Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Faculty and Staff


Lee Brasseur


Office Address: STV 407
Office Phone: (309) 438-7907
Office Hours: T/R 11-12
Email: Contact Lee Brasseur (lbrasseu)
Website: Visit Lee Brasseur’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Course NumberSectionCourse NameTimeRoom NumberCourse Links
ENG249.02Technical & Professional Writing I T R 09:35 - 10:50STV 0408
ENG349.02Technical Writing II M 17:30 - 20:20STV 0408
Teaching Interests:
Technical writing, Editing, Visual Communication, Medical Rhetoric,Document Design, Gender Issues in Technical Communication
Research Interests:
Technical Communication in the Fetal Ultrasound Exam, Cultural critiques of technical visual information, Graphing and charting processes, Workplace Ethnographies of visual design, Florence Nightingale
D.A.  University of Michigan
M.A. Eastern Michigan University
B.A. Western Michigan University
Selected Publications:


Preliminary Acceptance:  "Florence Nightingale's Statistical Tables for Medical Care."  Visible Numbers, Eds. Miles Kimball and Charles Sides. Ashgate Publishing. 2013

"Sonographers' Complex Communication during the Obstetric Sonogram Exam:  An Interview Study."  Journal of Technical Writing and Communication." 42:1: 2012

"Florence Nightingale's Visual Rhetoric in the Rose Diagrams." Technical Communication Quarterly 14: 2: 2005.

Visualizing Technical Information: A Cultural Critique. Amityville NY: Baywood P Inc, 2003.

“Contesting the Objectivist Paradigm: Gender Issues in the Technical and Professional Communication Curriculum.” Central Works in Technical Communication. Eds. Johndan Johnson-Eilola and Stuart A. Selber. New York: Oxford U P, 2004, 475-89.

“Critiquing the Culture of Computer Graphing Practices.” Journal of Technical Writing and Communication 31.1 (2001): 27-39.

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