Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications
Kessler, M. M., & Graham, S. S. (forthcoming). Terminal node problems: ANT 2.0 and prescription drug labels. Technical Communication Quarterly.

Card, D. J., Kessler, M. M., Graham, S. S. (forthcoming, 2018). Representing without representation: A feminist new material exploration of patient experience in federal pharmaceuticals policy. In A. Booher & J. Jung (Eds.), Feminist Rhetorical Science Studies. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press.

Kessler, M. M. (2016). Wearing an ostomy pouch and becoming an ostomate: A kairological approach to wearability. Rhetoric Society Quarterly, 46(3), 236-250.

Graham, S.S., Kessler, M.M., Card, D.J., Olson, M., Ahn, S., Sang-Yeon, K. (forthcoming). Conflicts of interest among patient and consumer representatives to FDA Drug Advisory Committees. Annals of Internal Medicine.

Klos, L. A., Greenleaf, C., Paly, N., Kessler, M. M., Shoemaker, C. G., & Suchla, E. A. (2015). Losing weight on reality tv: A content analysis of the weight loss behaviors and practices portrayed on The Biggest Loser. Journal of Health Communication, 20(6), 639-646.

Selected Presentations
Kessler, M.M. (2017). Toward advocacy and intervention in health and medicine. Association for Teachers of Technical Writing. Portland, OrR>

Kessler, M.M. (2016). Beyond a rhetoric of patient deficit: Using actor-network theory to diagnose the problem of prescription drug labels. Association for the Rhetoric of Science, Technology, and Medicine. Philadelphia, PA.

Kessler, M.M. (2015). Wearing an ostomy pouch and becoming an ostomate: Toward a rhetoric of wearability. National Communication Association Convention. Las Vegas, NV.

Graham, S.S., Kim, S.-Y., Kessler, M.M., Card, D.J., DeVasto, D.M., Ahn, S., Olson, M., Bubacy, F., Roberts, L. (2015). The Effects of Differential Inclusion on FDA Pharmaceuticals Policy Deliberation. Seventh International Conference on Science in Society. Chicago, IL.

Kessler, M.M. (2015). Terminal node problems: An actor-network analysis of prescription drug labels. Association for Teachers of Technical Writing. Tampa, FL.

Kessler, M.M., Graham, S.S., Card, D.J., Keith, W.M., Anderson, C. (2014). Packaging risk of innovation adoption: A rhetorical ethnography of continuing medical education. Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology. Chicago, IL.

Klos, L., Kessler, M., & Wheeler, L. (2013). Weight and weddings: a content analysis of diet and physical activity-related messages within bridal magazines. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Ghent, Belgium.

PhD, Technical and Professional Writing | 2017
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

MA, Technical and Professional Writing | 2014
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

BA, Technical and Professional Writing | 2013
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee