After working in academia for 20 years—first as a tenure-track/tenured scholar in digital rhetoric, writing studies, and publishing studies, then as a director of a digital publishing unit in an academic library—I have transitioned into consulting on some of my favorite things: helping authors and editors refine their project ideas, workflows, and documentation, and generally helping people get the projects they love done. I am also executive director for the Council of Editors of Learned Journals and have been editing Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy for over 25 years.


PhD, Rhetoric and Technical Communication (Michigan Technological University)

MFA, Poetry (Virginia Commonwealth University)

BA, English/Poetry (Old Dominion University)

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