Research & Engagement

Professor Ann Hill Duin talking with Writing Studies students

Research & Engagment

Our research and teaching interests range widely, but with particular strengths in rhetorical theory and history, scientific and technical communication, writing pedagogy, textual analysis, digital literacies, and—more generally—the relationships among writers, readers, and broader social and cultural contexts.

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Leading in Our Fields

The Department of Writing Studies is home to a core of internationally recognized scholars who explore and expand our understanding of writing and the ways people use written texts to shape the world.