CV and academic publications


Find my full curriculum vitae here.

Find my academic profile at the University of Edinburgh here.


My recent academic publications

Szymanski, E. A., & Calvert, J. (2018). Designing with living systems in the synthetic yeast project. Nature Communications. In press.

Szymanski, E. A. What is the terroir of synthetic yeast? 2018. Environmental Humanities. 10(1), 40-62.

Szymanski, E. A. (2018). Who are the users of synthetic DNA? Using metaphors to activate microorganisms at the center of synthetic biology. Life Sciences, Society, and Policy. 14(15).

Szymanski, E. A. Enacting multiple audiences: Science communication texts and research-industry relationships in the New Zealand wine industry. 2016. Science Communication. In press.

Szymanski, E.A. Constructing relationships between science and practice in the written science communication of the Washington State wine industry. 2016. Written Communication, 33(2), 184-215.

Szymanski, E. A., & Davis, L. Wine science in the Wild West: Information-seeking behaviors and attitudes among Washington state winemakers and growers. (Link to author’s manuscript). 2015.  Journal of Wine Research, 26(4), 270-286.

Instructor feedback in upper-division biology courses: Moving from spelling and syntax to scientific discourse. (Open-access). Across the Disciplines. 2014. 11(2).

Synthesis notes: Working with sources to create a first draft. (Open-access). Writing Commons. 2013.


My recent presentations: 

What is the terroir of synthetic yeast?” Symposium of Australian Gastronomy, Melbourne, December 2016

Toward an inherently collaborative rhetoric of science communication.” 4S/EASST Joint Conference, Barcelona, September 2016

Science communication as a globalizing force in wine’s New World.” Agri-Food Conference, Queenstown, NZ, December 2015

“Science communication as a globalizing force in wine’s New World.” Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science, Denver, CO, 2015.

“Research utilization as external expert review in the wine industry.” Agrifood Conference, Queenstown, NZ, 2015.

“Disciplinary discourse education in WAC: A path toward transdisciplinarity.” Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Vancouver, WA, 2013

“Science writing as a second language: how are science professors helping the transition from student writing to science writing?” International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Savannah, GA, 2012


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