Jennifer Veltsos, Ph.D.
Interim Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Education and Professor | Technical Communication
- Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Professional Communication from Iowa State University
- M.A. in English: Technical Communication from Minnesota State University, Mankato
- M.B.A. from University of Louisiana at Lafayette
- B.S. in Marketing from University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Dr. Jennifer Veltsos is a professor in the Department of English. Her research interests include faculty development, online teaching, professional communication practice and pedagogy, visual rhetoric and data visualization, and organizational communication. She teaches courses in managerial communication, visual communication, research methods, instructional design, and proposals. In 2018, she co-founded the Applied Rhetoric Collaborative, an informal alliance of scholars, teachers, and practitioners of rhetoric with a shared goal of using rhetoric to solve problems at work, in our classrooms, in our communities, and in our public and private lives.
Veltsos, J. R., Sharp, M. R., Rawlins, J. D., Patriarca, A., & Pope-Ruark, R. (forthcoming). Applied rhetoric as disciplinary umbrella: Community, connections, and identity. In Foundational Knowledge and Innovative Practices in Technical and Professional Communication. Meloncon, L. & Schieber, J. (eds). Colorado State University: WAC Clearinghouse.
Hynes, G. E. & Veltsos, J. R. (2018). Managerial Communication: Strategies and Applications 7th ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
McMahon, E., Swing, A. J., Veltsos, J., & Johnson, K. (2018) What Works Well in Online Teaching. Minnesota State Faculty Development Committee. [A Creative Commons-licensed open educational resource.]
Veltsos, J. R. (2017). Gamification in the business communication course. Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 80(2): 194-216. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/2329490616676576