Ryan, Cynthia A.

Cynthia Ryan (Ph.D., Purdue, 1998) specializes in Rhetoric and Composition, Professional Writing, and Medical Discourse. Primary research interests include representations of breast cancer in the popular media, links between cultural studies and professional writing pedagogy and research, and urban composition. Her work has appeared in journals including Journal of Medical Humanities, Journal of Business and Technical Communication, JAMA, Journal of Advanced Composition, and Journal of Business Communication. She is also co-editor of City Comp: Identities, Spaces, Practices (SUNY, 2003).