Isabelle Thompson, Professor, received her EdD from Duke University. She specializes in technical and professional communication, composition, and educational theory and practice and has publications in Journal of Business and Technical Communication, Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, and Technical Communication Quarterly.
Currently she is conducting research about adult literacy in the classroom and in the workplace, both what experienced writers and readers know and what they need to know. She is Coordinator of the English Center.
Co-author, "Feminist Theory in Technical Communication: Making Knowledge Claims Visible." With Elizabeth O. Smith. Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 16 (2002): 441-477.
Co-author, "Learning-to-Communicate and Communicating-to-Learn in Veterinary Medicine: A Survey of Writing, Speaking, and Reading in Veterinary Medical Curricula." With Charles Hendrix. Journal of Technical Writing and Communication 30 (2000): 103-21.
"Interpreting Textual Data in Writing Research." Journal of Technical Writing and Communication. 29 (1999): 163-75.
"Women and Feminism in Technical Communication." Journal of Business and Technical Communication 13 (1999): 154-78.
Last updated April 12, 2005