Cedric Burrows received his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas and an M.A. degree from Miami University.His dissertation (Re)Reading Readers: The Construction of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X in Composition Textbooks, investigated how King and Malcolm X have been anthologized in first-year writing textbooks. Cedric has taught undergraduate courses for the English Department at Washburn University and the University of Kansas, where he also served as an administrative intern for the First- and Second-Year Writing program. His article on Martin Luther King has recently been published in the Oxford Online Bibliographies--American Literature. His research interests include composition and rhetoric, African-American rhetoric, cultural rhetoric, and social activism.