Carnegie Mellon University

Emily DeJeu

Emily DeJeu

Assistant Teaching Professor of Business Communication

  • TEP - Tepper Building - Room 4133
  • 412-268-5120
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


  • Carnegie Mellon University - Ph D - 2022
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Summa Cum Laude) - MA - 2018
  • Grove City College (Magna Cum Laude) - BA - 2004


  • The Topoi of Small Business Entrepreneurship
    (author(s): Emily B. DeJeu)
    Written Communication, accepted
  • Comparing Disciplinary Variation in Student Writing across National Contexts
    Between Invention and Audience: DocuScope and the Rhetorical Approach to Corpus Analysis (David West Brown and Danielle Zawodny Wetzel, eds.)
    (author(s): David West Brown, Emily B. DeJeu)
    John Benjamins Publishing, forthcoming
  • Rhetorical Strategies of Nonprofit Grant Writing
    Grants and Grant Writing as a Rhetorical Activity (Barbara L’eplattenier, ed.)
    (author(s): Emily B. DeJeu)
  • Writing Proposals
    Part of The Modular Technical and Professional Communication Series
    (author(s): Joanna Wolfe, Emily B. DeJeu)
    Bedford/St. Martin imprint of MacMillan Learning, forthcoming
  • The Ethics of Delivering Bad News: Evaluating Impression Management Strategies in Corporate Financial Reporting
    (author(s): Emily B. DeJeu)
    Journal of Business and Technical Communication 36(2), 2022

Awards and Honors

  • Association for Business Communication - Distinguished Publication Award Recipient (2022)
  • Carnegie Mellon University - University Graduate Teaching Award Nominee (2022)
  • International Association of Business Communicators - Distinguished Publication Award Recipient (2022)
  • Carnegie Mellon University, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences - English Department Graduate Teaching Award Recipient (2021)

University Service

  • Representative to the Rhetoric Faculty, Carnegie Mellon University (2021 - 2222)
  • Writing & Communication Program Assistant Director Search Committee, Carnegie Mellon University (2021)
  • Global Communication Center Impact Committee, Carnegie Mellon University (2021)
  • Representative to the Graduate Studies Committee, Carnegie Mellon University (2020 - 2021)

Professional Activities

  • Member, IEEE Professional Communication Society
  • Member, Association for Business Communication
  • Member, Rhetoric Society of America