Director of Online Programs
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Ph.D., 2007, Texas Tech University, Technical Communication and Rhetoric
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.
- “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.