Faculty Biography

Lynda Walsh

Lynda Walsh

Associate Professor of English


BA (English -- Colorado College); MA (Linguistics -- University of Texas at Austin); PhD (English Language and Linguistics/Rhetoric and Composition -- University of Texas at Austin)

Contact Information:

Office: Frandsen 217

Telephone: (775) 682-6364

Email: lwalsh@unr.edu

Webpage: http://wolfweb.unr.edu/~lwalsh

Academic Specializations:

Rhetoric of science, pragmatics, reception theory

Recent Publications:

 “Toward An Accountable Hybridity for Transnational Rhetorics,” Forthcoming late 2012 in Rhetorica.

"The Common Topoi of STEM Discourse: An Apologia and Proposal for a Method, with Pilot Study," Written Communication 27.1 (2010): 120-156.

"Marking Territory: Legislative Genres, Stakeholder Beliefs, and Possibilities for Common Ground in the Mexican Wolf Blue Range Reintroduction Project,"
Written Communication 26.2 (2009): 115-153.

Sins Against Science: The Scientific Media Hoaxes of Poe, Twain, and Others. Albany: SUNY Press , September 2006.