• Profesor Tiempo Completo
  • Colegio de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades, COCISOH
  • 297-1700 ext 1496



Dissertation Committee Member, Kent State University
( 2003 - Hasta el presente )
I have been the member of numerous dissertation committees in the English, History, Education, Geography, and Psychology Departments at Kent State University and am currently on four committees.
dissertation director, Kent State University
( 2010 - Hasta el presente )
I am currently directing the dissertations of 4 Ph.D. students at Kent State University, in the English Department's concentration in Rhetoric, Literacy, and Social practice. Two of these students graduared in Spring 2020. I am a reader, at present, on 4 dissertation committees at Kent State, 3 in English and one in Education
Reviewer, Journal of Business Comm and Written Comm
( 2007 - Hasta el presente )
I am a manuscripte reviewer on several Scopus-indexed academic journals, includin Journal of Business and Technical Communication and Written Communication
Instructora, Fundacion Camino de Luces
( 2019 - Hasta el presente )
Aprendizaje de servicio con FCL, una escuela pública en Tumbaco, sobre la enseñanza de inglés a estudiantes
Consultant/Instructor, Cleveland Clinic
( 2006 - Hasta el presente )
I helped develop and then teach summer and Spring courses under the auspices of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and grants for an educational program for high achieving but economically disadvantaged high school students. My teaching involved scientific and medical communication; other duties include working with their eXpressions exhibits and contests.
Adjunct Professor and Task Force Member, North East Ohio College of Medicine
( 2007 - Hasta el presente )
I am an adjunct professor and member of the Task Force Committee which developed, implemented and is now managing an M.A program at the North East Ohio COllege of Medicine in Medical Ethics and Humanities. In addition to administrative efforts, I serve on m.a. thesis communities and teach, now online, in the program
Full Professor of English, Kent State University
( 1998 - 2018 )
Profesora de retorica


Epideictic Rhetoric Born Digital: Evolution of the Letter of Recommendation Genre
“Writing on the Spectrum: Autistic Integrity, Audience, and DSM-5.” with ELizabeth Tomlinson, West Virginia University, USA
“Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of The Rhetoric of Science and Its Author Alan Gross.” and “Introduction” with David Beard, University of Minnesota/Duluth, USA
“Building Student Involvement in a Distance-Education Environment.” With Jordan Canzonetta, «Уровневая подготовка спеm
“How to Write a Scientific Article in Earth Sciences for Publication in an International Journal.” With Yoram Eckstein. Science and Education.[КАК ПОДГОТОВИТЬ С
“Portrait of Sixteenth Century Disability? Quentin Matsys’ A Grotesque Old Woman.”
Book Review.Theorizing Histories of Rhetoric. By Michelle Baillif, Ed. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press in Journal of Business and Technical Communication
“Rare Diseases: The Disability and Medical Model.”
Writing Disability: A Critical History.
“Disability and Self Life Writing: Reports from the Nineteenth Century Asylum.”
“J.M. Itard’s 1825 Study: Movement and the Science of the Human Mind.”
Book Review of Language and Emotion. By James Wilce (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009),
“Gestural Enthymemes: Delivering Movement in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Medical Images.”
“Irreconcilable Differences? Medicine, Law, and Education in Democratic Policy Debates.”
Book Review of Patient Tales. Case Histories and the Uses of Narrative in Psychiatry. By Carol Berkenkotter (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008).
“An Early Sixteenth Century Optometrist’s Shop: Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen’s ‘Lx Siin Tiid’.”
Book Review of Aristotle’s Ethics and Legal Rhetoric: An Analysis of Language Beliefs and the Law. By Frances J. Ranney. Aldershot: Ashgate Press, 2005)
Reprint “Recognizing a Rhetorical Theory of Figures: What Aristotle Tells us About the Relationship Between the Figures of Speech.” In Advances in the History of Rhetoric. The First Six Years. Ed. Richard Enos and David Beard. New York: Parlor Publi
“Study of several involuntary functions of the apparatus of movement, gripping, and voice,” Itard, J. M. G. “Memoire sur Quelques Fonctions Involontaires des Appareils de la Locomotion, de la Prehension et de la Voix.”
“The impact of a professional development institute on faculty members’ interactions with college students with learning disabilities.” with multiple authors at Kent State University, USA
Aristotle and Style.
Book Review of Logos and Power in Isocrates and Aristotle. By Ekaterina V. Haskins. (Studies in Rhetoric/ Communication; Thomas W. Benson, series editor) Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2004.)
Book Review of Deep Listeners: Music, Emotion, and Trancing. By Judith Becker. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2004
“Aristotle’s Notion of ‘Bringing-Before-the-Eye’: Its Contributions to Aristotelian and Contemporary Conceptualizations of Style and Audience.”
“Aristotle’s Definitions of Rhetoric in the Rhetoric: the Metaphors and their Message.”
“Aristotelian Rhetorical Theory as a Framework for Teaching Scientific and Technical Communication.”
“Recognizing a Rhetorical Theory of Figures: What Aristotle Tells us About the Relationship Between the Figures of Speech.”
Book Review of Landmark Essays on Aristotelian Rhetoric. Edited by Richard Leo Enos and Lois Peters Agnew. New Jersey: Hermagoras Press of Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1998.