Dr. Ryan Weber

Associate Professor, English Department
Director of Business and Technical Writing


Dr. Ryan Weber’s Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., English, Purdue University, 2009
  • M.A., English, Purdue University, 2005
  • B.A., English, Pepperdine, 2002

Classes Taught


  • Spartz, John M. and Ryan Weber. "Writing Entrepreneurs: A Survey of Attitudes, Habits, Skills, and Genres." Journal of Business and Technical Communication. 29.4 (2015): 428-455. 
  • Irony and Armageddon.” Enculturation 18. December 2014. (http://enculturation.net/irony-and-armageddon)
  • Spartz, John M. and Ryan Weber. “Engaging Entrepreneurship in Technical Communication using Client and Service-Learning Projects.” Programmatic Perspectives 6(1), Spring 2014. 52-85. (http://www.cptsc.org/pp/vol6-1/spartz&weber.pdf)
  • “Constrained Agency in Corporate Social Media Policy.” Journal of Technical Writing and Communication. 43.3 (2013): 289-315.
  • “Ecological, Pedagogical Public Rhetoric.” College Composition and Communication. 63.2 (Dec 2011): 187-218. (with Nathaniel Rivers)
  • “Ironically, We Dwell.” Journal of Advanced Composition. 31.2 (2011).
  • Tirell, Jeremy and Ryan Weber. "Meeting Community Needs Through Online Service Learning." (forthcoming) Service Learning in the Composition Classroom. Ed. Susan Garza. Southlake, TX: Fountainhead Press, 2011.
  • Equipment For Living: The Literary Reviews of Kenneth Burke. Eds. Nathanial Rivers and Ryan Weber. West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press, 2010.
  • Rivers, Nathanial, Mark C. Santos, and Ryan Weber. "Productive Mess: First Year Composition Takes the University's Agonism Online." Kairos13.2 Praxis Selection (2009):