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About Carleigh J. Davis

Dr. Carleigh Davis joined Missouri S&T as Assistant Professor of Technical Communication in August 2018. She received her B.A. in English with minors in Latin, Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies and M.A. in English Literature and Language (Literacy, Rhetoric, and Social Practice) from Kent State University and Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Writing, and Professional Communication from East Carolina University.

Dr. Davis has experience working with digital content in trade publications which informs her interest in the communal construction of Internet cultures. Her most recent research projects center around hacktivist and countercultural rhetorics.
 
New Faculty 2018-2019

Positions

August 2018 - Present Faculty Member, Missouri University of Science and Technology Center for Science and Technology in Society
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August 2018 - Present Assistant Professor of Technical Communication, Missouri University of Science and Technology English and Technical Communication
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August 2017 - May 2018 Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative Fellow, Gail Morris Sweetland Center for Writing, The University Of Michigan
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Curriculum Vitae




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Professional Service and Affiliations

Present Member, Association of Internet Researchers
Present Member, Association of Teachers of Technical Writing
Present Member, Coalition of Feminist Scholars in History of Rhetoric and Composition
Present Member, Conference on College Composition and Communication
Present Member, Modern Language Association
Present Member, National Council of Teachers of English
Present Member, Rhetoric Society of America
Present Member, Society for Technical Communication
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Honors and Awards

  • Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative Graduate Student Fellowship. August 2017-Present
  • Kent State University Honors College Senior Thesis Distinction. May 2012

Courses

  • Theory of Written Communication
  • Writing for Social Media
  • Introduction to Technical Communication
  • Theoretical Approaches

Education

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2018 Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Writing, and Professional Communication, East Carolina University
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2018 Graduate Certificate in Professional Communication, East Carolina University
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2014 M.A. in English Literature and Language (Literacy, Rhetoric, and Social Practice), Kent State University
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2012 B.A. in English with minors in Latin, Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies, Kent State University
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Contact Information

236 Humanities-Social Sciences
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409-1260

(573) 341-4681 

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Presentations (13)

Book Chapter (1)

Book (1)

Journal Article (2)