2000 University of Michigan, B.A.
2004 University of Arizona, M.A.
2009 University of Arizona, Ph.D.
Dr. Reamer comes from a background in rhetoric and composition, but his area of specialty is technical communication. His dissertation, Rhetoric, Ethics, and the Service Course: Rhetorics of (Re) Framing in Technical Communication, explores strategies for teaching ethics in technical communication courses for nonspecialists. He also has extensive experience as a professional editor, including two years as assistant editor for Rhetoric Review.
Professional and Community Activities:
Dr. Reamer is on the editorial board of the journals xChanges and First Year Honors Composition. He is an active member of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing, the Society for Technical Communication and the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, presenting regularly at these organizations' yearly conferences. His work has been published in Composition Studies, Rhetoric Review and the edited collection Stories of Mentoring. Dr. Reamer emphasizes civic engagement in his courses, engaging students in service-learning projects with area nonprofits.