Rex Veeder has and M.F.A. and a Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English from the University of Arizona. He has been teaching since 1970, published in Rhetoric Society Quarterly and Rhetoric Review as well as numerous poetry magazines. He served as Editor for the Rhetoric Society Quarterly. His presentations have focused on the history of rhetoric and composition as well as composition theory, especially on cross-cultural rhetorical theory. He was an Assistant Vice President for Faculty relations for eight years and served briefly as the Vice President for Academic and Student Life at a community and technical college. Since then, he has returned to teaching and has focused on multi-genre and multi-media composition theory and practice and is currently the Composition Director for the English Department at SCSU.