Adam Strantz

Adam Strantz

Assistant Professor
English, Emerging Technology in Business and Design

Bachelor Hall 278, Laws Hall 213a


PhD, Purdue University
MA in English, Purdue University (2011)
BA in Professional Writing, Purdue University (2008)

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Professional/Technical Writing
  • Digital Rhetoric
  • Graphic Design
  • Data Visualization
  • Accessible Design
  • Digital Mapping

Selected Publications

  • Legg, Emily, coauthor. ““I’m surprised that this hasn’t happened before”: An Indigenous Examination of UXD Failure During the Hawai’i Missile False Alarm” (chapter accepted for edited collection, under contract with Utah State Press)
  • “Designing a Lab for Mobile User Experience through NFC-tagged Documentation”
    SIGDOC (conference proceedings) September 2016.
  • “Wayfinding in Global Contexts—Mapping Localized Research Practices with Mobile Devices”
    Computers and Composition 38.2 December 2015.
  • “Globalizing Technical Communication Research through Digital Mapping”
    SIGDOC (conference proceedings) September 2015.

Grants and Awards

  • Miami e-learning grant 2019
  • New Faculty Research Community 2019

Work in Progress

Adam is currently interested in data visualization, design thinking, and using sketching to improve research and design tasks.