dawn m. armfield
phd candidate in rhetoric and scientific and technical communication
dawn m. armfield, M.A.
Dawn M. Armfield is a PhD candidate in Rhetoric and Scientific and Technical Communication in the Writing Studies Department at the University of Minnesota. Her research agenda includes digital rhetoric and new media, rhetorical representations of identity, technical communication, visual rhetoric, and cultural studies.
Dawn has taught courses in first year writing (FYW), technical and professional writing, rhetoric, technology, and the internet, scientific and technical presentations, visual communications, technology in the classroom, and law enforcement communication.
She earned an M.A. in English with a focus in Literacy, Technology, and Professional Writing from Northern Arizona University, where she also served as an instructional technologist for the e-Learning Center. Her past research includes a Master's thesis entitled "Self-Representation: Women in Online Communities."