Dr. Michael Martin
Asst. Professor of English/Director of the Professional Writing Minor/Departmental Internship Director

Michael Martin received his doctoral degree from Michigan Technological University in Rhetoric and Technical Communication. He has a Masters of Divinity degree from Luther Northwestern Seminary and a Bachelors of Arts from Dana College.

Contact Information
Office: 119B Bakeless Center for the Humanities
Office Phone: 570.389.4905
Fax: 570.389.3006
Home Phone: 570.317.2244 or @martinm0955
Office Hours (Fall 2014): MW 10 a.m. to 12 noon, T 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Teaching and Research Interests
Dr. Martin's primary interests include the application of ethics to Professional or Technical Communication. He has published chapters in both Technical Communication Quarterly and in a Technical Communcation Resource Book edited by Cynthia Selfe. His dissertation research on Dietrich Bonhoeffer was published in 2008. He is also interested in the role of technology in the writing process and has presented papers at Computers and Writing, Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication, 4 Cs and GPACW. He is on the Editorial Board of the journal Programmatic Perspectives: Journal of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication and serves on the national CPTSC Assessment Committee. He is just beginning work on a historical, fictional novel about European immigrants during World War II. He has taught First Year Writing for the Summer ACT 101 Project since coming to Bloomsburg. He is currently the departmental academic internship coordinator and serves on the university academic internship committee. He has done corporate writing and training for Gateway Computers and Chrysler Corporation.


Courses Taught
Foundations of College Writing
Bible as Literature
Writing in the Professions
Writing for the Internet
Writing for Multiple Media
Technical Writing
English Internship

Blogging Site
For current blog click here; for my old site and more reading click here

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