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Khaleel Abusal (LIT)

 

Timihelin Alake (CW)

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Kristine Acosta | PhD (TCR)

kristine.acosta@ttu.edu

MA | University of Central Florida | Applied Learning and Instruction
BA | Florida International University | English

Research interests: Community literacy; community engagement; visual literacy; intercultural communication in online environments; writing program administration.

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Jelilat Adeysian | PhD (TCR)

jelilat.adesiyan@ttu.edu

https://jelilatadesiyan.wixsite.com/cvitae

BA | University of Houston-Downtown | English, Professional Writing, Creative Writing

MS | University of Houston-Downtown | Technical Communication and Rhetoric


Research interests: Software development cycle , usability and user centered-design.

 

Tatianna Aker (TCR)

 

 Casey Akins (TCR)

Heather Annis 

Heather Annis (TCR)

BA | University of Massachusetts Amherst | English
BA | University of Massachusetts Amherst | Middle Eastern Studies

Research interests: Usability, user centered-design, disability studies.

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Sarah Austin | PhD (TCR)

sarah.e.austin@ttu.edu

MEd | Salisbury University
MA | Colorado State University | Rhetoric and Composition

Research interests: Critical composition theory and activism in the first-year composition (FYC) classroom; technology and the re-envisioning of composition pedagogy and FYC programs; media studies as they pertain to visual and feminist rhetorics; whiteness studies and technology; engagement of non-traditional students through technical communication; gender rhetorics pertaining to technology and new media; neuroscience's rhetorical reinforcement of gender norms; issues of access related to knowledge, technology; science studies; gender and the military.

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Akshata Balghare | PhD (TCR)

akshata.balghare@ttu.edu

BE | University of Pune (India)| Electronics Engineering
MTPC | Auburn University | Technical and Professional Communication

Research interests: engineering and scientific communication, technical editing, intercultural technical communication, composition pedagogy, user-experiencing design.

 

Maureen Barney | PhD (TCR)

maureen.barney@ttu.edu

 

Emily Barrows (LIT)

 

Deronda Baughman (TCR)

 

Susanna Bender (LIT)

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Brandy Bippes | PhD (TCR)

brandy.bippes@ttu.eduhttp://brandybippes.com

MA | Eastern Washington University | English: Technical Communication & Rhetoric, TESL
BA | Eastern Washington University | Technical Communication
BA | Eastern Washington University | Anthropology (linguistic)
minors: linguistics, visual communication design, TESOL

Research interests: intercultural issues in technical communication and rhetoric, pedagogy, program development

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Andrew Blick | PhD (TCR)

andrew.blick@ttu.edu

BA | Western Washington University | Linguistics; Spanish Language and Literature
MEd | Western Washington University | Continuing and College (Adult) Education
Certificates | Western Washington University | TESOL; Bilingual Education

 

Joshua Blount (TCR)

 

Delphine Broccard (TCR)

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Chloe Brooke | PhD (LIT)

chloe.brooke@ttu.edu

BA | Tarleton State University | English, Agricultural Communications

MA | Texas Woman's University | English

Research interests: Early Modern Literature and Book History

 

Michael Brooks | PhD (TCR)

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Emma Brousseau | MA (LIT)

emma.brousseau@ttu.edu | emmakathrynbrousseau.wordpress.com

BA | Saint Mary's College | Psychology

MS | Villanova University | Experimental Psychology

Research interests: Literary Fiction, Speculative Fiction, Feminist Theory, Western Literature & Film

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Jennifer Buentello | PhD (LIT)

jennifer.buentello@ttu.eduwww.jenniferbuentello.com

BA | Texas A&M International University | English

MFA | The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley | Creative Writing

Research Interests: translation and Mexican-American literature.

 
 

Rose Cahalan (TCR)

 

Eric C. Camarillo | PhD (TCR)

eric.camarillo@ttu.edu

BA | English/Rhetoric & Writing | University of Texas

MA | English | New Mexico Highlands University

Research interests: Writing center pedagogy, antiracism, grading contracts

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Lauren Cargill | MA (LIT)

lauren.cargill@ttu.edu


BA | Texas Tech University | English


Research interests: British literature, Women's studies and social justice.

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Nick Carrington | PhD (TCR)

nicholas.a.carrington@ttu.edu

BA | Cedarville University | Technical and Professional Communication
MA | Missouri State University | Writing

Research interests: Technical communication pedagogy, web content development, editing

 

Shannon Elaine Cearley (LIT)

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Joey Chavez | MA (LIT)

joey.a.chavez@ttu.edu

BA | Sul Ross State University | English, Communication

 

Anastasia Coles | PhD (LIT)

a nastasia.coles@ttu.edu

BA | University of Iowa | Russian

MA | University of Texas Austin | Slavic Linguistics

MA | Texas Tech University | Technical Communication

Graduate Certificate | Texas Tech University | Teaching English in International Contexts

Research interests: syntax, semantics, generative grammar, ESL, L2 advanced composition

 

Charlotte Colon-Velez (LIT)

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Morgan Connor | PhD (Lit)

morgan.connor@ttu.edu

MA | George Washington University | English
BA | Armstrong State University | English

Research interests: medievalism, early modernism, gender and sexuality studies, constructions of virginity in medieval romance, racialized depictions of monstrosity in medieval romance and Early Modern drama, Shakespeare in film, ecocriticism, disability studies, and sensory studies.

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Shayla Corprew | PhD (TCR)

shayla.corprew@ttu.edu

MA | Texas Tech University | Technical Communication
BA | Virginia Tech | English (Professional Writing concentration)
BA | Virginia Tech | Interdisciplinary Studies (Africana Studies)

Research interests: content management, ethics, information management and security, policy & strategic planning, project management, risk communication, social justice, rhetoric of health communication

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Michelle Cowan | PhD (TCR)

michelle.cowan@ttu.edu | www.themichellecowan.com

MA | Texas Tech University | Technical Communication
BA | Texas Tech University | Spanish and English Language

Research interests: writing assessment, feedback in the workplace, usability, invention and creativity in discourse communities

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Bailey Cundiff | MATC (TCR)

bailey.cundiff@ttu.edu

BA | Texas A&M | Rhetoric

Research interests: usability/user experience, research methods/methodologies, technical editing, content management

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Meghalee Das | PhD (TCR)

Meghalee.Das@ttu.edu | https://meghaleedas.wixsite.com/meghaleetechcom

MA | Texas State University | Major: Technical Communication; Minor: Philosophy

MBA | Texas State University | Business Administration

MA | Indira Gandhi National Open University (India) | English

Research Interests: Intercultural technical communication, technical and business communication, and creative pedagogical practices

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Aliethia Dean| PhD (TCR)

Aliethia.Dean@ttu.edu|https://aliethiadean.wordpress.com/

MA | University of Texas Permian Basin | English

BA | University of Texas Permian Basin | English and Sociology

Research interests: Improving communication in asynchronous classes and tutoring, prison writing groups and programs, environmental rhetoric in political speeches, nature writing, and addiction and recovery writing programs and groups.

 

Gunnar Dean | MA (LIT)

Gunnar.Dean@ttu.edu

BA | English & Communication | University of Sioux Falls

 

Laura Janene Davison | PhD (TCR)

 

Amanda Decker |  PhD (TCR)

amanda.decker@ttu.edu

Research Interests: gender studies; user experience; medical documentation access and interpretation for the underinsured migrant and seasonal field workers in the California Central Valley.

Mary DeNora

Mary DeNora | PhD (TCR)

mary.denora@ttu.edu

BA | University of California at Berkeley | Rhetoric
MA | San Diego State University | Rhetoric and Writing
EdD candidate| Bethel University, Minneapolis/St. Paul | Higher Education Leadership & Administration

Research interests:
Audience research and analysis, intercultural communication and cultural intelligence, user experience research methods and design, programmatic innovation and assessment, and STEM rhetorics

 Claudia Diaz

Claudia Diaz | MA (LIT)

Claudia.diaz@ttu.edu

BA | Texas Tech University | English

Research interests: young adult literature, cultural identity's interaction with style, meter of plot within short stories, British modernism especially industrialist

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Ashley Hardage Edlin |PhD (TCR)

ashley.edlin@ttu.edu

BA | Wayland Baptist University | English and Business Administration
MA | Wayland Baptist University | English

Research interests: Rhetorical analysis, archival and historical research, and feminist rhetorics

 

 Wesley English

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Jasmine V. Bailey Epstein | PhD (CW)

jasmine.epstein@ttu.edu | jasminevbailey.com

AB | Colgate University

MFA | University of Virginia

Research interests: Latin American literature, environmental writing, 20th century American poetry, Modernism

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"This is Not a Poem about Leah, Let Alone Zilpah and Bilhah," Winner of the Laurence Goldstein Prize, Michigan Quarterly Review, 2019

Disappeared, Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2017

Alexandria, Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2014

 

Kim Fain (TCR)

 

Patricia Fausset (TCR)

 

Jen Fierke (TCR)

 

Michelle Flahive (TCR)

 

Ruth Emily Flores (TCR)

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Zachariah L. Forkner | PhD (LIT)

zachariah.forkner@ttu.edu

BA | College of the Ozarks | English

MA | Bradley University | English

Research interests: Film and Media Studies, star studies, sound design, adaptation theory, and contemporary film comedy

 

Heavenly Freeman (TCR)

heavenly.freeman@ttu.edu

BA | Technical Communication

 

Madeleine Frossard (TCR)

Madeleine.frossard@ttu.edu | www.mfrossardportfolio.wordpress.com

BS | General Studies: Arts & Humanities

Research Interests: web development, web design, optimizing product user satisfaction, technology and the arts, women in technical communication

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 Marlene Galvan (TCR)

 

Kathryn George | MA (TCR)

Kathryn.M.George@ttu.edu

BA | English Literature

Research Interests: Global Practices in Technical Communication, Intercultural Communication, Environmental Rhetoric

 

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Taryn Gilbert Howard| PhD (LIT)
taryn.gilbert@ttu.edu

BA | University of Kansas | English Literature and Creative Writing
MA |Wichita State University | English Literature

Research Interests: Mid nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature; women's literature; realism; modernism; multiethnic literature

 

Meghan Giles| PhD (LIT)

meghan.e.giles@ttu.edu

BA | Texas Tech University | English, French

MFA | McNeese State University | English—Creative Writing

Research interests: Creative Writing: Poetry, Translation, Place Writing: the Southwest and the Great Plains

 

Kim Goode (TCR)

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Julie Grisham | PhD (TCR)

julie.grisham@ttu.edu

MA | Texas Tech University | Technical Communication

MA | University of Texas-San Antonio | Education

BA | Texas A&M University | English

Research Interests: Disability studies, accessibility, accessible rhetoric, inclusive/accessible pedagogy, visual rhetoric, technical communication, user experience, user-centered design

 

 

 

Alison C. Haley | MATC

alison.haley@ttu.edu


BA | University of Texas at San Antonio

Research interests: technical and professional writing

 

Jacob Hall (LIT)

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Leslie Hankey | PhD (TCR)


MSIDC | Southern Polytechnic State University
BBA | University of Georgia

Research interests: technical communication, information design, user experience, and visual rhetoric

 

 

Heidi Hansen | PhD (TCR)

Heidi.hansen@ttu.edu |

MA | Northern Arizona University | English, rhetoric, writing, and Digital Media Studies

Research Interests: multi-modal writing in first-year composition, WAC, community writing centers, civic engagement, writing assessment

 

 

Kathleen Hardesty (TCR)

 

 

Alex Hawkins (LIT)

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Leah Heilig | PhD (TCR)

leah.heilig@ttu.edu

BA | St. Cloud State University | English, literature emphasis
MA | St. Cloud State University | English, rhetoric and writing emphasis

Research interests: Accessibility, design methodologies, disability studies, and health communication.

 

Zachary Hernandez (LIT)

 

Kristen Holcomb (TCR)

 

Andrew Hollinger (TCR)

 

Gregg Howard (LIT)

 

Austen Hubbard

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Katherine Jackson (LIT)

 

Megan Jenkins (TCR)

 

Angela Johnson (TCR)

 

Melissa Johnson (LIT)

 

Danielle Karr (TCR)

 

Lisa Kassem (TCR)

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John King | PhD Student (LIT)

John.R.King@ttu.edu

BA | Rice University | Political Science

Doctor of Jurisprudence | University of Texas Law School | Law

MBA | Rice University | Business

Master of Liberal Studies | Rice University | Liberal Studies

MFA | Vermont College of Fine Arts | Creative Writing

Research Interests: Creative Nonfiction, fiction short stories

 

Maeve Kirk (LIT)

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Wilson Knight | PhD Student (TCR)

wilson.knight@ttu.edu

BA | The University of Mississippi | English

MAT | Mississippi State University | Community College Education, English

Research Interests: deathcare rhetoric, queer theory, technical communication, composition pedagogy, pop culture, rhetoric of horror

 

Alfonsina Lago (LIT)

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 Jesse Lawhead | MA (LIT)

jesse.lawhead@ttu.edu

BA | Cedarville University | English

Research interests: hybrid prose forms, magical realism, existentialism, and skateboarding as urban spacial critique.

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Apryl Lewis | PhD (LIT)

apryl.lewis@ttu.edu

BA | Texas Tech University | English

MA | Texas A&M University-Commerce | English

Research interests: 20th & 21st Century American Literature, African American Literature, Trauma Studies, Critical Race Theory, Sports Culture

 

Kristina Lewis | PhD (LIT)

Kristina.Lewis@ttu.edu

BA | Sam Houston State University | English

MA | Sam Houston State University | English

Research interests: Classical poetry, Old and Middle English poetry, genre studies, the narrator, composition and rhetoric, post-structural feminist theory

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Lance Lomax | PhD (LIT)

lance.lomax@ttu.edu

Research interests: Transpacific Studies, Film & Media Studies, Comparative Literature

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Cathy Mahaffey |  PhD (TCR)

cat.mahaffey@ttu.edu

MA | UNC Charlotte | English with Literature Emphasis

BA | UNC Charlotte | English

Research Interests: Rhetoric and New Media, Accessibility, Online/Digital Literacy, Online Writing Instruction (OWI)

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Rick Mangum | PhD (TCR)

rmangum@ttu.edu

BA | Brigham Young University | English

MA | Northern Arizona University | English Literature | Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing

Research interests: visual rhetoric, usability testing, pedagogy, and the study of metaphor.

 

Sean Rachel Mardell | PhD (TCR)

sean.rachel.mardell@ttu.edu

https://hb2504.txstate.edu/viewinstructor.html#4651553

MA | Literature | Texas State University
BA | English (Media Studies minor) | Texas State University

Research interests: Activist and documentarian rhetoric, media studies, multimodal composition/design, document design/accessibility, public memory, and cultural studies

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Sarah Martin | PhD (TCR)

BA (with distinction) | University of Virginia | Sociology
MBA | Naval Postgraduate School

Research interests: visual rhetoric, business communication, cross-cultural communication, persuasion

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Jamie May |PhD (TCR)

BA | Southeastern Louisiana University | English
MA | Southeastern Louisiana University | English/Professional Writing

Research interests: composition pedagogy, entertainment media, document design, workplace writing pedagogy

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Angela McCauley | PhD (TCR)

angela.mccauley@ttu.edu

MA| Public Policy and Management | University of Texas
BA | Communication | The University of Texas Pan American

Research interests: technical communication, organizational communication and community development; particularly, grant writing narrative, organizational identity and communication, social justice in technical communication, and scholarship activism

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Sheri McClure-Baker | PhD (TCR)

BA | English
MA | Literature
Advanced certificate of study, Composition

Research interests: race studies, online teaching, rhetoric of conflict and disaster

 

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Brook McClurg| PhD (LIT)

brook.mcclurg@ttu.edu

BA | Columbia University | Creative Writing, Fiction

MFA | Rutgers University | Creative Writing, Nonfiction

Research interests: Narrative and hybrid nonfiction, postmodernism, speculative fiction, lyric narratives, and screenwriting.

 

Jennifer Mclaughlin (TCR)

 

AJ McCormick | PhD (TCR)

aj.mccormick@ttu.edu

MA | English | West Texas A&M University

Research Interests: Composition and rhetoric pedagogy, food rhetoric, digital humanities, regional studies, ecocriticism, ecofeminism, visual rhetoric, ludology, & public history


 

Mitchell Milam (LIT)

 

Kourtney Moore (TCR)

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Maureen Morasch |PhD (TCR)

maureen.morasch@ttu.edu

BA | Washington State University-Vancouver, English

BA | Washington State University-Vancouver, Humanities

MLIS | University of Washington, Library & Information Science 

Research interests: Dissertation writing, doctoral student writing preparation, power balance in students-advisor relationships, writer identity

 

 Kirsten Morris (TCR)

 

Kali Morrison (TCR)

 

Michael Morrissey (TCR)

 

Ahmed Muhammad (LIT)

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Kenna Neitch| PhD (CLGT)
kenna.neitch@ttu.edu
https://kennaneitch.wordpress.com/

BA | Texas Lutheran University | English, Philosophy

MA | Texas Tech University |  English

Research interests: Transnational Feminism, Resistance Theory, Central American Contemporary Literature, Women of Color Non-Fiction, Transnational and Digital Organizing

 

Jennifer Nichols (TCR)

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Victoria O'Hara | MATC 

Claire Oldham 
Claire Oldham | MATC
 
claire.oldham@ttu.edu

BA | Texas Tech University

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Fer O'Neil | PhD (TCR)

fer.oneil@ttu.edu

BA | University of Maine at Farmington |English

MA | Minnesota State University, Mankato | Technical Communication and Rhetoric

Research interests: User-centered design, ethics, technical communication, information and document design, technology, usability, information security and communication

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Michael Opsteegh | PhD (TCR)
michael.opsteegh@ttu.edu

BA | California State University, Long Beach | English

MA | California State University, Long Beach | English, Rhetoric, and Composition

Research interests: Ethics, User Experience, Human Factors, Data Visualization, Visual Rhetoric, Typography, Risk Communication

 

 

Shelby Oubre (LIT)

 

Jaime Patterson (LIT)

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O.W. Petcoff | PhD (TCR)
omonpee.petcoff@ttu.edu | www.owpetcoff.me

BS | Southern Illinois University | Communications, English

MA| Texas Tech University |English

Research interests: Visual Rhetoric, Semiotics, Dystopia and Utopia, Technical Writing, Rhetoric, Developmental Reading and Writing Instruction, Autism, Learning Differences, Sensory Integration, Adult Education First Year Writing in a Community College Instruction Setting

 Kim Phillips
Kimi Phillips | MATC 
kimberly.phillips@ttu.edu

BA | Texas Tech University | Technical Communication and Rhetoric

Research interests: Social Media, Editing, Information Design, User-Centered Design, Digital Rhetoric, Rhetorical Theory 

 Bhawana Pillai
Bhawana Pillai | PhD (LIT)
bhawana.pillai@ttu.edu

BA | University of Delhi | English

MA | University of Delhi | English

MPhil | University of Delhi | English

Research interests: Victorian Literature, Indian Women's Autobiographical Writings, African American Women's Writings and Slave Narratives, Indian Writing in English

 

Manny Pina (TCR)

 

Bradley Plummer (TCR)

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Trisha Pokrass | MATC 
trisha.pokrass@ttu.edu

BA | Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi | English

MA | Texas Tech University | Technical Communication and Rhetoric

Research interests: Rhetorical Ecology, Rhetoric of Science, Social Media, Adolescent Literacy, First Year Compositions, Composition Pedagogy

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Jennifer Popa | PhD (LIT)

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Cynthia Pope | PhD (TCR)

cynthia.pope@ttu.edu

MA | Minnesota State U | Communications
MA | Minnesota State U | Rhetoric/Composition
MS | Minnesota State U | Reading

Research Interests: Rhetoric of Public Art, Document Design, Experience Architecture, and Composition Studies

 

Samodh Porawagamage (LIT)

 

Matthew Porto (LIT)

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Hugh Pressley | PhD (TCR)
hugh.pressley@ttu.edu

M.Ed. | College of Charleston | Languages

B.A. | Charleston Southern University | English Education

B.A. | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | Languages

Research interests: Visual Rhetorics, Information Design, Public Education Administration, Intercultural Issues in Technical Communication

 

Thomas Scott Randall (TCR)

 

Catherine Ragsdale (LIT)

 

Georgianna Ravenna (LIT)

 

Tiffani Reardon | PhD (TCR)

tiffani.reardon@ttu.edu | http://tiffanireardon.com

MS in Instructional Design and Technology | Georgia State University

Research Interests: Teaching Technical Communication/Writing, Open Educational Resources, Open Pedagogy, Affordable Learning, Instructional Design & Technology, Online/Hybrid/Technology-Enhanced Teaching

 

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Eric Melvin Reed | PhD (TCR)

eric.reed@ttu.edu

M.S. | Political Science | University of Nebraska
M.A. | English | University of Nebraska
M.A. | History | University of Nebraska

Research interests: rhetoric of History and social sciences

 Daniel Riechers
Daniel Riechers | PhD (TCR)
daniel.riechers@ttu.edu

AAS | Fox Valley Technical College | Avionics Technology

BLS | University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh | Liberal Studies, English

MA | University of Minnesota | English Literature

MS | North Carolina State University | Technical Communication

Research Interests: Rhetoric of Environmental Health, Rhetoric of Science, Technology, and Medicine, Public Engagement with Science, Information Design, Faculty Development, Grant Writing

 
Marcus Roberts | MA (LIT)
marcus.roberts@ttu.edu
BA | Texas Tech University | French, Minor in Linguistics
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David Robledo | PhD (TCR)

David.Robledo@ttu.edu  | praxisandpedagogy.com

MA | Texas A&M

Research Interests: New Media & Science Communication

 

 David Ryan (TCR)

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Bernadette V. Russo (LIT)

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Sara Ryan - PhD (CW)

sara.ryan@ttu.edu  www.sararryan.com

BA - University of Miami

MFA - Northern Michigan University

Research Interests: poetry, material culture and criticism, poetic forms, hybrid writing, image/text literature and visual culture, the lyric essay

Publications: Sara Ryan's work has been published in or is forthcoming from DIALOGIST, Thrush Poetry Journal, DIAGRAM, Prairie Schooner, The Rumpus, American Literary Review and others. She is the author of the chapbooks Never Leave the Foot of an Animal Unskinned (Porkbelly Press) and Excellent Evidence of Human Activity (The Cupboard Pamphlet). In 2018, she was the winner of Grist Journal's Pro Forma Contest and the Big Sky, Small Prose Contest at Cutbank Literary Magazine.

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David Scott (TCR)

 

Claire Seekins (TCR)

claire.wells@ttu.edu

BA | English

Research Interests: writing centers

 

Taryn Seidler (TCR)

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Meghan Self| PhD (LIT)

 

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Mark Shealy | PhD (TCR)
mark.shealy@ttu.edu

MA | Mississippi State University | English

MS | University of North Texas | Information Science

Research interests: Online Education, Learning Management Systems, Writing Program Administration, Feminism, New Materialism, Embodiment, Philosophy of Technology

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Kate Simonian (LIT)

 

Sierra Sinor (TCR)

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Macy Skipworth | PhD (LIT)

macy.skipworth@ttu.edu

BA | Lubbock Christian University | English
MA | Texas Tech University | English

Research interests: film and media studies, African American film and literature, jazz studies, early 19th-century media and economy

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Jessica Smith | PhD (LIT)

 

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Rebekah Smith| MA (TCR)

rebekah.smith@ttu.edu

BA | English Literature | Southern Utah University

Technical Writing Certificate | Southern Utah University

Research Interests: Composition, User-Centered Design, & Feminist and Transcultural Rhetoric(s)

 

 

Brandi Smith-Irving (TCR)

 

Cecilia Solis-Sublette (TCR)

 

 James Stewart (TCR)

 

Andrea Stone (TCR)

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Erica M. Stone | PhD (TCR) 

erica.stone@ttu.edu | http://www.ericamstone.com

M.A. | English Education | University of Alabama

B.F.A | Fine Arts | Auburn University

Research Interests: Community organizing rhetorics, organizational communication, social change and social justice in TPC.

 

Will Streit (TCR)

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Melissa Taylor| MATC

melissa.taylor@ttu.edu

B.A | English/Secondary Education | Athens State University

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Robby Taylor | PhD (CW) 

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Katie Tighe | MATC 
katie.tighe@ttu.edu

BA | Texas A&M University | Telecommunication Media Studies, Spanish Minor

Research interests: Editing, Technical Writing, Usability, Writing Center Pedagogy, Graphic Design, New Media, Mediated Communication, Intersection of Rhetoric and Technology

 

Jeremy Tow (TCR) 

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Rebecca Trammell | MA (LIT)
rebecca.trammell@ttu.edu

BA | Texas A&M University | English

MEd | Texas A&M University | Secondary Education, Curriculum, and Instruction

Research Interests: Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Century Literature, Multicultural Literature, Speculative Fiction, Feminist Perspectives

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Charity Tran | PhD (TCR)

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Steven T. Tucker | MA (LIT)
steven.tucker@ttu.edu

BA | Texas Tech University |  English, Minor in Linguistics

Research interests: Dime Novels, Early Science-Fiction, Graphic Novels and Comic Books, Library Sciences, Book History

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Jessica Ulmer | PhD (TCR)

jessica.ulmer@ttu.edu

BA | Westfield State University | English Education
MEd | Elms College | English Education
MA | Rhode Island College | English Composition and Rhetoric

Research Interests: transfer of writing-related knowledge, disciplinary literacies & pedagogies; first-year composition as writing studies, children's and adolescent literatures, literacy and motivation, and developing digital literacy in writing courses.

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Sarah Banschbach Valles | PhD (LIT)

sarah.banschbach@ttu.edu


BA | Texas A&M University | English
MA | University of Texas of the Permian Basin | English


Research interests: Renaissance poetry, lyric, early modern religion and politics, ritual studies, spatial studies, material culture, book history, digital humanities, intersections between textual and visual arts, writing centers

 

Victoria VanZandt | MA (TCR)

Victoria.vanzandt@ttu.edu 

https://victoriavanzandt.wixsite.com/website

BA | Technical Communications, Minor in English

 

Peter Vertacnik 
Peter Vertacnik | MA (LIT)
peter.vertacnik@ttu.edu

BA | Penn State University | English

Research interests: Poetry Writing, Contemporary Poetry, Prosody, Translation (German and Latin), Literary Criticism, Creative Non-Fiction, Early Modern English Literature

 Tanner Walsh
Tanner Walsh | MATC 
tanner.walsh@ttu.edu

MA | Philosophy | TTU

BA  | Philosophy | Minnesota State University, Mankato

Research interests: rhetorical theory/argumentation, user-centered design, ethics, composition, and technical communication pedagogy

 

Theresa Walsh (TCR)

 
Valerie Wayson | PHD (LIT)
valerie.wayson@ttu.edu

BA | University of Texas at Austin | Linguistics, French

MFA| Georgia College | Creative Writing

Research interests: Travel writing, historiography, linguistics

 

Jessica Weber | PhD (TCR)

Jessica.Weber@ttu.edu

M.A. in Composition, Language, and Rhetoric from Salisbury University

B.A. in Creative Writing from Bloomsburg University

Research Interests: workplace writing centers, writing center pedagogy, professional/corporate writing, life writing and blended scholarship.

 

Kristen West (TCR)

 

Mary Ann Widerburg | PhD

maryann.widerburg@ttu.edu

B.A. | Brigham Young University |English

M.A. | Utah State University | English

Research Interests: post-9/11 literature, contemporary American literature, postcolonial literature and theory, feminist theory

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Darin Williams| PHD (TCR)
darin.williams@ttu.edu

BA/Morehouse College/Mathematics

MA/UC Berkeley/Education

Dorothy Williams
Dorothy Williams | MATC
 
dorothy.williams@ttu.edu

BA | McMurry University | English

Research interests: Instructional Design, Social Justice through Technical Communication, Pedagogy, Whiteness Studies, Intercultural Communication

 

Jiaxin Zhang | PhD (TCR)

jiaxin.zhang@ttu.edu

M.S. Technical Communication

Research Interests: Intercultural Communication; User Experience; Content Strategy

 Yifan Zhang
Yifan Zhang | MA (LIT)
gabbie.zhang@ttu.edu

BA | The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Research interests: Literary Theory, Postcolonialism, Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Culture, and Identity

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