Rhetorical history and theory; professional and technical
communication; user experience and usability theory and methods; participatory
culture and media; digital humanities; rhetoric of science and technology. Much
of my research focuses on rhetorical and discursive practices emerging around a
“sharing economy,” especially in online and digital environments.
Courses Recently Taught
- Usability Theory and Practice
- Text Encoding in the Humanities
- Ancient Rhetorics
- Grant and Proposal Writing
- Infographics and Data
- “How Can Technical Communicators Plan for Users?” In Solving Problems in Technical Communication.
Ed. Johnson-Eilola, Johndan and Stuart Selber. University of Chicago Press,
- “Introduction: Open Source Culture and Aesthetics.” Criticism 53.3 (2011), 337-375 (with
- "Toward a Public Mystery: The Rhetoric of R. Gordon
Wasson." Configurations 16.2