Rhetoric is a mode of altering reality, not by the direct application of energy to objects, but by the creation of discourse which changes reality through the mediation of thought and action. ~Lloyd Bitzer
Elif Guler, Ph.D. Rhetoric, Writing, and Discourse Studies I am currently a faculty member at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, where I teach courses in rhetoric and writing. My areas of research and teaching include argumentation, professional writing, public and political discourse, rhetoric and identity construction, rhetoric of nationalism, rhetorical theory and criticism, social change and movements, and women’s studies.
Contact: Dr. Elif Guler 5000 Batten Arts & Letter Bldg. Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA 23529 (757) 683 6972 E-mail: eguler[at]odu[dot]edu Academia:http://odu.academia.edu/ElifGuler