Dr. Kimberly Moekle teaches Rhetorical Arts in the Communication Studies Department at Loyola Marymount University. Prior to this position, she taught at Stanford University for the Program in Writing and Rhetoric. There, she taught on topics such as the rhetoric of sustainable energy and environmental ethics, and co-taught graduate seminars in the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources.
She completed her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine, where she held a variety of teaching and administrative positions and served as Assistant Course Director for Undergraduate Writing.
Her writing and research interests include eco-humanities pedagogy and the rhetoric of environmental politics in America. She has published in edited volumes and peer-reviewed journals on the critical role of rhetoric in environmental controversies, and writing studies as an ideal disciplinary arena for conversations about sustainability.