Suzanne Rintoul

Name Suzanne Rintoul
School School of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Bachelor of Design (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering – Building Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering – Electronic Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering – Mechanical Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor of Interior Design (Honours)
Academic and Professional Designations
  • PhD, English (McMaster)
  • MA, English (McMaster)
  • BA, English (Western)
Title Professor
Courses Taught
  • ENGL71370 - Technical Communications and Visual Media
  • ENGL71200 - Scientific and Technical Communication
  • ENGL71000 - Academic Communication
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Technical Communication
  • Academic Communication
  • Nineteenth-Century Culture and Literature
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • 12 years of experience teaching writing at the post-secondary level
  • Certified Professional Technical Communicator
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications

Recent Publications:

  • "The Other Kind of Funnies: Comics in Technical Communications." Canadian Journal for the Study of Discourse and Writing."
  • Intimate Violence and Victorian Print Culture: Representational Tensions. New York: Palgrave Macmillan

Recent Presentations:

"Encouraging Self-Reflexive Reading Practices Among Students Through Diverse Levels of Narrative Detail in Professional Communications Case Studies," Canadian Association of Language and Literacy, 2015

Additional InformationI am committed to helping students communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts and encourage them to think critically about the relationships between content and media.