Dana Cairns Watson

Dana Cairns Watson

Dana Cairns Watson
Continuing Lecturer
Primary Area: Science communication (with an emphasis on writing)

Office:102 Kaplan Hall


Teaching Interests:

English composition, rhetoric, and language for engineers; academic and technical writing for electrical and computer engineering; public science writing; professional writing, science journalism, rhetoric of social influence and public debate.


Research Interests:

20th C. American writers, literature and the environment, poetry and economics, Gertrude Stein, poetry and science,

Awards and Recognitions


2018 UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award
2008, 2015, 2019, 2020 UCLA Non-Senate Faculty Professional Development Awards