Chen Chen


Assistant Professor (she/her/hers)

Chen  Chen

Contact Information

Office Location: RWST 204C

Educational Background

  • PhD - North Carolina State University - 2018
  • MA - Towson University - 2013
  • BA - Communication University of China - 2009


Dr. Chen Chen (she/her) is an assistant professor of technical communication and rhetoric in the department of English. She received her Ph.D. in Communication, Rhetoric, & Digital Media from North Carolina State University. Her research focuses on advocacy and resistant rhetorical practices by marginalized communities as civic and tactical technical communication in transnational contexts. In particular, she has been working on disaster response communications in Chinese and Chinese diasporic communities during COVID-19 and other natural crises as well as the feminist activism of transnational Chinese communities. Her work has been published in Enculturation, Technical Communication, SIGDOC Proceedings, and several edited collections. She has also published on pedagogical research and has done work examining professionalization processes of graduate students and early career faculty in extra-institutional disciplinary spaces.