Dr. Laura Gonzales Interview


Dr. Gonzales, Assistant Professor of Digital Writing and Cultural Rhetorics at the University of Florida, discusses the methods she uses in her own research. Dr. Gonzales specializes in user experience, technical communication, and multi-lingual digital tools and technologies.

Scholars and Works Mentioned/Discussed

  • Haas, Angela. “Wampum as Hypertext: An American Indian Intellectual Tradition of Multimedia Theory and Practice.” Studies in American Indian Literatures 19.4 (2007): 77-100.
  • Gonzales, Laura. (2018). Sites of Translation: What Multilinguals Can Teach Us about Digital Writing and Rhetoric. University of Michigan Press. http://www.gonzlaur.com/about
  • VanKooten, Crystal & Victor Del Hierro. (Forthcoming publication). Methods and Methodologies for Research in Digital Writing and Rhetoric (WAC Clearinghouse)
  • Council for Programs and Technical and Scientific Communication
  • Stacey Pigg

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About Author

Laura Leigh Menard

I am a third-year PhD student in the Rhetoric and Writing Studies program at Bowling Green State University.

Laura McCann

Laura McCann is a Rhetoric PhD candidate at Carnegie Mellon University working within the rhetoric of health and medicine, technical communication, and digital rhetorics. Her current project studies master narratives of infertility and the rhetorical strategies patients employ to make sense of these disruptive medical experiences.

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