I have experience working as a communication consultant, editor, social and media researcher, technical and professional writer, translator, and transcriber. I provide consultations, editing, and proofreading services on books, journal articles, reports, application materials (resume, CV, cover letter, etc), and other academic/professional documents. I also facilitate workshops that focus on effective workplace communication and professional writing strategies. For more information, please email me (drhazelguler at gmail.com).
Various professional communication workshops at private businesses and non-profit organizations (e.g., professional correspondence, persuasive messages, bad-news messages, promotional materials, application materials, press releases, professional reports, instructions/manuals, web writing, etc), since 2017.
“(Un)veiling Mediated Texts for an Intercultural/International Performance of Rhetoric.” Conference on College Composition & Communication, Pittsburgh, PA, March 2019.
“Cultivating a Transnational Praxis of Rhetoric." CCCC, Kansas City, MO, March 2018.
“Helping Students Practice International Public Rhetorics within the U.S. National Context.” Longwood Univesity Teaching and Learning Institute, Farmville, VA, May 2015.
“Deep Rewards, Serious Risks: International Higher Education Writing Research Exchanges.” The Annual Conference on College Composition and Communication, Tampa, FL, March 2015.
Writing for Career Development
"Career Development in the Writing Classroom." Center for Learning & Teaching Fair, Old Dominion University, October 2013.
“Integrating Career Development into General Education Writing Courses” (with Alice Jones, ODU Career Center Director).The 34th ODU Annual Spring Conference on the Teaching of Writing, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, March 29, 2013.
Other Consulting & Professional Experience:
Academic Coach, The Office of Student Success, Longwood University, Fall 2021-present
Peer Reviewer for Technical Communication Quarterly, Rhetoric Society Quarterly, and The Journal for the History of Rhetoric, 2020-2021
Peer Reviewer for Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication, 2021.
Textbook Usability Reviewer
The Changing Story: Digital Stories that Participate in Transforming Teaching & Learning, Virginia’s Academic Library Consortium, August 2021
Rhetoric in Civic Life 3rd ed by Palczewski et al, StrataPublishing Inc, Spr 2020
Writing for Strategic Communication Industries, Virginia’s Academic Library Consortium, March 2019
Writing About Writing by E. Wardle, Bedford/St. Martin's, April 2018
Senior Proposal Reviewer, The International Conference on Global Studies, Barcelona, Spain, 2018
Grant Proposal Reviewer (Tech Comm), The Univ. of Missouri Research Board, December 2017
Education/Career Consultant, Evisors.com (The Career Advisor Network), since 2015
Essay Contest Judge for The Second Higher Education English (adults aged 25-50), Department of Philology, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia, May 2014
Faculty Co-Host, “Connecting Students with Research: Undergraduate Digital Poster Presentations,” Open House sponsored by Old Dominion University – Honors College, December 2013
Essay Contest Judge for English Undergraduate Literature, Old Dominion University Department of English & Sigma Tau Delta – International English Honor Society, Spring 2013
Evaluator/Rater for The General Education Assessment Committee, Old Dominion University – Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, January 8-10, 2013
Alumni Career Coaching Program Mentor - Koç University, Istanbul/Turkey, since 2012
Online Communication Consultant, NUR-AL Machinery Ltd. Co., Izmir, Turkey, 2008-2012
Social and Media Researcher, Taylor Nelson Sofres Research Co. - Istanbul/Turkey, 2001
Technical Writer/Assistant to Import Director, Mercedes-Benz Turk Co - Istanbul, 2000
Publications inIncite: Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship
Keane, Karyn. “Care, No Matter What: Planned Parenthood’s Rhetorical Strategies to Expand its Organizational Reputation” (2020). *Awarded the 2nd Place in the Humanities Category
Potts, Charlotte, “The Rhetorical Construction of eSports’ Legitimacy” (2019).
Gargiulo, Abby. “A Petition for the Revival of Community and Common Values: A Rhetorical Analysis of Pope Francis’s 2015 Address to U.S. Congress” (2018).
Badgley, Garrett. “The Rhetoric of Distrust: A Dangerous Game during the 2016 Presidential Campaign” (2017). *Awarded the 1st Place in the Humanities Category
Klepatzki, Haley. “Hillary Clinton’s Rhetoric of Gender Inequality: The Past, The Present, and the (Hypothetical) Future” (2017).
Gailey, Casey. “Who Says: How Selena Gomez and the Scene Attempt to Subvert Popular Standards of Beauty” (2016).
Morton, Alexander. “Worth More Than a Thousand Words: A Visual Rhetorical Discussion of Virtual Reality in Clouds Over Sidra” (2016). *Also mentored Morton for delivering a guest lecture,“Visual Rhetoric of Virtual Reality,” in ENGL 303-Rhetorical Criticism (Spring 2016).
The Longwood University Spring Showcase of Undergrad Research, 2015-2021
Individually mentored 40 student research projects for presentation at the annual Spring Showcase from 2015-2021. Selected Projects:
Emily Steffenhagen: Podcasts on various aspects of professional writing and its connections to culture and creativity (2022)
Karyn Keane: “Care, No Matter What: Planned Parenthood’s Rhetorical Strategies to Expand its Organizational Reputation” (2019)
Savannah Dyer: “Women Police Officers’ Rhetorical Strategies to Establish Authority in Law Enforcement” (2019)
Charla Faulkner, Abbie Preston, Tracy Davis: “Project Flashlight: Providing College Students with Mental Health Resources” (2019)
Sarine Thomas: "Pollution Patrol: Providing College Students with Resources to Reduce Pollution – Air, Land, and Sea” (2019)
Kimberly Daucher: "A Different Use of Rhetoric in the Criminal Justice System: An Aristotelian Critique of Barack Obama’s Address to the NAACP" (2018)
Juwairyah Gunter and Alan Creager: "Seeing Climate Change as a National Security Issue"
Crider, Chris. “The Raven’s Demons: The Psychoanalytic Relationship Between Edgar Allan Poe’s Life and His Selected Literary Works.” (Spring 2017) *Awarded a CURIO grant and listed as the most viewed digital presentation.
Stover, Kayla. “Using Design Principles to Address the Theory of Planned Behavior” (ENGL 319 Technical Writing), Spring 2015.
Other Individual Mentoring
Daucher, Kimberly. “An Introductory Guide on Professional Writing Practices in the Field of Criminal Justice.” (ENGL 490, Spring 2018)
Carmon, Zachary. Rhetoric/Professional Writing Program Intern created a report on “Applying Classical Rhetorical Principles to Contemporary Technical Writing” and redesigned Longwood’s Rhetoric & Professional Writing Program Blog (Spring 2017).
Glass, Daniel. “Communication Duties of the MSIII Cadet at Longwood University” (Instructional Manual). Accepted for use by the student's ROTC Unit (2016).
Publicized Classroom Projects
ENGL 305 – Rhetoric and Public Culture (Fall 2016) students co-authored and presented the Vice-Presidential Debate-Week Panel, “An Effective Rhetoric for Global Peace and Understanding.” Sponsored by Longwood’s Office of International Affairs. Oct 6, 2016.
ENGL 303 - Visual Rhetoric (Fall 2015) students’ Client Projects, were considered by real clients, including Susan Cain (Author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts), Toby Fox (Video Game Maker), Caleb Briggs (Photographer), and Longwood University Career Center.
ENGL 302 – History of Rhetoric (Fall 2014) students organized the campus event, “Eat, Travel, Practice Rhetoric,” where they presented their Performance Projects and promoted rhetorical studies. (April 24, 2015)
In all my classrooms: students regularly focused their course projects on publicizing (through videos, brochures, and websites) the work of local organizations. (Since Spring 2016)