I'm an associate professor in Auburn University's Master of Technical and Professional Communication Program in the Department of English, Co-Director of LUCIA, our laboratory for usability, communication, interaction, and accessibility, and the Ethics columnist/editor for Intercom: The Magazine of the Society for Technical Communication.
My research interests include perceptions of environmental rhetoric, ethics, and document design.
You can see me in a recent interview talking about my work with Aldo Leopold's land ethic at the 2015 International Professional Communication Conference here.
Office Hours: Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00, Wednesday 11:00 - 12:00 and by appointment, Thursday 10:00 - 12:00. Please give me at least 24 hours notice to schedule a meeting.
Email: derek (dot) ross (at) auburn.edu
Office: 8072 Haley Center
Mail: 9030 Haley Center, Auburn University, AL 36849-5203
TA: Technical Writing students may also contact my TA, Mr. Michael Brooks, at mbrooks (at) auburn.edu. His office hours are T/R 2:00 - 3:00, HC 9067.