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Godwin Agboka



Teaching and Research Interests:

  • Professional writing genres/theories
  • Intercultural technical communication
  • Medical writing
  • Research methods
  • Editing
  • Grammar & ESL writing genres
  • Ethics
  • Tensions between localization and globalization
  • Technical communication and social justice

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D.,  English Studies (emphasis Rhetoric and Professional Writing), Illinois State University, 2010
  • M.A., Linguistics, Illinois State University, 2006
  • B.A., English and Theatre Arts, University of Ghana, 2003
  • Diploma in Journalism, Ghana Institute of Journalism, 2000


  • Agboka, Godwin.“Liberating Intercultural Technical Communication from “Large Culture” Ideologies: Constructing Culture Discursively.  Forthcoming, Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2012.

  • Agboka, Godwin and Lehner, Brooklyn. The Redbird Reader: A Collection of Student Writing (Eds.), Normal: Stipes Publishing, L. L. C., 2009.
  • Agboka, Godwin. English Literature Made Easy. Accra: Royal Nark, 2005.

Book Reviews:

  • Agboka, Godwin. Rev. of Teaching Intercultural Rhetoric and Technical Communication: Theories, Curriculum, Pedagogies and Practices, by Barry Thatcher and Kirk St. Amant. Forthcoming, Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2012.



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