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Geoffrey Sauer

  • Assistant Professor
  • Iowa State University
  • 8PublicationsNumber of items in Geoffrey's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 6Followers

Research interests

with a special interest in computer-supportedespecially the persuasive description of issues; · Technical communicationwith expertise in Internet studies; · Rhetorical theory· Intellectual property in the history of publishing; · New media studies


Geoff Sauer is an assistant professor in the Rhetoric and Professional Communication Program in the English Department at Iowa State University. His research studies the history of publishing, particularly the recent history (for the most part, post-1979) in all variety of media (including music, film, video and software distribution, as well as traditional monographs and serials). He teaches courses in rhetorical theory, multimedia production, intellectual property and cultural theory. This work has led him into his research in usability, user-centered design, user experience design and interaction design.

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Recent publications

  • Antislavery Literature Project

    • Lockard J
  • EServer Rhetoric and Composition

    • Sauer G

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Iowa State University

August 2003 - Present



Carnegie Mellon University

August 1992 - May 2000(8 years)


Carnegie Mellon University

August 1990 - May 1992(2 years)


University of Notre Dame

August 1986 - May 1990(4 years)