Michael Salvo


Assistant Professor of Professional and Technical Writing 



HEAV 302C 

Office Phone

(765) 494-3772 

Research Areas

Information Architecture, Information Design, Rhetoric and Technology, Technology and Literacy 

Notable Experience

Established Kairos, an online journal for rhetoric
and technology study. Program design: Certificate in Information Design, Certificate in Accessible and Universal Design at Northeastern University 

Notable Awards

Hugh Burns Award (2000); Finalist, Kairos' Best Webtext Award (2001) 


Critical Engagement with Technology in the Computer Classroom, Technical Communication Quarterly Special Issue on Computer Classrooms and Technical Communication Pedagogy. Deafened to Their Demands: An Ethnographic Study of Accommodation, Kairos, 7(1) (2002). Ethics of Engagement: User-centered Design and Rhetorical Methodology, Technical Communication Quarterly Special Issue on Ethics, 10(3) (2001). Trauma, Narration, Technology: User-Ordered Representation and the Holocaust, Computers and Composition, 16(2) (1999) 

Coming Up!

Our annual security symposium will take place on April 7th and 8th, 2020.
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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