Dr. Sean Zdenek is an associate professor of technical and professional writing at the University of Delaware. His research and teaching interests include technical writing, disability studies, sound studies, and rhetorical theory. His book, Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture (UChicago, 2015), won the 2017 award for best book in technical or scientific communication from the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC).
Sean grew up in California and currently lives in northeastern Maryland, a few miles from both Delaware and Pennsylvania.
- Book: Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture, University of Chicago Press, 2015.
- ReadingSounds.net is the supplemental website for the book, which includes over 500 video clips.
- Curriculum vitae (pdf)
- Selected full text publications
- Professional biography: Dr. Sean Zdenek, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Delaware