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Graduate Students

PhD Students

Name Teaching and Research Interests
Nathan Bollig  
Stephen Brasher Cultural studies & rhetoric/writing, religion and education, rhetoric and film, critical pedagogy and writing for social change
Alexander Champoux Translingualism, transfer, genre and activity theory, writing program administration
Nicole Ciulla  
Kira Dreher Plain Language in technical and professional communication, genre studies, rhetorical stylistics, first-year writing
Ryan Eichberger Digital visualization, environmental humanities, spatial rhetorics, material ecocriticism
McKinley Green  
Trent Kays Digital rhetoric, social media, internet studies, critical pedagogy, new media, instructional design, open access, postmodern identity, online learning, rhetorical ethics, first-Year writing, social computing, crowdsourcing, community literacy, social movements, digital humanities
Juliette Lapeyrouse-Cherry Environmental humanities, material ecocriticism, rhetorical theory, environmental justice
Christopher Lindgren Situated literacies, materiality studies, distributed and embodied cognition, material and spatial rhetorics, code-writing practices
Elizabeth Mackey Medical rhetoric and discourse, health literacies, cultural rhetorics and literacies, multimodality, methodologies, spatial rhetorics, professional and technical pedagogy, FYW pedagogies, history of medicine and science
Megan McGrath Critical pedagogy, first-year composition, feminist rhetoric, composing with new media, writing center theory, intertextuality
Brigitte Mussack Post-structural and feminist theory, theory and philosophy of language, voice, agency, and identity, social media, composition studies
Tad Patterson Rhetoric of mathematics
Sarah Puett Situated literacies, social movements, critical pedagogy, rhetorical theory, and ethnographic research methods.
Kari Putterman Medical rhetoric, health literacies, feminist theory, rhetorical criticism 
Jeremy Rosselot-Merritt  
Jarron Slater Technical and professional communication, rhetorical theory and criticism, history of rhetoric, Kenneth Burke
Jason Tham Rhetoric and connected knowledge, visual culture, digital pedagogy, technical communication in the digital age, professional learning networks, advertising, public relations, integrated brand communication, social theories, postmodernism, posthumanism
Rachel Tofteland-Trampe Technical communication, rhetoric, digital literacies
Saveena Veeramoothoo  
Mary Jo Wiatrak-Uhlenkott Rhetoric of law, cultural criminology, law and society, feminism and law, policy studies, media and law
Anne Wolf Multiple literacies, African American literacies, critical online pedagogy, rhetorical listening, discursive justice, memory studies, dialogic memory, critical composition studies, first-year writing instruction
Thomas Wright Rhetoric of science, especially evolutionary biology, classical rhetoric, medical discourse, online rhetoric, history of science

MA Students

Name Teaching and Research Interests
Nicole Fisher  
Evelyn Meisenbacher