Temeka Carter

Temeka Carter

Lecturer; Women's Studies Coordinator
M.A., North Carolina A&T State University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(336) 285-2624
Office: GCB Room 455
Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Temeka L. Carter received her Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition and a Certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2009. While there, she was selected as the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant in the English Department and an Associate Editor of Writing Matters, a guide for the freshman Writing Across the Curriculum program.

As a Lecturer in the Department of Liberal Studies at North Carolina A&T State University, she has served as the Assistant Chairperson, Women’s Studies Coordinator, Faculty Senator, Phi Kappa Phi Executive Committee Member, and General Education Committee Member.

Dr. Carter is an editor of Black Star: A Discourse in the African American Experience, a textbook used for the Introduction to African American Studies courses at NCAT, and author of “The Liberatory Educator: Transforming Lives, One Student at a Time,” published in DIVA Diaries: The Road to the Ph.D. and Stories of Black Women Who Have Endured (2015).

Most of Dr. Carter’s work is centered on cultivating humanity, which expands her dissertation, The Souls of Good Folk: Prophetic Pragmatism as a Pedagogy of Humanity in the Composition Classroom. She is concerned with the plight of underserved communities and is currently developing an organization to help provide sustainable resources for children. Additionally, she enjoys making organic soaps and spa products and teaching ways of using therapeutic grade essential oils as natural alternatives for using pharmaceuticals.