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Dr. Keith Grant-Davie

Dr. Keith Grant-Davie


Contact Information

Office Location: RWST 310
IconPhone: 435.797.3547


Dr. Grant-Davie has been at Utah State University since 1991. From 1999 to 2011 he was the department’s Director of Graduate Studies and advisor to students in the online master’s program in Technical Writing. His research interests are in rhetorical theory and technical communication and rhetoric. He has published in JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory, Rhetoric Review, The Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, and Computers and Composition, and his research topics have included rhetorical situations, strategic redundancy, Gestalt principles of perception, and online graduate program administration. His current research interests are the rhetoric of silences and spaces, apologies, image repair, and crisis communication.

Select Publications

Grant-Davie, K., Matheson, B., & Stephens, E.J. (2017). “Helping doctoral students establish long-term identities as technical communication scholars.” Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 47(2), 151-171.

Cargile Cook, K. & Grant-Davie, K. (2013). Online Education 2.0: Evolving, Adapting, and Reinventing Online Technical Communication. Baywood Publishing Company.

Cargile Cook, K. & Grant-Davie, K. (2005). Online Education: Global Questions, Local Answers. Baywood Publishing Company.