Jeff Pruchnic

Professor in Detroit, Michigan

Jeff Pruchnic

Professor in Detroit, Michigan

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Associate Professor & Director of Composition in the Department of English, Wayne State University. Author of Rhetoric and Ethics in the Cybernetic Age: The Transhuman Condition (Routledge, 2013) and numerous essays on rhetorical and critical theory, digital media, and the cultural impact of contemporary technologies. My full CV can be downloaded here. The following articles by me can be read online for free without special access privileges:

Slouching Toward Sustainability: Mixed Methods in the Direct Assessment of Student Writing (Journal of Writing Assessment, 2018)

Open Source Culture and Aesthetics (with Antonio Ceraso; Criticism 53.3, 2011)

The Future of Forgetting: Rhetoric, Memory, Affect (Rhetoric Society Quarterly 2011)

Ironic Encounters: Ethics, Aesthetics, and the 'Liberal Bias' of Composition Pedagogy (JAC 30.1/2, 2010)

Neurorhetorics: Cybernetics, Psychotropics, and the Materiality of Persuasion (Configurations 16.2, 2008)

Rhetoric, Cybernetics, and the Work of the Body in Burke's Body of Work(Rhetoric Review 25.3, 2006)

How to Surf in the Cybernetic Age (Post Identity 4.1, 2004)

  • Work
    • Wayne State University
  • Education
    • MA & PhD, Penn State University
    • BA, University of Pittsburgh @ Johnstown