Author: Avery Edenfield

Avery Edenfield is an assistant professor of rhetoric and professional writing at Utah State University. His research agenda works at the intersections of technical and public rhetorics with attention to the technical writing strategies marginalized communities employ for self-advocacy.

Dr. Avery C. Edenfield Assistant Professor Technical Communication and Rhetoric Utah State University I am part of a growing cohort of scholars in rhetoric and technical communication whose work seeks to enact apparent social change through our research. As technical communication research and practice become more invested in social justice work, we continue to confront oppressive and unjust legacies of the field, including acknowledging oppression at work in technical documentation and expanding our understandings of how users grapple with the inherent violence at work in these documents. Part of that effort, for me, is exposing the oppressive and unjust conditions…

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