Dr. Edward Comstock is currently a Hurst Senior Lecturer in the College Writing Program in the Department of Literature at American University in Washington, DC. He also received a Ph.D. from American University's School of Education, Teaching, and Health, as well as an MA in Literature. His work explores relations between rhetorical theory, philosophy, and writing pedagogy. In addition to multiple journal articles in the field of writing studies, he’s the author of the book Connections Between Neuroscience, Rhetoric, and Writing: A Plastic Pedagogy for the Digital Age. A life-long resident of Washington, DC, regardless of whether he’s checking out a punk show at the Black Cat or cheering for his Washington Nationals, Dr. Comstock is always ready to fly to remote locations to hit the beach.