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Melissa Carrion

Assistant Professor

Department(s)
English
Mail Code
5011
Phone
702-895-2735
Fax
702-895-5657

Biography

Melissa Carrion is an Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric. She earned her M.A. in English from Arizona State University, and her Ph.D. in Communication (with an emphasis in Rhetoric and Health Communication) from Purdue University. Her research interests lie at the intersection of rhetoric, health communication, women's studies, and technical/science writing, and her work has been published in journals including Public Understanding of ScienceHealth CommunicationQualitative Health Research, and Rhetoric of Health and Medicine. She regularly teaches courses in technical writing, visual rhetoric, and document design, as well as a graduate seminar in American feminist rhetorics.