Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Graduate Assistants


Erin A. Frost

Doctoral Candidate
Technical Communication; Rhetoric/Composition; Women's and Gender Studies

Office Address: STV 422 K
Office Phone:
Office Hours: By appointment
Email: Contact Erin Frost (eaclar4)
Website: Visit Erin Frost’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Teaching Interests:
Technical Communication; Rhetoric/Composition; Women's & Gender Studies
Research Interests:
Technical Communication; Rhetoric/Composition; Women's & Gender Studies
Ph.D. English Studies, Illinois State University, expected 2013
M.A. Professional Writing and Rhetoric, Illinois State University
B.A. Composition, Truman State University
B.A. Journalism, Truman State University
Selected Publications:

Frost, Erin and Angela M. Haas. “Seeing and Knowing the Womb: Examining Rhetorics of Fetal Ultrasound toward a Decolonization of Women’s Bodies.” Submitted to JAC, revising and resubmitting.

Frost, Erin. “Transcultural Risk Communication on Dauphin Island: An Analysis of Ironically Located Responses to the Deepwater Horizon Disaster.” Forthcoming January 2013 at Technical Communication Quarterly for publication in issue 22.1.

Frost, Erin. “Review of Differential Makings: Enacting Theories of Raced Experience in Digital Writing Research and Pedagogy.” Sweetland Digital Writing Collaborative. June 2012.

 Frost, Erin. “Why Teachers Must Learn: Student Innovation as a Driving Factor in the Future of the Web.” Computers and Composition 28.4. December 2011.

Frost, Erin. “Review of Bray, Francesca. (1997). Technology and gender: Fabrics of power in late imperial china. Berkeley: U of California P.” Computers and Composition 27.4. December 2010.

Frost, Erin. “Visual Culture and the Alice Books: How John Tenniel Changed Text-Image Relationships.” Xchanges: An Interdisciplinary Technical Communication and Writing Journal 6.2. November 2010.

Frost, Erin. “Navigating Genre: How A Technological Pedagogy Can Empower Millennials.” Proceedings of the 75th Annual Convention of the Association for Business Communication Conference. October 2010.

Frost, Erin. “Exercising Genre.” Illinois State University Writing Research Annual 2010-2011. August 2010.  Reprinted in August 2012 as “So What Is a Quad Chart, Exactly? Exercises in Genre.” 


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