Natasha Artemeva is Assistant Professor in the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies at Carleton University. Her research interests lie in the areas of rhetorical genre studies, activity theory, situated learning perspective, academic writing, and engineering communication and pedagogy. She has published journal articles and book chapters in these areas. She has recently completed a longitudinal study of ten novice engineers entering the world of professional practice.
Aviva Freedman is Professor of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies at Carleton University. Her work in rhetoric has focused most recently on genre theory, research into academic and workplace discourse, and studies of the learning processes and related pedagogy entailed in these domains. She co-authored (with Patrick Dias, Peter Medway and Anthony Paré) Worlds Apart: Acting and Writing in Academic and Workplace Contexts, and co-edited (with Peter Medway) Genre and the New Rhetoric as well as Learning and Teaching Genre.