UT Dallas School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication ATEC


Carie Lambert

Clinical Professor
Associate Director of Rhetoric

Dr. Lambert worked as a technical writer and medical editor in industry for 14 years, consulting with ob/gyns, surgeons, endocrinologists, and oncologists. She edited medical textbooks, specialized in composing NIH and NSF grants, and helped medical faculty to research, publish, teach, and communicate more effectively.

She earned her MA in Technical Writing from the University of North Texas in 2008 and then attended Texas Tech University to earn her PhD in Technical Communication & Rhetoric with an emphasis in medical rhetoric and new media. She then completed a postdoctoral program through the Graduate School and the Center for Ethics and Spirituality at the Health Sciences Center at Texas Tech University, researching ethics as related to medicine and technology. Her research focuses on the ethics of online research, new media, information design, and medical communication.


PhD, Technical Communication and Rhetoric, Texas Tech University, 2012
MA, Technical Writing, University of North Texas, 2008
BA, English (journalism minor), Baylor University, 1991