Faculty Profile for Dr. Eric Leake

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Dr. Eric Leake
Associate Professor — English
FH M13
phone: (512) 245-2163

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Leake, E. W. (2018). “Should You Encounter”: The Social Conditions of Empathy. Poroi: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Rhetorical Analysis and Invention, 14(1). https://doi.org/10.13008/2151-2957.1265
  • Leake, E. W. (2018). Empathy as Research Methodology. In P. Liamputtong (Ed.), Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences. Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-2779-6_65-1
  • Leake, E. W. (2016). The Dinner Table Debate and the Uses of Hospitality. Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society, 6(1). Retrieved from http://www.presenttensejournal.org/volume-6/the-dinner-table-debate-and-the-uses-of-hospitality/
  • Leake, E. (2016). Writing Pedagogies of Empathy: As Rhetoric and Disposition. Composition Forum, 34. Retrieved from http://compositionforum.com/issue/34/empathy.php
  • Leake, E. W. (2016). The Promise and Practice of Cosmopolitan Empathy. In D. Aleksandrowicz & A. Aleksandrowicz (Eds.), Countertransference in Perspective: The Double-Edged Sword of the Patient-Therapist Emotional Relationship (pp. 245–254). Brighton, UK: Sussex Academic Press.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Graduate Dean's Citation, University of Louisville. May 1, 2011
  • Award / Honor Recipient: John Richard Binford Memorial Award, University of Louisville. May 1, 2011
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Second Place, Magazine Feature Writing, SPJ Louisville Metro Journalism Awards. March 1, 2010
  • Award / Honor Recipient: First Place, Graduate Academic Writing, Kentuckiana Metroversity Writing Competition. June 1, 2009
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Plattus Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching, Department of English, University of Louisville. April 1, 2009

Selected Service Activities

Master's Degree Consortium of Writing Studies Specialists
May 2018-Present
Undergraduate Advisor
Running at Texas State
September 1, 2017-Present
University Mentor
February 25, 2016-Present
Scholarship Committee
January 2017-May 2019
Writing and Rhetoric Committee
August 2013-May 2019