Humanities @ Michigan Tech

HUMANITIES at Michigan Tech engages in teaching and research across language, culture, and technology. Our scope is international, our approach interdisciplinary. We work at the intersections of communication, composition, literature, modern languages, philosophy, rhetoric, visual studies, linguistics, gender studies, and technical communication. Emerging areas of emphasis include media, global studies, and diversity. In learning and scholarship, students and faculty work to cultivate the whole human being. We help students develop the communicative, analytic, and cultural knowledge to thrive in all aspects of their future lives.

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Victoria L. Bergvall

PhD, Harvard University

Contact

(906) 487-3243
vbergval@mtu.edu

Associate Professor of Linguistics, Humanities

Dr. Victoria L. Bergvall's fields of scholarship range across language and gender theory and practice, discourse analysis (especially critical discourse analysis), sociolinguistics, computer-mediated communication, and the study of the dialects of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

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Ann Brady

Ann Brady

PhD, Miami University of Ohio

Contact

(906) 487-2066
mabrady@mtu.edu

Director of Scientific & Technical Communication, Humanities

Taking up issues of both theory and practice, Dr. Ann Brady's work focuses on the intersections of rhetoric and technical communication. Her most recent publications appear in Rhetoric Review, Journal of Women's Studies, and Computers and Composition and address issues of methodological diversity, gender essentialism, and technological determinism.

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Michael Bowler

PhD in Philosophy, University of Notre Dame

Contact

(906) 487-2447
mjbowler@mtu.edu

Associate Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Bowler's research areas include contemporary European philosophy, ancient Greek philosophy, philosophy of mind, research ethics, nanoethics and the ethics of science and engineering.