Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric
- Ph.D., University of South Florida, English Rhetorical Theory
- M.A., English Language and Literature, University of Delaware
- B.A., English Literature and Creative Writing, Hofstra University
Dr. Laura Ewing’s research focuses on technical communication, intercultural communication, and rhetoric & technology. While researching how multicultural groups live and work together, Dr. Ewing spent five years in Japan, writing and consulting with international NGOs on program research, development, and assessment. Recently, she’s been conducting ongoing qualitative analyses of international digital communication use in natural disaster situations. Her research can be seen in the journals Pedagogy and Academic Exchange Quarterly, and most recently in the edited collections Citizenship and Advocacy in Technical Communication and #RhetOps.
- “Dependents Abroad: How Overseas Military Families’ Online Communication Impacts Operational Security, Force Protection, and Mission
Risk” #RhetOps, University of Pittsburgh Press, October 2019.
- “An intercultural analysis of social media advocacy in disaster response” with Megan McIntyre. In Citizenship and Advocacy in Technical Communication. August 2018
- “Document Design” Rhetoric Matters 2nd ed, Bedford/St.Martin’s Press, July 2014
- “Rhetorically Analyzing Online Composition Spaces” Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture, September 2013.
- “Collaborative Authorship of a Writing Consultant Training Manual: A Reflective Process of Developing Center Culture and Identity” with Kate Pantelides and Karen Langbehn. Academic Exchange Quarterly, Winter 2013.
- Book Review: Teaching Intercultural Rhetoric and Technical Communication: Theories, Curriculum, Pedagogies and Practices, Book Review: Teaching Intercultural Rhetoric and Technical Communication: Theories, Curriculum, Pedagogies and Practices, eds. Barry Thatcher and Kirk St. Amant. Programmatic Perspectives, Autumn 2012.