Expertise
  • How communication is crafted for individuals vulnerable to physical and cultural harm, as well as to exclusion from access to information and services.
  • Online communication choices, particularly in situations in which sharing information poses safety or security risks, causes other problems, or is complicated by perceptions.
Affiliations

Associate Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts, Auburn University

Technical Communication and Rhetoric, Texas Tech University
current

Past Affiliations

Writing Consultant, Technical Communication and Rhetoric, Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences, Texas Tech University (past)
2006 - 2006

Graduate Part-Time Instructor, Technical Communication and Rhetoric, Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences, Texas Tech University (past)
2002 - 2006

Environmental Investigator II, Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission
1998 - 2000

Field Technician/Crew Chief, Agency for Conservation Archaeology
1996 - 1997

Research Assistant, Anthropology and Applied Archaeology
1994 - 1997

Environmental Consultant, TRC Environmental Corporation
1993 - 1994

Intern, TRC Environmental Corporation
1993 - 1993

Intern, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
1992 - 1992

Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences, Texas Tech University (past)

Assistant Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts, Auburn University

Communities
English
Degrees
PhD, Texas Tech University, Technical Communication and Rhetoric, 2008
BA, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Environmental Science, 1993
Keywords
rhetoric communications public policy general science and technology topics
Languages
English
Honors

Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Kappa Phi, Eastern New Mexico University Chapter, 1995-1996

Associations
Association of Teachers of Technical Writing
Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication
Society for Risk Analysis
Society for Technical Communication