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Brian McNely
Associate Professor

I study everyday affects, sensations, aesthetics, and contexts, exploring their relationships to rhetorical theory. I teach courses in visual rhetorics and cultures, rhetorical theory, user experience research, and technical and professional writing.

Contact Information
1315 Patterson Office Tower
Ph.D. | Rhetoric and Writing Studies, University of Texas at El Paso, 2009
M.A. | English and American Literature, University of Texas at El Paso, 2005
B.A. | Anthropology and English, University of Oregon, 1996
Research Interests
  • Professional Writing
  • Technical Communication
  • Visual Research Methods
  • Visual rhetoric
  • Qualitative Methods
  • ethnography
  • Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies