Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

Graham, S.S. & Walsh, L. (forthcoming). There’s no such thing as a scientific controversy. Technical Communication Quarterly.

Graham, S.S., Kessler, M.M., Kim, S.-Y., Ahn, S., & Card, D.J. (2018). Assessing perspectivalism in patient participation: An evaluation of FDA patient and consumer representative programs. Rhetoric of Health and Medicine, 1(1-2), 58-89.

Kessler, M.M. & Graham, S.S. (2018). Terminal node problems: ANT 2.0 and prescription drug labels. Technical Communication Quarterly, 27(2), 121-136.

Graham, S.S., Kim, S.-Y., Kessler, M.M, DeVasto, D.M., Card, D.J., Ahn, S., Olson, M.K., Roberts, L. (2016). Conflicts of interest among patient and consumer representatives to FDA drug advisory committees. Annals of Internal Medicine, 165(8), 606-607.

Graham, S.S. (2015). The politics of pain medicine: A rhetorical-ontological inquiry. University of Chicago Press.

Graham, S.S., Kim, S-Y., Hartke, D.M. & Keith, W. (2015). Statistical genre analysis: Toward big data methodologies in technical communication. Technical Communication Quarterly. 24: 70-104. Special Issue on Contemporary Research Methodologies.

Selected Grants and Fellowships

Graham, S.S. Jetstream Cloud Server Start-Up Allocation. Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE). PI. 12/5/2018—12/5/2019. [Value: $7,445].

Graham, S.S. & Clark, D. Transparency to Visibility (T2V): Network Visualization in Humanities Research. Digital Humanities Advancement Grant. National Endowment for the Humanities. $97,450. PI. 09/01/2018—02/29/2020. [Funded at $80,634].

Klaper, R. Evaluating alternative behaviors for pharmaceuticals and emerging contaminants. Argosy Foundation. $50,000. Subcontracted Investigator. 7/1/2015—6/30/16. [Funded at $50,000; Subcontract at $20,000].

Graham, S.S. Conflicted: Tracing industry influence in federal pharmaceuticals policy. Institute for Humanities Research. UW-Madison. Fellow. 01/15/16-05/15/16. [Funded at $5,000].

Graham, S.S., Harley, A., Kim, S-Y., Neuner, J. Catalyzing transdisciplinarity: Cancer-obesity comorbidity as a wicked problem in urban Milwaukee. Transdisciplinary Challenge Award. Center for 21st Century Studies. UW-Milwaukee. $150,000. Co-PI. 07/01/2014-08/31/2015. [Funded at $100,000].

Graham, S.S., Johnstone, C., Kim, S-Y. Innovation adoption following continuing education: A mixed methods pilot study of oncology-related meetings. Research Support Grant. Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education. $9922. Lead PI. 09/01/2013—03/30/24. PI. [Funded at $9922].

Selected Invited Presentations

Graham, S.S. (2019). Opiophobia vs. Overprescribing: Competing Risks and the Pursuit of Moral Medicine. Center for the Humanities, University of New Hampshire.

Graham, S.S. (2017). Conflicted: Industry influence and guardians of public trust. Virginia Tech University. Blacksburg, VA.

Graham, S.S. (2016). Conflicted: Big pharma, drug money, and the FDA. Fall for the Book. George Mason University. Fairfax, VA.

Graham, S.S. (2016). Medical imaging, 1896-1996: Towards a historiography of black box formation. Department of Communication Arts. University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison, WI.

Graham, S.S., (2014). Rhetoric of Science. Ready, Set, Go/Mechanical Engineering. Northwestern University. Evanston, IL.

Graham, S.S., Keith, W., Johnstone, C., Kim, S-Y., Card, D., Kessler, M., Anderson, C. (2014). Innovation adoption following continuing education: A mixed methods pilot study of oncology-related meetings. Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education. Cincinnati, OH.

Graham, S.S. (2012). Neuroimaging and the reality of fibromyalgia: A study in disease discourse. National Core for Neuroethics. University of British Columbia Hospital. Vancouver, BC.

National Research Awards

Nell Ann Pickett Award for Best Article in Technical Communication Quarterly
Association for Teachers of Technical Writing, 2019
Awarded for “Terminal node problems: ANT 2.0 and prescription drug labels.”

Fellows’ Early Career Award
Rhetoric Society of America, 2016

Article of the Year Award
Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology, 2012
Awarded for “Dis-ease or Disease: Ontological Rarefaction in the Medical-Industrial Complex.”

Best Article on Philosophy or Theory of Technical or Scientific Communication
National Council of Teachers of English, 2010
Awarded for “Agency and the Rhetoric of Medicine: Biomedical Bran Scans and the Ontology of Fibromyalgia.”

Nell Ann Pickett Award for Best Article in Technical Communication Quarterly
Association for Teachers of Technical Writing, 2009
Awarded for “Agency and the Rhetoric of Medicine: Biomedical Bran Scans and the Ontology of Fibromyalgia.”

Education

PhD, Rhetoric and Professional Communication | 2010

  • Iowa State University | Ames, IA
  • Dissertation: Rhetorics of Pain: Agency and Regulation in the Medical-Industrial Complex
  • Dissertation Advisor: Carl G. Herndl

MA, Rhetoric, Composition, and Professional Communication | 2006

  • Iowa State University | Ames, IA
  • Thesis: Towards a Dialogic Theory of New Media Literacy
  • Thesis Advisor: Michael Mendelson

BA, Philosophy | 2003

  • Eckerd College | St Petersburg, FL