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Dmitri Stanchevici

Dmitri StancheviciAssistant Professor
Director of Online Programs

Phone: (901)678-3501
Office: Patterson 439


Ph.D., 2007, Texas Tech University, Technical Communication and Rhetoric

Academic Summary

Dr. Stanchevici studies the rhetorics of science, public health, and totalitarianism. He is especially interested in tracing how rhetoric helps scientific and technical communication to grapple with uncertainty and to perform the ideological function of identity formation. Dr. Stanchevici teaches a variety of courses in professional writing, composition, and rhetoric, such as Persuasive Writing, Engineering Communication, Document Design, and Rhetoric of Science.

Select Publication

  • “The Rhetorical Construction of Social Classes in the Reports of Stalin’s Secret Police." The Journal of Technical Writing and Communication 43(3), 2013, 257 – 284.​
  • Stalinist Genetics: The Constitutional Rhetoric of T.D. Lysenko. Amityville, NY: Baywood, 2012.

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