Guiseppe Getto's research focuses on the development of communication infrastructure for organizations engaged in social justice projects, and the implementation of democratic communication and design frameworks within professional organizations.He has consulted and formed research and service-learning partnerships with many non-profits and businesses, including iFixit.com, a technical writing firm that hosts a wiki-based DIY repair website in order to reduce e-waste and encourage the sustainability of technological devices.
B.A. University of Nevada-Reno
M.A. California State University-Fresno
M.F.A. California State University-Fresno
Ph.D. Michigan State University
Primary Areas of Research/Teaching User Experience (UX) Design
Social Justice and Civic Engagement
Communication Infrastructure and Capacity-Building
Cushman, E., Getto, G., and Ghosh, S. (2013). Learning with communities in a praxis of new media. In Wilkey, C. and Mauriello, N. (Eds.), Texts of consequence: Composing rhetorics of social activism for the writing classroom (pp. 295-315). New York, NY: Hampton Press.
Getto, G. and Silva, M. (2012). Doing multimodal research the easy way: A workflow for making sense of technologically complex communication situations. Proceedings of the 30th ACM international conference on design of communication, 89-94.
Getto, G., Cushman, E., and Ghosh, S. (2011). Community mediation: Writing in communities and enabling connections through new media. Computers and Composition, 28, 160-74.