Bill Hart-Davidson

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Bill Hart-Davidson

WIDE Senior Researcher

Bill Hart-Davidson (Ph.D. 1999, Purdue) is an Associate Professor and Associate Chairperson in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric and American Cultures at Michigan State University and a Senior Researcher at Writing in Digital Environments (WIDE) Research at MATRIX. He teaches courses in technical communication, interaction design, web authoring, & research methods to name a few.

Bill’s research interests lie at the intersection of technical communication, rhetoric theory and user experience in such areas as visualizing knowledge work processes, content management, and related areas. This work contributes to studies in the digital humanities as well as his home discipline of writing studies (a.k.a. rhetoric & composition).

Bill is also a founding director of an educational software company, Drawbridge LLC, and an inventor of a commercial software service called Eli Review.

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