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Meredith A. Johnson

Meredith A. Johnson

Meredith A. Johnson
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Rhetoric and Composition


Office: CPR 301J
Phone: 813/974-0109



Meredith A. Johnson is an associate professor in the Department of English at the University of South Florida. Her most recent publications focus on mobile communications technologies, usability, and professional writing program administration. Johnson's research appears in journals such as Technical Communication, Computers and Composition: An International Journal, Computers and Composition Online, IEEE: Transactions on Professional Communication, Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, and Technical Communication Quarterly. Johnson is currently working on a book project, Lean Technical Communication: Toward Sustainable Program Innovation, with W. Michele Simmons and Patricia Sullivan. Since joining the faculty at USF in 2007, Johnson has been awarded over $1,459,152 in internal and external funding, including the New Researcher Grant, the USF Humanities Institute Grant, and the Florida Teacher Quality Grant. Johnson’s service includes directing the graduate certificate in Professional and Technical Communication. She was an instrumental part of the successful effort to revise both the graduate and undergraduate curricula in Rhetoric and Composition at USF. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in professional and technical writing, rhetoric, and new media.


Purdue University, English – Rhetoric and Composition, PhD, 2005


Professional Writing Theory ENC 6261 Syllabus

Specialty Area

Professional and technical communication; rhetoric; new media

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
90455ENC 4218002Visual Rhetoric Tech Comm


CPR 202

80291ENG 7916004Directed Research
Inst/Grad Director Approval S-U Only

TBA 100

87454ENG 7980008Dissertation: Doctoral

TBA 100