Carie King

Clinical Professor of Communication, Arts & Humanities
Associate Director of Rhetoric
carie.king@utdallas.edu
972-883-2790
JO 3.548
Tags: Technical Communication Technical Writing Professional Communication Ethics Medical Rhetoric Rhetoric Editing Research Methods STEM Writing Consulting Communication Theory Publishing Grant Writing Curriculum Development Online Education Hybrid Course Design

Professional Preparation

Postdoctoral Studies - Medicine, Communication, and Ethics
TTU Health Sciences Center - 2013
Ph.D. - Technical Communication and Rhetoric
Texas Tech University - 2012
M.A. - Technical Writing and Editing
University of North Texas - 2008
B.A. - English
Baylor Univesity - 1991

Research Areas

Research Interests
  • Medical rhetoric and oncology
  •  Writing in mathematics
  •  Online education and curriculum design
  •  Patient discourse
  •  Ethics of online research
  •  Ethics of medical research and rhetoric
  •  Technical communication in the classroom
  •  Usability research
  •  Digital content design
  •  Professional communication

Publications

King, C. S. T., Keeth, S., & Ryan, C. (2018). Collaborative curriculum design and assessment: Piloting a hybrid first-year writing course. Journal of Online Interactive Education. 2018 - peer reviewed, invited
King, C. S. T. (2018). Self-disclosing medical info endangers patients’ privacy. UTDallas Magazine, Spring 2018. Retrieved from https://www.utdallas.edu/magazine/professor-patients-endanger-their-own-privacy-by-self-disclosing-medical-info 2018 - article
King, C. S. T. (2017). Bounding medicine: Book Review. Medical History, 61(1), 139–140. doi: 10.1017/mdh.2016.113. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1017/mdh.2016.113 2018 - book review
McMillion, T., & King, C. S. T. (2017). Communication and security issues in online education: Student self-disclosure in course introductions. Journal of Online Interactive Education. Retrieved from http://www.ncolr.org/jiol/issues/pdf/15.1.1.pdf  2017 - peer reviewed
King, C. S. T., Bivens, K., Pumroy, E., Rauch, S., & Koerber, A. (2017, May). IRB Challenges and Solutions in Health Communication Research. Health Communication. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2017.1321164 2017 - peer reviewed
McMillion, T., & King, C. S. T. (2017). Communication and security issues in online education: Student self-disclosure in course introductions. Journal of Online Interactive Education. Retrieved from http://www.ncolr.org/jiol/issues/pdf/15.1.1.pdf 2017 - peer reviewed
King, C. S. T. (2017). The rhetoric of breast cancer: Patient-to-patient discourse in an online community. Lanham, MD: Lexington Health Series. 2017 - peer-reviewed monograph
Danforth Chapels. (2017). Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danforth_Chapels 2017 - wikipedia article
Lambert, C. S. T., & Schlobohm, M. (Eds.). (2015). Communication and media: What’s trending now. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishers.  2015 - edited collection
Loader, E. M., & Lambert, C. S. T. (2015). Health communication and resources. In Lambert, C. S. T., & Schlobohm, M. (Eds.). (2015). Communication and media: What’s trending now (pp. 135–174). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishers. 2015 - chapter

Appointments

Clinical Professor of Communication
The University of Texas at Dallas [2015–Present]
Clinical Assistant Professor
The University of Texas at Dallas [2012–2015]
Lecturer (Adjunct), Senior Lecturer I
The University of Texas at Dallas [2011–2015]
Editorial Assistant, Technical Communication Quarterly
ATTW (through Texas Tech University) [2010–2013]
Grant-Writing Intern
McKinney Education Foundation, McKinney, TX [2007–2007]
Teaching Fellow, Adjunct
University of North Texas [2007–2008]
Technical Writer and Medical Editor
Omaha, NE, and McKinney, TX [2004–Present]
Freelance Writer, Graphic Designer
Yorktown, VA [2000–2004]
Medical Writer and Editor
Department of Surgery/UMSA, Wright State University, Dayton, OH [1995–2000]
Technical Writer/Medical Editor
Dept of Ob/Gyn, The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, TX [1993–1995]
School of Medicine

Awards

Member - Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society [2011]
Invitee - ATTW Research Forum [2011]
Recipient - Teach-2-Win-4 Scholarship [2010]
Recipient - STC Tech Editing SIG Scholarship [2010]
Recipient - Helen Hughes Charitable Fund Scholarship [2010]
Co-Recipient - Shining Stars AHA NOVA Award [1996]
Member - Sigma Tau Delta (Int'l English Honor Society) [1989]
Honoree and Civilian Recipient - Outstanding Citizen Award (first civilian recipient in USAF history) [1987]

Projects

International Students' Needs and Intercultural Communication
2018/05 Research with undergraduate student (IRB approved)
UTD Grant: RHET 1302 Hybrid Course Pilot
2017/09 IRB approved
Danforth Chapels
2017/03 Research and Wikipedia page development with undergraduate students
Ethic of Omission in Marketing
2017/03 (IRB approved)
Teaching Writing to Mathematics Students
2014/08 (IRB approved)

Presentations

Panel Chair: Communicating about Disease Outbreaks as Part of Health Communication
2017/11 Dallas, TX: National Communication Association Annual Conference
Communication patterns in online learning: Student self disclosure in personal introductions
2016/04 Houston, TX: CCCC
Ethics in medicine [panel]
2014/05 Richardson, TX: 4th Annual Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology Conference with A. Lancaster and S. Rausch
Patient-to-patient discourse in cybercommunities: Technology and medicine from the “other” side [poster]
2013/05 Richardson, TX: 3rd Annual Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology Conference
Being an ethical writer and protecting yourself online
2012/07 Plano, TX: Annual Writers’ Conference

News Articles

Self-disclosing medical info endangers patients’ privacy
UTD Magazine (2018)
Life lessons learned in a military family.
Farmersville Times (2017)
The art of handwriting in the digital age [documentary]
Dr. Dallie Clark's documentary (dissertation research, 2017)
Four women in Dallas have received uterine transplants in groundbreaking surgical trial
Dallas Morning News (2016)

Affiliations

Faculty Advisor
2018/05
Sigma Tau Delta, Alpha Psi Nu Chapter, The University of Texas at Dallas
Member
2010/05
Association for Teachers of Technical Writing
Member
2014/08
National Council for Teachers of English