PhD, Rhetoric and Professional Communication, Iowa State University, 2001
MA, English Literary Studies, Iowa State University, 1995
My research focuses on content management, information design, the rhetoric of technology, and writing pedagogy.
Document and Information Design
Rhetoric of Technology
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.
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.