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Heidi Von Ludewig

Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media, 2014


Heidi is an interdisciplinary scholar whose passion lies at the intersection of interpersonal communication, technical communication, professional communication, computer-mediated communication and psychology. Her main research context is the workplace. She received her BS in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1995, after working as an internet developer and interface designer. In 1998, she returned to Rensselaer to pursue an MS in Technical Communication and an MS in Computer Science. From 2000 to 2013, Heidi worked as a software engineer at IBM and Fidelity Investments, both in Research Triangle Park, while pursuing her Ph.D. in CRDM, which she completed in 2014. Since graduating, Heidi established Brainbidextrous, a creativity and social engineering consulting firm.