Carolyn Rae Miller

https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6597-1818

genre, rhetoric, rhetoric of science, digital rhetoric

Carolyn R. Miller retired from North Carolina State University in 2015 after 42 years on the faculty. Her research interests include genre studies, digital rhetoric, rhetorical theory, and rhetoric of science and technology. This work has explored rhetorical concepts of invention, agency, kairos, ethos, and community, and her work in genre has been foundational to North American genre studies. She is a Fellow of the Rhetoric Society of America and Fellow of the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing. Her professional service includes terms as president of the Rhetoric Society of America and editor of its journal, Rhetoric Society Quarterly. She has lectured and taught in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Norway, and South Korea.

Works (161)

Updated: August 24th, 2023 20:49

2023 chapter

Genre Formation and Differentiation in New Media

In P. M. Rogers, D. R. Russell, P. Carlino, & J. M. Marine (Eds.), Writing as a Human Activity: Implications and Applications of the Work of Charles Bazerman (pp. 393–405).

By: C. Miller n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): P. Rogers, D. Russell, P. Carlino & J. Marine

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 1, 2023

2022 report

How Do Genres, Media, and Platforms Shape Our Perception and Our Communication?

In TC Camp [Video]. https://tccamp.org/episodes/how-do-genres-media-and-platforms-shape-our-perception-and-our-communication/.

By: C. Miller , L. Fraley & J. Summers

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2022 chapter

Understanding Failures in Organizational Discourse: The Accident at Three Mile Island and the Shuttle Challenger Disaster

In C. Bazerman & J. Paradis (Eds.), Textual Dynamics of the Professions: Historical and Contemporary Studies of Writing in Professional Communities. https://wac.colostate.edu/docs/books/textual_dynamics/chapter12.pdf

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): C. Bazerman & J. Paradis

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2020 journal article

"Tree Thinking": The Rhetoric of Tree Diagrams in Biological Thought

Poroi: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Rhetorical Analysis and Invention, 15(2), 1–61.

By: C. Miller n  & M. Hartzog*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: June 4, 2020

2020 chapter

A History of RSA in Ten Minutes

In R. Mountford, D. Tell, & D. Blakesley (Eds.), Reinventing Rhetoric Scholarship: Fifty Years of the Rhetoric Society of America (pp. 19–23). Anderson, SC: Parlor Press.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): R. Mountford, D. Tell & D. Blakesley

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2020 journal article

Exercising Genres: A Rejoinder to Anne Freadman

Discourse and Writing/Rédactologie, 30, 133–140.

By: C. Miller n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

2020 journal article

Gattung als soziale Handlung

Gattungsheorie, 212–241.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): P. Keckeis & W. Michle

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2020 chapter

Kairos in the Rhetoric of Science

In R. A. Harris (Ed.), Landmark Essays on Rhetoric of Science: Theories, Themes, and Methods (pp. 184–202). New York: Routledge.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): R. Harris

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2020 journal article

Revisiting ‘A Humanistic Rationale for Technical Writing.’

College English, 85(2), 443–448.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): L. Gonzalez, A. Shivers-McNair & A. Bawarshi

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2020 weblog post

Scholarly Interview with Carolyn Rae Miller, Ph.D. from North Carolina State University on Genre and Rhetorical Studies

Miller, C. (2020, April). https://www.mastersincommunications.com/scholarly-interviews/dr-carolyn-rae-miller-rhetorical-studies.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2020 chapter

Some Perspectives on Rhetoric, Science, and History

In P. M. Dombrowski (Ed.), Humanistic Aspects of Technical Communication (pp. 111–123).

By: C. Miller* 

Ed(s): P. Dombrowski

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

2019 weblog post

Interview for Rhetoric Society of America Oral History Initiative

Miller, C., & Simonson, P. (2019, October). [Audio and transcript]. http://rheteric.org/oralhistory/items/show/13.

By: C. Miller  & P. Simonson

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2018 chapter

Classification and Its Discontents: Making Peace with Blurred Boundaries, Open Categories, and Diffuse Disciplines

In R. Melencyzk, S. Miller-Cochran, E. Wardle, & K. B. Yancey (Eds.), Composition, Rhetoric, and Disciplinarity (pp. 87–110). Louisville, CO: Utah State University Press.

By: G. Reid & C. Miller 

Ed(s): R. Melencyzk, S. Miller-Cochran, E. Wardle & K. Yancey

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

2018 chapter

Genre in Ancient and Networked Media

In M. Kennerly & D. S. Pfoster (Eds.), Ancient Rhetorics & Digital Networks (pp. 176–204). Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): M. Kennerly & D. Pfoster

Event: at Tuscaloosa, AL

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

2018 journal article

Genre: Permanence and Change

Rhetoric Society Quarterly, 48(3), 269–277.

By: C. Miller* , A. Devitt & V. Gallagher* 

author keywords: multidimensionality; multidisciplinarity; multimethodology; multimodality; Rhetorical Genre Studies
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 book

Landmark Essays in Rhetorical Genre Studies

In Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Landmark-Essays-on-Rhetorical-Genre-Studies/Miller-Devitt/p/book/9781138047709

Ed(s): C. Miller , A. Devitt, J. Murphy & K. Ratcliffe

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

2018 chapter

Scientific and Parascientific Communication on the Internet

In R. A. Harris (Ed.), Landmark Essays on Rhetoric of Science: Case Studies (2nd ed., pp. 239–260). New York: Routledge.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): R. Harris

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2018 chapter

What Can Automation Tell Us About Agency?

In Fifty Years of Rhetoric Society Quarterly (pp. 183–200).

By: C. Miller* 

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

2017 chapter

"Where Do Genres Come From?"

In C. R. Miller & A. R. Kelly (Eds.), Emerging Genres in New Media Environments (pp. 1–34). London: Palgrave Macmillan.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): C. Miller  & A. Kelly

Event: at London

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

2017 chapter

Carolyn Miller

In Teachers on the Edge (pp. 462–471).

By: J. Boe, D. Masiel, E. Schroeder & L. Sperber

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

2017 book

Emerging Genres in New Media Environments

(C. R. Miller & A. R. Kelly, Eds.).

By: C. Miller*  & A. Kelly*

Ed(s): C. Miller*  & A. Kelly*

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 article

Forum: Bruno Latour on Rhetoric

RHETORIC SOCIETY QUARTERLY, Vol. 47, pp. 403–462.

By: L. Walsh*, B. Latour, N. Rivers *, J. Rice*, L. Gries*, J. Bay*, T. Rickert*, C. Miller n 

co-author countries: Belgium 🇧🇪 United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 chapter

The Aristotelian Topos:

In Foundations for Sociorhetorical Exploration (pp. 95–118).

By: C. Miller* 

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

2016 chapter

14. Discourse Genres

In A. Rocci & L. Saussure (Eds.), Verbal Communication (pp. 269–286).

By: C. Miller*  & A. Kelly

Ed(s): A. Rocci & L. Saussure

Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: September 2, 2019

2016 journal article

Genre Innovation: Evolution, Emergence, or Something Else?

Journal of Media Innovations, 3(2), 4–19.

By: C. Miller n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

2016 chapter

Intersections: Scientific and Parascientific Communication on the Internet

In A. G. Gross & J. Buehl (Eds.), Science and the Internet: Communicating Knowledge in a Digital Age (pp. 221–246). Amityville, NY: Baywood Press.

By: C. Miller  & A. Kelly

Ed(s): A. Gross & J. Buehl

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: April 24, 2021

2016 journal article

’A Set of Shared Expectations’: An Interview with Carolyn Miller

WOE: Writing on the Edge, 27(1), 6–16.

By: B. Rinard, D. Masiel & C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2015 journal article

Expertise and Data in the Articulation of Risk

Poroi, 11(1), 1–9.

By: A. Kelly, C. Miller* , S. Fanning*, M. Kessler, S. Graham & D. Card

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

2015 chapter

Genre Change and Evolution

In N. Artemeva & A. Freedman (Eds.), Genre Studies around the Globe: Beyond the Three Traditions (pp. 154–185). Edmonton, AB: Trafford Publishing.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): N. Artemeva & A. Freedman

Event: at Edmonton, AB

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

2015 journal article

Genre as Social Action (1984), Revisited 30 Years Later (2014)

Letras & Letras, 31(3), 56–72.

By: C. Miller n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

2015 chapter

Gêneros evoluem? Deveríamos dizer que sim?

In A. P. Dionisio & L. de P. Cavalcanti (Eds.), Gêneros na Linguística e na Literatura: Charles Bazerman: 10 anos de incentivo à pesquisa no Brasil (pp. 23–61). Recife, Brazil: Editora Universitária UFPE e Pipa Comunicação.

By: L. de P. Cavalcanti, R. Araújo, J. Hoffnagel & C. Miller 

Ed(s): A. Dionisio & L. de P. Cavalcanti

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2015 chapter

Gêneros evoluem? Deveríamos dizer que sim? = Do Genres Evolve? Should We Say that They Do?

In A. P. Dionisio & L. de Pinho Cavalcanti (Eds.), Gêneros na Linguística e na Literatura: Charles Bazerman: 10 anos de incentivo à pesquisa no Brasil (pp. 23–61). Recife, Brazil: Editora Universitária UFPE e Pipa Comunicação.

By: L. de Pinho Cavalcanti & C. Miller 

Ed(s): A. Dionisio & L. de Pinho Cavalcanti

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2015 journal article

The Fact That I Could Write About It Made Me Think It Was Real

Composition Forum, 31. http://compositionforum.com/issue/31/carolyn-miller-interview.php;

By: D. Dryer & C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2014 journal article

NCA-Forum Double Session on Scholarly Metrics in a Digital Age

Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective, 3(6), 1–29.

By: E. Hartelius, G. Mitchell & C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2013 journal article

Audiences, Brains, Sustainable Planets, and Communication Technologies: Four Horizons for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology

Poroi, 9(1), 1–6.

By: C. Miller n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

2013 journal article

Genres in Scientific and Technical Rhetoric

Poroi, 9(1), 1–4.

By: C. Miller*  & J. Fahnestock

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

2012 report

An Interview with Dr. Carolyn Miller

In ARST Oral History Project [Video]. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pz_rN8g8WN0.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2012 magazine article

Carolyn A. Miller

Miller, C., & Mascarenhas, M. A. (2012, July). Figure/Ground Communication.

By: C. Miller  & M. Mascarenhas

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2012 book

New Genres, Now and Then

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

2012 chapter

New Genres, Now and Then

In Literature, Rhetoric, and Values.

Source: ORCID
Added: September 24, 2019

2012 chapter

Rhetórica, Tecnologia e o Pushmi-Pullyu

In M. A. Reinaldo, B. Marcuschi, & A. Dionisio (Eds.), Gêneros Textuais: Práticas de Pesquisa e Práticas de Ensino (pp. 15–20). Recife, Brazil: Universidade Federal de Pernambuco Press.

By: J. Hoffnagel & C. Miller 

Ed(s): M. Reinaldo, B. Marcuschi & A. Dionisio

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2011 chapter

Textual Genres

In Série Bate-papo Acadêmico (Vol. 1). http://www.nigufpe.com.br/serie-bate-papo-academico-vol-1-generos-textuais/.

By: C. Miller  & C. Bazerman

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2010 chapter

Digital Rhetoric and Science

In S. H. Priest (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Communication.

By: C. Casper & C. Miller* 

Ed(s): S. Priest

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 7, 2021

2010 chapter

Foreword: Rhetoric, Technology, and the Pushmi-Pullyu

In Rhetorics and Technologies: New Directions in Writing and Communication.

Source: ORCID
Added: September 24, 2019

2010 book

Rhetorics and Technologies: New Directions in Writing and Communication

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

2010 book

Should We Name the Tools? Concealing and Revealing the Art of Rhetoric

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

2010 chapter

Should We Name the Tools? Concealing and Revealing the Art of Rhetoric

In The Public Work of Rhetoric.

Source: ORCID
Added: September 24, 2019

2009 chapter

Blogging as Social Action: A Genre Analysis of the Weblog

In S. Miller (Ed.), The Norton Handbook of Composition Studies (pp. 1450–1473). New York: W. W. Norton.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): S. Miller

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2009 book

Estudos sobre Gênero Textual, Agência e Tecnologia

(A. P. Dionisio & J. C. Hoffnagel, Eds.). Recife, Brazil: Editora Universidade Federal de Pernambuco.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): A. Dionisio & J. Hoffnagel

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: April 24, 2021

2009 journal article

Gênero como ação social

Estudos Sobre Gênero Textual, Agência, e Tecnologia, 21–44.

By: C. Miller  & J. Hoffnagel

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2009 chapter

Questions for genre theory from the blogosphere

In J. Giltrow & D. Stein (Eds.), Genres in the Internet: Issues in the Theory of Genre (pp. 263–290).

By: C. Miller*  & D. Shepherd

Ed(s): J. Giltrow & D. Stein

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 chapter

Rhetoric, disciplinarity, and fields of knowledge

In The Sage handbook of rhetorical studies (pp. 167–174). Los Angeles: Sage.

By: J. Lyne & C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Concealing and Revealing the Art of Rhetoric in Science and Technology

Rhetorica Scandinavica, 47, 30–54.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: April 24, 2021

2008 book

Persuasion, Audience, and Argument

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

2008 chapter

Persuasion, Audience, and Argument

In C. Bazerman (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Writing: History, Society, School, Individual, Text (pp. 583–598). New York: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

By: C. Miller  & D. Charney

Ed(s): C. Bazerman

Source: ORCID
Added: September 24, 2019

2008 chapter

What's Practical about Technical Writing?

In J. MacLennan (Ed.), Readings for Technical Communication. Oxford University Press.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): J. MacLennan

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2007 chapter

Audience, persuasion, argument

In Handbook of research on writing: History, society, school, individual, text (pp. 583–598). New York: L. Erlbaum Associates.

By: C. Miller  & D. Charney

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 book review

Tracing Genres Through Organizations: A Sociocultural Approach to Information Design. Clay Spinuzzi. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003. 246 pp

[Review of Tracing Genres Through Organizations: A Sociocultural Approach to Information Design, by C. Spinuzzi]. Technical Communication Quarterly, 16(4), 476–480.

By: C. Miller n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

2007 journal article

What Can Automation Tell Us about Agency?

Rhetoric Society Quarterly, 37(2), 137–157.

By: C. Miller n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 article

The rhetoric of RHETORIC: The quest for effective communication.

PHILOSOPHY AND RHETORIC, Vol. 39, pp. 261–263.

By: C. Miller* 

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 chapter

Novelty and heresy in the debate on nonthermal effects of electromagnetic fields

In Rhetoric and incommensurability (pp. 464–505). West Lafayette, Ind.: Parlor Press.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Risk, Controversy, and Rhetoric: Response to Goodnight

Argumentation and Advocacy, 42(1), 34–37.

By: C. Miller n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

2004 chapter

A Humanistic Rationale for Technical Writing

In J. M. Dubinsky (Ed.), Teaching Technical Communication (pp. 15–23). Bedford/St. Martin’s.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): J. Dubinsky

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2004 chapter

Blogging as Social Action: A Genre Analysis of the Weblog

In L. Gurak, S. Antonijevic, L. Johnson, C. Ratliff, & J. Reyman (Eds.), Into the Blogosphere: Rhetoric, Community, and Culture of Weblogs. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Libraries.

By: C. Miller  & D. Shepherd

Ed(s): L. Gurak, S. Antonijevic, L. Johnson, C. Ratliff & J. Reyman

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: April 24, 2021

2004 chapter

Expertise and Agency: Transformations of Ethos in Human-Computer Interaction

In The Ethos of Rhetoric (pp. 197–218). Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press.

By: C. Miller 

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 book

Expertise and Agency: Transformations of Ethos in Human-Computer Interaction

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

2004 chapter

Reuniting wisdom and eloquence within the engineering curriculum

In K. A. N. D. F. Ollis & H. C. Luegenbiehl (Eds.), Liberal education in twenty-first century engineering: responses to ABET/EC 2000 criteria (WPI studies ; v. 23) (pp. 41–50). New York: Peter Lang.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): K. D. F. Ollis & H. Luegenbiehl

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 chapter

What's Practical about Technical Writing?

In J. M. Dubinsky (Ed.), Teaching Technical Communication (pp. 154–164). Bedford/St. Martin’s.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): J. Dubinsky

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2003 journal article

Assessing Technical Writing in Institutional Contexts: Using Outcomes-Based Assessment for Programmatic Thinking

Technical Communication Quarterly, 12(1), 101–114.

By: M. Carter, C. Anson*  & C. Miller* 

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 chapter

Integrated Approaches to Teaching Rhetoric: Unifying a Divided House

In J. Petraglia & D. Bahri (Eds.), The Realms of Rhetoric: The Prospects for Rhetoric Education (pp. 209–228). Albany, NY: Albany: State University of New York Press.

By: C. Miller , M. Carter & V. Gallagher 

Ed(s): . J. Petraglia & D. Bahri

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 book

Integrated Approaches to Teaching Rhetoric: Unifying a Divided House

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

2003 journal article

The presumptions of expertise: The role of ethos in risk analysis

CONFIGURATIONS, 11(2), 163–202.

By: C. Miller* 

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 chapter

What's practical about technical writing?

In Professional writing and rhetoric: readings from the field (pp. 61–70). New York: Longman.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 book

Writing in a Culture of Simulation: Ethos Online

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

2003 chapter

Writing in a Culture of Simulation: Ethos Online

In M. Nystrand & J. Duffy (Eds.), Towards a Rhetoric of Everyday Life: New Directions in Research on Writing, Text, and Discourse (pp. 58–83). Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): M. Nystrand & J. Duffy

Source: ORCID
Added: September 24, 2019

2002 report

Communication in the Workplace 2002: What Can NC State Students Expect?

Raleigh, NC: Professional Writing Program, Department of English, North Carolina State University.

By: J. Larsen, C. Miller  & A. Huyck

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2002 chapter

Foreword

In P. Sipiora & J. S. Baumlin (Eds.), Rhetoric and Kairos: Essays in History, Theory and Praxis (p. xi-). Albany, NY: Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): P. Sipiora & J. Baumlin

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 book

Rhetoric and Kairos: Essays in History, Theory and Praxis

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

2002 review

Sorting things out: Classification and its consequences by Geoffrey C. Bowker and Susan Leigh Star [review]

[Review of Technical Communication Quarterly: TCQ, 11(1), 113–115.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

Genre som social handling

Rhetorica, 18(2001), 19?35.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 journal article

IText - Future directions for research on the relationship between information technology and writing

Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 15(3), 269–308.

By: C. Geisler, C. Bazerman, S. Doheny-Farina, L. Gurak, C. Haas, J. Johnson-Eilola, D. Kaufer, A. Lunsford ...

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 article

Rethinking the rhetorical tradition: From Plato to postmodernism

PHILOSOPHY AND RHETORIC, Vol. 34, pp. 179–181.

By: C. Miller* 

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2001 book review

Shaping Science with Rhetoric: The Cases of Dobszhanksy, Schrödinger, and Wilson by Leah Ceccarelli

[Review of Shaping Science with Rhetoric: The Cases of Dobszhanksy, Schrödinger, and Wilson, by L. Ceccarelli]. Metascience, 11(3), 345–348. University of Chicago Press.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

2001 chapter

Writing in a culture of simulation: ethos online

In The semiotics of writing: Transdisciplinary perspectives on the technology of writing (Semiotic and cognitive studies ; 10). Turnhout: Brepols.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 journal article

Active and interactive learning online: A comparison of Web-based and conventional writing classes

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION, 43(2), 166–184.

By: B. Mehlenbacher n, C. Miller n , D. Covington n & J. Larsen n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: active learning; distance education; educational assessment; interactivity; learning styles; online courses; technical writing instruction; Web-based instruction and training
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 chapter

The Aristotelian Topos: Hunting for Novelty

In A. G. Gross & A. E. Walzer (Eds.), Rereading Aristotle's Rhetoric (pp. 130–146). Carbondale, IL: Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): A. Gross & A. Walzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2000 book

The Aristotelian Topos: Hunting for Novelty

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

1999 journal article

On the Border Between Disciplines: A Conversation with Carolyn Miller

Issues in Writing, 9(2), 110–138.

By: C. Miller , M. Reiff & A. Bawarshi

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1998 report

Effective composition instruction: What does the research show?

In Publications (North Carolina State University. Center for Communication in Science, Technology, and Management) ; no. 3 (Vol. 3). Raleigh, NC: Center for Communication in Science, Technology, and Management.

By: M. Carter, C. Miller  & A. Penrose

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1998 chapter

Genre as social action

In Landmark essays on contemporary rhetoric (pp. 123–141). Mahwah, N.J.: Hermagoras Press.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1998 journal article

Learning front history - World War II and the culture of high technology

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS AND TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION, 12(3), 288–315.

By: C. Miller n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1998 book review

The Social Construction of Written Communication, ed. Bennett A. Rafoth and Donald L. Rubin

[Review of The Social Construction of Written Communication, by B. A. Rafoth & D. L. Rubin]. Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 21, 92–94.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1997 chapter

Classical rhetoric without nostalgia: A response to Gaonkar

In A. G. Gross & W. M. Keith (Eds.), Rhetorical hermeneutics: Invention and interpretation in the age of science -- (SUNY series in speech communication) (pp. 130–146). Albany: State University of New York Press.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): A. Gross & W. Keith

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1997 chapter

Epilogue: On divisions and diversity in rhetoric

In Making and unmaking the prospects for rhetoric: Selected papers from the 1996 Rhetoric Society of America Conference (pp. 207–209). Mahwah, NJ: L. Erlbaum.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1997 book

Making and unmaking the prospects for rhetoric: Selected papers from the 1996 Rhetoric Society of America Conference

Mahwah, NJ: L. Erlbaum.

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1996 chapter

A Humanistic Rationale for Technical Writing

In D. Jones (Ed.), Defining Technical Communication (pp. 113–118). Arlington, VA: Society for Technical Communication.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): D. Jones

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1996 journal article

Comments on “Instrumental Discourse is as Humanistic as Rhetoric”

Comments on “Instrumental Discourse is as Humanistic as Rhetoric.” Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 10(4), 476–490.

By: M. Kreth*, C. Miller n  & J. Redish*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

1996 report

Communication in the 21st Century: The original liberal art in an age of science and technology

In Publications (North Carolina State University. Center for Communication in Science, Technology, and Management) ; no. 1 (Vol. 1). Raleigh, NC: Center for Communication in Science, Technology, and Management.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1996 report

Communication in the workplace: What can NCSU students expect?

In Publications (North Carolina State University. Center for Communication in Science, Technology, and Management) ; no. 2 (Vol. 2). Raleigh, NC: Center for Communication in Science, Technology, and Management.

By: C. Miller , J. Larsen & J. Gaitens

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1996 chapter

Low-level radioactive waste siting controversy in North Carolina: Toward a rhetorical model of risk communication

In C. G. Herndl & S. C. Brown (Eds.), Green culture: Environmental rhetoric in contemporary America (pp. 111–140). Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

By: S. Katz & C. Miller 

Ed(s): C. Herndl & S. Brown

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1996 book review

The Scientific Voice. Scott L. Montgomery

[Review of The Scientific Voice, by S. L. Montgomery]. Isis, 87(4), 707–708.

By: C. Miller* 

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

1996 journal article

This Is Not an Essay

College Composition and Communication, 47(2), 284.

By: C. Miller* 

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

1995 journal article

A Comment on "Positivists, Postmodernists, Aristotelians, and the Challenger Disaster"

College English, 57(5), 603.

By: C. Miller* 

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

1994 chapter

Genre as Social Action

In A. Freedman & P. Medway (Eds.), Genre and the New Rhetoric (pp. 3–42). London: Taylor and Francis.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): A. Freedman & P. Medway

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1994 journal article

Opportunity, opportunism, and progress: Kairos in the rhetoric of technology

Argumentation, 8(1), 81–96.

By: C. Miller n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1994 chapter

Rhetorical community: The cultural basis of genre

In A. Freeman & P. Medway (Eds.), Genre and the new rhetoric -- (Critical perspectives on literacy and education) (pp. 67–78). London: Taylor & Francis.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): A. Freeman & P. Medway

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1993 conference paper

Establishing the Role of Research in a Master's-Level Technical Communication Program

Proceedings of the 20th Annual Meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication. Presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication, Charlotte, NC.

By: C. Miller  & B. Mehlenbacher

Event: 20th Annual Meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication at Charlotte, NC

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1993 chapter

Reading Darwin, Reading Nature: Or, On the Ethos of Historical Science

In Understanding Scientific Prose (pp. 106–126). Madison: Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

By: C. Miller  & S. Halloran

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1993 book

Reading Darwin, Reading Nature: Or, On the Ethos of Historical Science

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

1993 chapter

Rhetoric and community: The problem of the one and the many

In T. Enos & S. C. Brown (Eds.), Defining the new rhetorics (pp. 79–94). Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): T. Enos & S. Brown

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1993 journal article

THE POLIS AS RHETORICAL COMMUNITY

RHETORICA-A JOURNAL OF THE HISTORY OF RHETORIC, 11(3), 211–240.

By: C. Miller n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: C. Miller n 

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1993 book review

The Rhetoric of Science, and: Persuading Science: The Art of Scientific Rhetoric

[Review of The Rhetoric of Science, by A. Gross]. Configurations, 1(2), 279–282.

By: C. Miller* 

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

1992 chapter

Kairos in the Rhetoric of Science

In N. N. S. P. Witte & R. D. Cherry (Eds.), A Rhetoric of Doing: Essays on Written Discourse in Honor of James L. Kinneavy (pp. 310–327). Carbondale, IL: Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): N. S. P. Witte & R. Cherry

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1992 book

Kairos in the Rhetoric of Science

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

1992 book review

Signs, Genres, and Communities in Technical Communication, by M. Jimmie Killingsworth and Michael K. Gilbertson (Baywood, 1992)

[Review of Signs, Genres, and Communities in Technical Communication, by M. J. Killingsworth & M. K. Gilbertson]. Rhetoric Society Quarterly, 23(2), 63–65.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1992 journal article

Textbooks in Focus: Technical Writing

College Composition and Communication, 43(1), 111.

By: C. Miller* , P. Anderson, J. Mathes, D. Stevenson, L. Olsen, T. Huckin, W. Pfeiffer, D. Reep, E. Tebeaux

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

1991 chapter

Understanding failures in organizational discourse: The accident at Three Mile Island and the shuttle Challenger disaster

In C. Bazerman & J. Paradis (Eds.), Textual dynamics of the professions: Historical and contemporary studies of writing in professional communities (pp. 279–305). Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

By: C. Herndl, B. Fennell & C. Miller 

Ed(s): C. Bazerman & J. Paradis

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1990 book review

Book Reviews : Technical and Business Communication: Bibliographic Essays for Teachers and Corporate Trainers. Ed. Charles H. Sides. Urbana: National Council of Teachers of English; Washington: Society for Technical Communication, 1989

[Review of Technical and Business Communication: Bibliographic Essays for Teachers and Corporate Trainers, by C. H. Sides]. Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 4(2), 95–97.

By: C. Miller n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

1990 book review

Communication and the Culture of Technology, ed. Martin J. Medhurst, Alberto Gonzalez, and Tarla Rai Peterson (Washington State University Press, 1990)

[Review of Communication and the Culture of Technology, by M. J. Medhurst, A. Gonzalez, & T. R. Peterson]. Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 23(3), 303–305. Washington State University Press.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1990 journal article

Some Thoughts on the Future of Technical Communication

Technical Communication, 37(2), 108–111.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1990 chapter

The Rhetoric of Decision Science: Or, Herbert A. Simon Says

In The Rhetorical Turn: Invention and Persuasion in the Conduct of Inquiry (pp. 162–184). Chicago, IL: Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

By: C. Miller 

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1990 book

The Rhetoric of Decision Science: Or, Herbert A. Simon Says

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

1989 book review

Special Review Essay: Some Perspectives on Rhetoric, Science, and History

[Review of Shaping Written Knowledge, The Rhetoric of Economics, and The Rhetoric of the Human Sciences, by C. Bazerman, D. N. McCloskey, J. Nelson, & A. Megill]. Rhetorica, 7(1), 101–114.

By: C. Miller n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

1989 chapter

What's Practical about Technical Writing?

In B. E. Fearing & W. K. Sparrow (Eds.), Technical Writing: Theory and Practice (pp. 14–24). New York: Modern Language Association.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): B. Fearing & W. Sparrow

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1987 journal article

Aristotle's 'Special Topics' in Rhetorical Practice and Pedagogy

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

1987 journal article

Aristotle's 'Special Topics' in Rhetorical Practice and Pedagogy

Rhetoric Society Quarterly.

Source: ORCID
Added: September 24, 2019

1986 journal article

Discourse classifications in nineteenth-century rhetorical pedagogy

Southern Speech Communication Journal, 51, 371–384.

By: C. Miller n  & D. Jolliffe *

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1986 journal article

Three Comments on David Dobrin's "Is Technical Writing Particularly Objective"

College English, 48(2), 195–198.

By: D. Foster, C. Miller*  & B. Levy

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

1985 chapter

Invention in Technical and Scientific Discourse: A Prospective Review

In M. G. Moran & D. Journet (Eds.), Research in Technical Communication: A Bibliographical Sourcebook (pp. 117–162). Westport, CT: Greenwood.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): M. Moran & D. Journet

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1985 chapter

Job Application Letter and Resume

In W. Coles & J. Vopat (Eds.), What Makes Writing Good (pp. 235–243). Lexington, MA: Heath.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): W. Coles & J. Vopat

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1985 conference paper

Problems in Designing Graduate Programs in Technical Communication (and Some Solutions)

Proceedings of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication, 2–9.

By: C. Miller 

Event: Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication at Miami University, Ohio

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1985 chapter

Special topics of argument in engineering reports

In O. Lee & D. Goswami (Eds.), Writing in nonacademic settings (pp. 309–341). New York: Guilford Press.

By: C. Miller  & J. Selzer

Ed(s): O. Lee & D. Goswami

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1984 journal article

GENRE AS SOCIAL-ACTION

QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF SPEECH, 70(2), 151–167.

By: C. Miller n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1984 journal article

Genre as Social Action

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

1984 journal article

Technical Writing Textbooks: Current Alternatives in Teaching

Technical Communication, 31(4th quarter), 35–38.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1984 book review

The Rhetorical Tradition and Modern Writing, ed. James J. Murphy (Modern Language Association, 1982)

[Review of The Rhetorical Tradition and Modern Writing, by J. J. Murphy]. Quarterly Journal of Speech, 70, 208–210. Modern Language Association.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1983 conference paper

Fields of Argument and Special Topoi

In D. Zarefsky, M. O. Sillars, & J. Rhodes (Eds.), Argument in Transition: Proceedings of the Third Summer Conference on Argumentation (pp. 147–158).

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): D. Zarefsky, M. Sillars & J. Rhodes

Event: Third Summer Conference on Argumentation at Alta, Utah

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1983 book

New essays in technical and scientific communication: Research, theory, practice -- (Baywood's technical communications series ; v. 2)

Farmingdale, NY: Baywood Publishing Co.

By: P. Anderson, R. Brockmann & C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1983 chapter

Resource Bibliography for Teachers of Business, Technical, and Vocational Writing

In Teaching Business, Technical, and Scientific Writing in the Two-Year College (pp. 181–200). Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.

By: B. Fearing & C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1983 journal article

Technical Writing Textbooks: Current Alternatives in Teaching

ADE Bulletin, 49–52.

By: C. Miller* 

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2023

1983 book review

Telling It Like It Isn't: Language Misuse and Malpractice, by J. Dan Rothwell (Prentice-Hall, 1982)

[Review of Telling It Like It Isn't: Language Misuse and Malpractice, by J. D. Rothwell]. Quarterly Journal of Speech, 69, 463–464.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1982 book review

A Bibliography of Basic Texts in Technical and Scientific Writing, by Jone Rymer Goldstein and Robert B. Donovan (Society for Technical Communication, 1982)

[Review of A Bibliography of Basic Texts in Technical and Scientific Writing, by J. R. Goldstein & R. B. Donovan]. Journal of Advanced Composition, 3, 206–209.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1982 journal article

Public Knowledge in Science and Society

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

1982 journal article

Public Knowledge in Science and Society

Pre/Text, 3(1), 31–49.

By: C. Miller 

Source: ORCID
Added: September 24, 2019

1982 chapter

Rules, Context, and Technical Communication

In C. Harkins & D. L. Plung (Eds.), A Guide for Writing Better Technical Papers (pp. 80–84). New York: IEEE Press.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): C. Harkins & D. Plung

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1981 conference paper

Environmental Impact Statements and Some Modern Traditions of Communication

Proceedings of the 28th International Technical Communication Conference, 67–69.

By: C. Miller 

Event: 28th International Technical Communication Conference at Pittsburgh, PA

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1980 journal article

Carolyn Miller Responds

College English, 41(7), 825.

By: C. Miller* 

Source: ORCID
Added: September 2, 2019

1980 book review

Effective Research and Report Writing in Government, by Judson Monroe (McGraw-Hill, 1980)

[Review of Effective Research and Report Writing in Government, by J. Monroe]. The Technical Writing Teacher, 8, 43–45.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1980 journal article

Rules, Context, and Technical Communication

Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 10(2), 149–158.

By: C. Miller n 

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 14, 2021

1980 conference paper

The Ethos of Science and the Ethos of Technology

Proceedings of the Technical Communication Sessions, 31st Conference on College Composition and Communication, 184–191.

By: C. Miller 

Event: 31st Conference on College Composition and Communication at Washington, DC

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1980 journal article

Vocationalism and Vision in Writing Courses

Journal of General Education, 32(3), 239–246.

By: C. Miller 

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

1980 conference paper

Vocationalism and Vision in Writing Courses

Proceedings of the Inaugural Conference of the Maryland Junior Writing Program, 97–103.

By: C. Miller 

Event: Inaugural Conference of the Maryland Junior Writing Program at College Park, MD

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1979 journal article

HUMANISTIC RATIONALE FOR TECHNICAL WRITING

COLLEGE ENGLISH, 40(6), 610–617.

By: C. Miller* 

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1978 conference paper

Rules, Context, and Technical Communication

Proceedings of the 25th International Technical Communication Conference, 60–64.

By: C. Miller 

Event: 25th International Technical Communication Conference at Dallas, TX

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1978 journal article

TECHNOLOGY AS A FORM OF CONSCIOUSNESS - STUDY OF CONTEMPORARY ETHOS

CENTRAL STATES SPEECH JOURNAL, 29(4), 228–236.

By: C. Miller* 

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

1977 chapter

A Bibliography of Resources for Beginning Teachers of Technical Writing

In T. M. Sawyer (Ed.), Technical and Professional Communication: Teaching in the Two-Year College, Four-Year College, Professional School (pp. 49–64). Ann Arbor, MI: Professional Communication Press.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): T. Sawyer

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1977 journal article

On Beyond Theory: Brochure Design and Production

CEA Forum, 7, 12–13.

By: C. Miller  & J. Bolch

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1976 journal article

Annual Bibliography of Technical Writing Materials

The Technical Writing Teacher, 4, 32–43.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): D. Cunningham

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1976 journal article

Tech Writing as a Cross Cultural Field: A Personal Bibliography

The Technical Writing Teacher, 3, 84–91.

By: C. Miller 

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1975 journal article

Annual Bibliography of Technical Writing Materials

The Technical Writing Teacher, 3, 29–41.

By: C. Miller 

Ed(s): D. Cunningham

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 24, 2023

1965 journal article

Ionizing Radiation: Effect of Irradiated Medium on Synthetic Processes

Science, 147(3661), 1045–1047.

By: E. Pollard*, M. Ebert*, C. Miller* , K. Kolacz* & T. Barone*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Carbon Isotopes; DNA; DNA, Bacterial; Escherichia coli; Galactosidases; Macromolecular Substances; Metabolism; Proline; Proteins / metabolism; Radiation Effects; Radiation, Ionizing; Radiometry; Research; Thymine; Uracil; Valine; beta-Galactosidase
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 13, 2020

Employment

Updated: March 17th, 2018 12:39

1973 - 2015

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
SAS Institute Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Technical Communication, Emerita English

Education

Updated: March 17th, 2018 12:55

1976 - 1980

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY, US
Ph.D. in Communcation and Rhetoric

1967 - 1968

Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA, US
M.A. English

1965 - 1967

Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA, US
B.A. English