Gruber, D. 2017. "Three forms of neuro-realism: Explaining the persistence of the 'uncritically real' in popular neuroscience news." Written Communication 34(April).
Gruber, D. 2017. "Experiments in rhetoric: Invention and neurorhetorical play." In: B. Scott / L. Melancon (Eds.): Methodologies in Rhetoric of Health and Medicine. New York: Routledge. [Book Chapter]
Gruber, David. 2016. "Suasive speech: A stronger affective defense of rhetoric and the politics of cognitive poetics," Language and Communication.
Gruber, David. 2016. "Re-inventing the brain, revising neuro-rhetorics: Phenomenological networks contesting neurobiological interpretations." Rhetoric Review 35(3) 239-253.
Gruber, David. 2016. "The extent of engagement, the means of invention: Measuring debate about mirror neurons in the humanities and social sciences" Journal of Science Communication 15(2) A01.
Gruber, David. 2016. "Medicalization of the Post-Museum: interactivity and diagnosis at the Brain and Cognition Exhibit" Journal of Medical Humanities 37(1) 65-80.
Gruber, David. 2015. "Re-presenting academic writing to popular audiences: Using digital infographics and timelines" In: Chik, Alice / Costley, Tracey / Pennington Martha C. (Eds.): Creativity and Discovery in the University Writing Class. London: Equinox. [Book Chapter]
Gruber, David. 2014. "The (Digital) Majesty of All Under Heaven: Affective Constitutive Rhetoric at the Hong Kong Museum of History's Exhibition of Terracotta Warriors" Rhetoric Society Quarterly, 44(2).
Gruber, David. 2014. "Mirror Neurons in a Group Analysis Hall of Mirrors: 'Translation' as a rhetorical approach to neuro-disciplinary writing" Technical Communication Quarterly, 23(3).
Gruber, David. 2014. "From typing to touching: a review of writing with/in natural user interfaces" Writing & Pedagogy, 6(1).
Gruber, David. 2014. "New Materialism and a Rhetoric of Scientific Practice in the Digital Humanities" In: (Eds.) Bill Hart-Davidson and Jim Ridolfo, Rhetoric and the Digital Humanities. University of Chicago Press. [Book Chapter]
Gruber, David. February, 2014. "Gesture / Language / Mirror: A research project and installation series exploring the mirror neuron and mirror therapy" The New Everyday, a media commons project.
Gruber, David & Jacob Dickerson. 2012. 'Persuasive Images in Popular Science: Testing judgments of scientific reasoning and credibility' Public Understanding of Science, 21(8).
Gruber, David. 2012. "The Neuroscience of Rhetoric and the Meaning of Identification" In: (Eds.) J. Jack. Neurorhetoric. Routledge, special collections. [Book Chapter]
Gruber, David & David Rieder. 2012. 'Tunnel Vision' (a new media writing project). Hyperrhiz.net, issue 09.
Gruber, David. October, 2011. "Bodies Without Skin: Feeling out of a ubiquitous future" Ctheory.
Gruber, David. April, 2011. "Theatrical Bodies: Acting Out Comedy and Tragedy in Two Anatomical Displays" Visual Communication Quarterly.
Gruber et al. January, 2011. "Rhetoric and the Neurosciences: Engagement and Exploration" POROI, 7(1).
Gruber, David. August, 2010. "From the screen to me, 1984-2008: computer television commercials and the human-computer relationship" Media History, 16(3).
Gruber, David. April 2017. Neuroscience and Public Communication. A New Zealand Centre Fellowship Award Talk at Peking University, Beijing.
Gruber, David. June 2016. Suasive Speech: A Stronger Defense of Rhetoric and Futures for Cognitive Poetics. CogHumanities Conference, Helsinki, FI.
Gruber, David. April 2015. Mythologizing Mirror Neurons: Reflecting on Entwined Relations and Futures for the Neurohumanities. CogHumanities Conference, Oxford University, Oxford, UK.
Gruber, David. May 2014. A Rhetoric of Scientific Practice in the Digital Humanities: New borders and a new pair of shoes in Rhetoric of Science. Rhetoric Society of America Conference. San Antonio, TX.
Gruber, David. May 2014. OOO + Neuroscience / Deleuze. A panel on Object-Oriented Ontologies in Rhetoric. Rhetoric Society of America Conference. San Antonio, TX.
Gruber, David. October 2013. Reflecting on Metaphors and the Multiple Realities of Mirror Neurons. Society for Social Studies of Science. San Diego, CA.
Gruber, David. June 2013. The (Digital) Majesty of All Under Heaven: Affective Constitutive Rhetoric at the Hong Kong Museum of History's Display of Terracotta Warriors. International Communication Association, London.
Gruber, David. May 2012. Rhetoric of Pain and the 'Objective Brain Phenotype for Pain.' Rhetoric Society of America Conference. Philadelphia, PA.
Gruber, David. May, 2012. Future of Rhetoric of Health and Medicine panel at Rhetoric Society of America Conference. Philadelphia, PA.
Gruber, David. January, 2012. Digital Tunnel Vision: Defining a rhetorical situation. Digital Humanities panel at the Modern Language Association. Seattle, WA.
Gruber, David. November, 2011. Our Children's Brains are Mutating: Neuro-Imaging and the Rhetoric of 'Acquired Attention Deficit Disorder.' Rhetoric of Science and Technology Division, National Communication Association. New Orleans, LA.
Gruber, David. July, 2011. The Dynamic of 'Neurorhetoric' and the Dynamism of Neuroscience. Emergences, Old Dominion University. Norfolk, VA.
Gruber, David. November, 2010. Future Discourse from the X-Ray to the fMRI. Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology at the National Communication Association Pre-Conference. San Francisco, CA.
Gruber, David. November, 2010. Invited Panel Respondent to Sherry Turkle's Invited Lecture. Computing and Communications Technologies: The Work-Life Connection. North Carolina State University. Raleigh, NC.
Gruber, David. May, 2010. Decoding the Language of Brain Decoding. Rhetoric Society of America Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
Fellow, The New Zealand Centre at Peking University, Visiting Fellowship Grant, 3,000NZD, 12/16-11/17.
Co-Principal Investigator with Dr. Daniel Howe, 'Computational Creativity: Mirroring texts' Interdisciplinary Opportunity Fund, City University of Hong Kong, 45,000$, 8/13-12/14
Principal Investigator, 'Making Neuroscience Work Together: Comparative Study of Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Projects' City University of Hong Kong, Research Start-Up Grant, 20,600$, 2/13-2/15
Principal Investigator, 'Embodying Text: Teaching and learning in the Digital Humanities classroom with natural user interfaces' City University of Hong Kong, Teaching Development Grant, 6,000$, 12/12-12/13
Research Assistant, 'Assessing the Effectiveness of Directed Self-Placement for First-Year Writing Students' NC State University CHASS Scholarly Research Grant, 5,000$, 5/10-8/10
1st Place in the Social Sciences Division, 2010 North Carolina State University Graduate Research Symposium, 'Decoding the Language of Brain Decoding'
Research Assistant, 'Speaking of Writing' Council of Writing Program Admin Research Grant, 2,000$, 8/08-12/08
Gesture / Language / Mirror project
2008-2012 - Ph.D. in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media - North Carolina State University
2001-2003 - Master of Professional Writing - University of Southern California
2012-2015 - Assistant Professor at
City University of Hong Kong
2008-2012 - Graduate Instructor at North Carolina State University
Social Media Cultures
Introduction to Digital Humanities
Image, Text, Design: Digital Technical Writing
Introduction to Editing
Academic Writing Across the Disciplines
Rhetoric of the Body
Introduction to Science & Technology Studies
Writing Studies for Science Students
Written Commmunication for Information Sciences