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David Clark

Associate Professor & Associate Dean, Humanities
 (414) 375-0457
 NWQ B 5472

website: www.uwm.edu/~dclark

Degrees:

PhD, Rhetoric and Professional Communication, Iowa State University, 2001
MA, English Literary Studies, Iowa State University, 1995

Research Interests:

My research focuses on content management, information design, the rhetoric of technology, and writing pedagogy.

Teaching Interests:

Technical Writing
Content Management
Document and Information Design
Information Architecture
Rhetoric of Technology
Social Networking
Management

Other Relevant Activities:

Designing and coding data-driven web sites. Developing and implementing technical writing courses in alternative settings using a wide range of pedagogical tools.

Recent Publications:

Batova, Tatiana, and Clark, David P. “Managing Content for Global Audiences: A Critical Look at Content Management in Translation/Localization Projects.” Journal of Business and Technical Communication Forthcoming.
Clark, David P., Andersen, Rebekka, Benavente, Sid, Hart-Davidson, William, Rude, Carolyn, and Hackos, JoAnn. “Open Research Questions for Academics and Industry Professionals: Results of a Survey.” Communication Design Quarterly 1.4. (2013): 42-49.
Clark, David P. “Rhetorical challenges and concerns in enterprise content management.” Enterprise Content Management: Foundations and Cases Ed. vom Brocke, Jan, and Simons, Alexander. Springer Publishing, (2013).
Clark, David P. “Shaped and Shaping Tools: The Rhetorical Nature of Technical Communication Technologies,”.” Digital Literacy for Technical Communication: 21st Century Theory and Practice Ed. Spilka, Rachel. Routledge, (2010).
Clark, David P. “Content Management and the Separation of Presentation and Content.” Technical Communication Quarterly 17.1. (2008): 35-60.
Clark, David P. “Rhetoric of Empowerment: Genre, Activity, and the Distribution of Capital.” The Cultural Turn: Perspectives on Communicative Practices in Workplaces and the Professions. Ed. Thralls, Charlotte, and Zachary, Mark. Baywood Press, (2006).
Clark, David P., and Andersen, Rebekka. “Re-negotiating with Technology: Training Towards More Sustainable Technical Communication.” Technical Communication 52:3. (2005): 289-301.