Derek Ross

Derek Ross Assistant Professor
8072 Haley Center
(334) 844-9073
dgr0003@auburn.edu
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Office Hours

  • Monday 1:30 - 3:30
  • Tuesday By Appointment
  • Wednesday 1:30 - 3:30
  • Thursday By Appointment

Profile

Derek Ross received his Ph.D. in Technical Communication and Rhetoric from Texas Tech University. His current research interests include environment-related rhetoric in popular and modern culture, investigation of modern perceptions and use of commonplaces in environment-related rhetoric, and audience analysis techniques related to understanding perceptions of environment-related communication.

Recent Publications

  • Ross, D. G. (2012). Ambiguous weighting and nonsensical sense: The problems of "balance" and "common sense" as decision-making heuristics in environmental rhetoric. Social Epistemology, 26(1), 115-144.
  • Schwartzman, R., Ross, D. G., & Berube, D. M. (2011). Rhetoric and Risk. Project on Rhetoric of Inquiry (POROI), 7(1). http://ir.uiowa.edu/poroi/vol7/iss1/9/.
  • Ross, D. G. (2011). Against fear: Barry Lopez and lessons for communicators. Mother Pelican, 7(7). http://www.pelicanweb.org/solisustv07n07page2.html.
  • Ross, D. G. (2011). Environmental rhetoric, ethics, and policy: Teaching engagement. Present Tense, 2(1). http://www.presenttensejournal.org/.
  • Ross, D. G. (2009). Ars Dictaminis perverted: The personal solicitation email as a genre. The Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 39, 25-41.
  • Ross, D. G. (2008). Dam visuals: The changing visual argument for the Glen Canyon Dam. The Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 38, 75-94.

Last Updated: September 11, 2012