Core Faculty

  • Isidore K Dorpenyo

    Isidore K Dorpenyo

    Assistant Professor

    Writing and Rhetoric: International technical communication, professional and technical communication, social justice, public intellectualism, rhetoric of technology, technology and elections, politics, biometric technology, and localization.

  • Douglas Eyman

    Douglas Eyman

    Director of the PhD Program

    Associate Professor

    Classical and contemporary rhetorical theory, digital rhetoric, digital scholarship and electronic publication, web authoring and design, technical and scientific writing

  • Donald R Gallehr

    Donald R Gallehr

    Associate Professor

    brain research and the teaching of writing; portfolio assessment; writing and meditation

  • Michelle LaFrance

    Michelle LaFrance

    Associate Professor

    Feminist research, community writing, writing across the curriculum/in the disciplines, ethnography, writing program administration and pedagogy

  • Heidi Y. Lawrence

    Heidi Y. Lawrence

    Assistant Professor

    Medical rhetoric, vaccine controversy, professional and technical communication, public rhetoric, rhetoric of science and technology

  • E Shelley Reid

    E Shelley Reid

    Associate Professor

    faculty development, composition and rhetoric, writing program administration, writing pedagogy education

  • Paul M. Rogers

    Paul M. Rogers

    Associate Professor

    My primary research interests revolve around the development of writing abilities across the lifespan, with an emphasis on instruction and feedback, and the relationship of writing to knowledge production and social innovation.