Greg Wilson

Technical & Professional Communication, Visual Rhetoric, Rhetoric of Photography, Rhetoric of Science


Greg Wilson is a researcher who is interested in how messy problems lead to clear ideas and useful technologies.


He has worked in government and academic environments teaching, fostering better collaboration, and researching how new ideas get traction. Before joining the faculty at Texas Tech he was an assistant professor at Iowa State and a researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory. At Los Alamos he developed new ways to model complex engineered systems. He has published on the rhetoric of science, technical communication pedagogy, rhetorical agency, qualitative research in technical settings, expert judgment, and bio-terrorism.

As an undergraduate, Greg studied Psychology and English at Emory University. He earned an MA in Professional Writing at Carnegie Mellon University and a PhD in Rhetoric and Professional Communication at New Mexico State University.

Watch Greg's interview for the Association for the Rhetoric of Science Technology and Medicine (ARSTM) Oral History Project.

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