full CV available upon request.

Lee Webster Hibbard

Academic Appointments: 

Georgia Institute of Technology
Brittain Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Fall 2021-Present


Purdue University
PhD, Rhetoric and Composition, 2016-2021

University of Alabama Huntsville
MA, English Literature, 2013-2015

University of Nebraska Lincoln
BA, English Literature, 2006-2010



Out in the Classroom: A Transgender Pedagogical Narrative.” In Peitho: Special Issue on Transgender Rhetorics Vol 22 Issue 4. Eds. G. Patterson and K.J. Rawson. Summer 2020.

“The Fandom Rushes In: Multiplicity and the Evolution of Inclusive Storytelling Through Fandom Participation in The Adventure Zone.” In Roleplaying Games in the Digital Age: Essays on Transmedia Storytelling, Tabletop Roleplaying, and Fandom. Eds. J. Grouling and S. Hedge. Spring 2021. Co-authored with Michelle McMullin.

Redesigning the Tabletop: Queering Dungeons & Dragons.” In First Person Scholar: Queer Games Studies Special Issue (2019).

“Reblog, Like, and Freewrite: Online Blogging Spaces in the Composition Classroom.”
In Fandom as Classroom Practice (2018), co-authored with Leslie Leonard.



Georgia Institute of Technology, Fall 2021-Present
Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Literature, Media, and Communication

Purdue University, Fall 2016-July 2021
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Professional Writing Technology Mentor (Fall 2019 – Spring 2020)

iD Tech Summer Technology Camps, Summer 2017
Assistant Camp Director

University of Alabama Huntsville, Fall 2013-Summer 2016
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Adjunct Instructor

National Research Corporation, Spring 2011-Summer 2013
Measurement Services Manager


Podcast Episodes:

The Big Rhetorical Podcast 

Episode 27: NARA Controversy. Published Jan 27, 2020.
Episode 19: Emerging Scholar Series: Lee Hibbard. Published Oct 21, 2019.

Not Your Mama’s Gamer Podcast

Episode 216: It’s Been 10 Years: NYMG Reunion. Published Jan 22, 2021.
Episode 161: Podcast, Please!: On Podcasts and the Problem of “Cool” Scholarship. Published Oct 20, 2017.
Episode 160: Dad Jokes & Spooky Corn: A Halloween Special. Published Oct 6 2017.
Episode 157: Navigating Spaces: Being Together In and Through Games. Published Aug 25 2017.
Episode 149: Now You See Me: On Streaming Gamers and Representation. Published Apr 17 2017.
Episode 145: Sometimes You Have to Kill Things: On Games and Self-Care. Published Feb 3, 2017.
Episode 144: The F*ck You Line: Games and Emotion. Published Jan 20 2017.
Episode 139: When Horror Gets Real: The Halloween Episode. Published Oct 29 2016.
Episode 137: A Turtle Named Shelly: Firewatch With Me. Published Sept 30, 2016.



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Awards and Recognition:

Patricia Sullivan Scholarship 2020-2021, Award for Dissertation work in Rhetoric and Composition.

Service, Advocacy, and Activism:

“An Introduction to Queer Game Studies”. Purdue University LGBTQ Center Sponsored Event. Panel Moderator. Feb 10th 2020.

Guest Speaker, Purdue University Transgender Day of Remembrance Event, Nov 20 2017. Transcript.

Membership Coordinator, Council for Play and Game Studies (CPGS), in association with the Conference for College Communication and Composition (CCCC), 2017-2018.

Staff Writer, Not Your Mama’s Gamer, September 2016-September 2018.