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 argument, business/organizational rhetoric, career development, discourses of nationalism, public address, public and political discourse, rhetoric and identity construction, rhetorical theory and criticism, social movements, women’s studies, and written communication.
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