Janice Fernheimer

Rhetoric, Technology, Jewish Studies

My first research love–herpetology!

Our newly adopted girls, Electra and Salsa (pictured below) have helped remind me that long before I thought I’d be a professor I had hoped to be a herpetologist traveling across the world to learn more about exotic reptiles.

A Picture of Research in Progress


Janice W. Fernheimer is Assistant Professor of Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Media at The University of Kentucky where she teaches courses in rhetoric, technology, and pedagogy; digital writing; and Jewish rhetorical studies. Her research focuses on questions of identity, invention, and cross-audience communication.

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