Teaching in 2019
- as Course Lecturer
- as Course Coordinator and Lecturer
Derek Wallace is director of the writing programme (academic and professional writing) in the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies.
Current research projects
Derek's research interests, most of which are interrelated, include:
- Rhetoric of public policy development
- Discourses of temporality
- Techniques for managing the future
- Discourses of historical interpretation
- Theory and practice of technology
- Changes in stylistic and editing conventions
- Legal discourse
Writing and the management of power: Producing public policy in New Zealand”. In Charles Bazerman and David R. Russell (eds.), Writing selves/writing societies: Research from activity perspectives. Perspectives on writing, 428–482. Fort Collins, Colorado: The WAC Clearinghouse and Mind, Culture, and Activity, http://wac.colostate.edu/books/selves_societies/
From Future States to Images of Identity Published in foresight, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2007, pp. 26-36, and subsequently the basis for the final two chapters of Governing the Future.
Selection of publications
Derek is the recent author of Governing the Future (Common Ground, 2011) and, with Janet Hughes, Fit to Print: The Writing & Editing Style Guide for Aotearoa New Zealand (Dunmore, 2010).