Grants and Awards


Auburn University, College of Liberal Arts (2020). New Faculty Summer Research/Creative Scholarship Grant: $6000

Auburn University, Department of English Recognition and Development Committee. (2019). Summer Research Funding: $9,500

Special Interest Group on Design of Communication (SIGDOC) (2018-2019). Career Advancement Research Grant with Kristin Bivens, Harold Washington College ($1,200). This usability project analyzes reviewer comments posted on the iOS and Android platforms for the emergency response app, PulsePoint. For preliminary results, see our Experience Report published in the 2019 SIGDOC Conference Proceedings.

University of Delaware General University Research Program. (2014-2016) $6000. “Instruction in Visual Communication in the Technical Communication Classroom: A Study of Teaching Practice.” My 2016 article in the journal-of-technical-writing-and-communication reports select results from this project.

Solving Problems in Technical Communication is the winner of the 2014 CCCC Award for Best Original Collection of Essays in Technical or Scientific Communication.