Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Faculty and Staff


Brasseur

Lee Brasseur

Professor

Office Address: STV 407
Office Phone: (309) 438-7907
Office Hours: W 9-11
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
     
Education:
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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