Rhetoric, Composition, Professional Writing, Computational Rhetoric, Digital Humanities


Ryan Omizo is an Assistant Professor of English. He received his PhD in rhetoric, composition, and digital media at The Ohio State University. His work focuses on the use of computation to conduct automated and human-assisted rhetorical analysis.

Selected Publications

  • Larson, Brian, William Hart-Davidson, Kenneth Walker, Douglas Walls, and Ryan Omizo. “Use What You Choose: Applying Computational Methods to Genre Studies in Technical Communication.” SIGDOC 2016 Proceedings of the 34th ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication Article No. 8 , Silver Springs, MD. Print.
  • Omizo, Ryan, Minh-Tam Nguyen, Ian Clark, and William Hart-Davidson. “You Can Read the Comments Again: The Faciloscope App and Automated Rhetorical Analysis.” DHCommons Journal (2016).
  • Omizo, Ryan and William Hart-Davidson. “Hedge-O-Matic.” Enculturation: A Journal of Writing, Rhetoric, and Culture (2016). Web.
  • Omizo, Ryan and William Hart-Davidson. “Finding Genre Signals in Academic Writing.” Journal of Writing Research. 7.3 (2016). Web.
  • Omizo, Ryan and Wendy S. Hesford. “Cultivating the Global Subject of Human Rights Pedagogy.” Human Rights Literature and Pedagogy Eds. Elizabeth Goldberg and Alexandra Stielmeyer. Modern Language Association of America, 2015. Print.
  • Omizo, Ryan. “Vulnerable Video: A New Vernacular.” Enculturation: A Journal of Writing, Rhetoric, and Culture. 8 (October 2010). Web.

Courses Taught

  • English 902
  • English 2831