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English and Comparative LiteratureEnglish and Comparative Literature

English and Comparative Literature

Lisa Meloncon

Lisa Meloncon

Lisa Meloncon: Associate Professor, Professional Writing

Contact Information

Lisa Meloncon
Position Associate Professor, Professional Writing
Office Location McMicken Hall Room 350 E
Phone (513) 556-3034
Fax (513) 556-5960
Mail Location 0069


School Degree
University of South Carolina Ph.D., English: Rhetoric & Composition, Specialization in Technical Communication

Professional Summary

Lisa Meloncon is an Associate Professor of Technical Communication. She also directs the McMicken Health Research Center in the College of Arts and Sciences. Her primary research areas are the rhetoric of health and medicine and programmatic issues within the field of technical and professional communication (TPC).

She is currently President of the Council of Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication, Assistant Manager of the Academic Special Interest Group of the Society of Technical Communication, a member of the steering committee of Women in Technical Communication, manager of, and founder (with lots of help from her friends) and chair of the only stand-alone conference for rhetoricians of health and medicine.

Her research has been recognized with multiple awards and along with other steering committee members of Women in Technical Communication, she is honored to have won the Diana Award for contributions to the field.

Research Interests

medical rhetoric, technical and professional communication, health communication, environmental health communication, visual rhetoric, space/place, health literacy, transdisciplinary research methods