Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Agbozo teaches and researches technical and professional communication, science and medical writing, visual and digital rhetoric, and technoculture. He received several teaching grants for facilitating student-applied learning. His dissertation, which won the 2022 CCCC Outstanding Dissertation Award in Technical Communication, theorizes the creation and take up of the Global Positioning System through discursive-material analysis. His current research projects investigate mHealth and persuasive technologies, the rhetoric of health and medicine, discourses of debt and financial crises, and research methodology.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2023-01-01 Multimodal Critical Discourse Analysis for Technical Communication ResearchTechnical Communication Quarterly.  381-394. 2023-01-01
    2023-01-01 Software-mediated public health information localization as social justice workTechnical Communication and Social Justice.  1:8-23. 2023-01-01
    2022-01-01 Localization at Users’ Sites is Not Enough: GhanaPostGPS and Power Reticulations in the PostcolonyTechnical Communication.  69:7-17. 2022-01-01
    2021-12-01 Educational Language Policy in an African Country: Making a Place for Code-Switching/TranslanguagingApplied Linguistics Review.  12:503-522. 2021-12-01
    2019-03-01 Teacher trainee sociolinguistic backgrounds and attitudes to language-in-education policy in Ghana: A preliminary surveyCurrent Issues in Language Planning.  20:338-364. 2019-03-01
    2019-01-01 Revisiting "Home" in Ghanaian Poetry: Awoonor, Anyidoho and AdzeiCLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture.  21. 2019-01-01
    2018-01-01 Translation as Rewriting: Cultural Theoretical Appraisal of Shakespeare’s "Macbeth" in the Ewe language of West AfricaMulticultural Shakespeare: Translation, Appropriation and Performance.  18:43-56. 2018-01-01

    Book

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    2024-02-01 Communication and Electoral Politics in Ghana: Interrogating Transnational Technology, Discourse and Multimodalitie.  Ed. 1.  Palgrave. 2024-02-01
    2023-08-01 Communicative Perspectives on COVID-19 in Ghana: At the Intersection of Culture, Science, Religion and Politics.  Routledge. 2023-08-01

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2024-02-01 Afterword: Democracy, Education, and Public Scholarship -- Communication and Electoral Politics in Ghana.  Palgrave. 2024-02-01
    2024-02-01 Digital Rhetoric of Pandemic Elections: Toward Multilingual Multimodal Information Design -- Communication and Electoral Politics in Ghana: Interrogating Transnational Technology, Discourse, and Multimodality.  Palgrave. 2024-02-01
    2023-08-01 Kairotic archiving of a pandemic -- Communicative Perspectives on COVID-19 in Ghana: At the Intersection of Culture, Science, Religion, and Politics.  Routledge. 1-12. 2023-08-01
    2021-01-01 Creating translated interfaces: Representations of African languages and cultures in digital media -- Rethinking language use in digital Africa: Technology and communication in Sub-Saharan Africa.  Multilingual Matters. 51-72. 2021-01-01
    2019-01-01 Onaapo vs. One factory: A critical discourse analysis of Ghanaian political campaign lyrics (2012-2016) -- Music and Messaging in the African Political Arena.  IGI-Global. 221-240. 2019-01-01
    2017-01-01 Negotiating the gothic in African literature: A study of Amos Tutuola’s The palm-wine drinkard and Besie Head’s Maru -- Memories of Caribbean futures: Reclaiming the pre-colonial to imagine a post-colonial in the languages, literatures and cultures of the Greater Caribbean and beyond.  University of Curacao. 19-31. 2017-01-01

    Document

    Year Title Altmetric
    2024-01-01 “July floods,” “Slices,” and “Necro-color”Journal of the Writers Project of Ghana. 16-18. 2024-01-01
    2023-08-01 Political Myth-Making, Nationalist Resistance and Populist Performance: Examining Kwame Nkrumah’s Construction and Promotion of the African DreamDiscourse & Society. 1-3. 2023-08-01
    2022-01-01 New Histories and Theories of Writing with/through Technologies: A Review EssayComposition Studies. 158–166. 2022-01-01
    2020-01-01 Review of "User localization strategies in the face of technological breakdown: Biometric in Ghana’s elections"Programmatic Perspectives. 180-185. 2020-01-01
    2019-12-01 Review of "Newschaser: The Rhetoric of Trump in Essays and Commentaries, Daryl Taiwo Haris (Ed.)"African Journal of Rhetoric. 2019-12-01

    Presentations

  • Dosage Design: Recontextualizing Regulatory Healthcare Writing for Patient Safety, Conference on College Composition and Communication 2024-04-01
  • Research Overview

  • Technical and Professional Communication, Science and Medical Writing, Visual and Digital Rhetoric, Technoculture, Critical Discourse Studies, Translation and Localization
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    Teaching Overview

  • Technical and Professional Communication, Science and Medical Writing, Visual Rhetoric, Digital Writing, Technology and Society, Environmental Writing, Applied Linguistics, Composition
  • Full Name

  • Gabriel Agbozo