacher 24.1-2 (2014): 57-82.

Pigg, Stacey. “Emplacing Mobile Composing Habits: A Study of Academic Writing in Networked Social Spaces.” College Composition and Communication 66.2 (2014): 250-275.

Pigg, Stacey. “Coordinating Constant Invention: Social Media’s Role in Distributed Work.” Technical Communication Quarterly 23.2 (2014): 69-87. Received 2015 Nell Ann Pickett Award for best article in TCQ.

Pigg, Stacey, Jeffrey T. Grabill, Beth Brunk-Chavez, Jessie L. Moore, Paula Rosinski, and Paul G. Curran. “Ubiquitous Writing, Technologies, and the Social Practice of Literacies of Coordination.” Written Communication 31.1 (2014): 91-117.

Grabill, Jeffrey T., and Stacey Pigg. “Messy Rhetoric: Identity Performance as Rhetorical Agency in Online Public Forums.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 42.2 (2012): 99-119.

Pigg, Stacey, Kendall Leon, and Rife, Martine Courant. “Researching to Professionalize, not Professionalizing to Research: Understanding the WIDE Effect.” Rewriting Success in Rhetoric and Composition Careers. Ed. Carrie Leverenz, Amy Goodburn, and Donna LaCourt. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press, 2012. 191-208.

Ridolfo, Jim, Martine Courant Rife, Kendall Leon, Amy Diehl, Jeffrey T. Grabill, Douglas Walls, and Stacey Pigg. “Stories of Collaboration and Graduate Student Professionalization in a Digital Humanities Research Center.” Collaborative Approaches to the Digital in English Studies. Ed. Laura McGrath. Logan, UT: Computers and Composition Digital Press/Utah State University Press, 2012. Web.

Dadurka, David, and Stacey Pigg. “Mapping Complex Terrains: Bridging Social Media and Community Literacies.” Community Literacy Journal  6.1 (2011): 7-22. Print.