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Liz Hutter

Assistant Professor; Director of Teaching Assistant Training

Full-Time Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences: English


Email: Liz Hutter
HM 221


  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • M.A., Binghamton University
  • B.A., University of Rochester

Courses taught

  • Writing for the Health Professions
  • Genre in Writing

Research interests

  • Rhetorical, literary, and cultural studies of health, medicine, and the environment
  • Medical and health humanities
  • Technical communication
  • Professional writing

Selected publications

"State of the Field: A Survey of the 'Digital' in the Writing and Communication Classroom." Computers and Writing, Forthcoming Fall 2019. Co-author with Joy Robinson, Lisa Dusenberry, Halcyon Lawrence, Andy Frazee, and Rebecca Burnett.

"Promoting Inclusive and Accessible Design in Usability Testing: A Teaching Case with Users Who Are Deaf." Communication Design Quarterly 6.2 (2018): 21-30. Co-author with Halcyon Lawrence.

"Gothic Materialisms: Experimenting with Fire and Water in Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of (Im)mortality." In Ecogothic in Nineteenth-Century American Literature, ed. Matthew Wynn Sivils and Dawn Keetley, New York: Routledge, 2017.

"Filter. Remix. Make.: Cultivating Adaptability through Multimodality." Journal of Technical Writing and Communication 45.3 (2015): 299-322. Co-author with Lisa Dusenberry and Joy Robinson.

"'A Little Spark Perhaps May Lie Conceal'd': Humane Societies and the Principles of Resuscitation to Save the Drowned." Configurations 19.2 (2011): 157-190.