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Mahli Mechenbier teaches Technical Writing, Professional Writing, and College Writing at Kent State University: Geauga as a three-year-renewable Senior Lecturer. She was a member of NCTE's Committee for Effective Practices for Online Writing Instruction and was an editor for the OWI’s Open Resource (2013 – 2016). Her research focuses on how academic administrations manage distance learning and the intellectual property rights of contingent faculty.

Laura Wilson has an MA in English with a concentration in Scientific and Technical Communication from Bowling Green State University. She has worked as a technical writer and editor and has taught technical, professional, and business writing at the University of Cincinnati since 2005, where she is an Associate Professor Educator. Laura is passionate about her work and her students; beyond technical writing, she enjoys teaching courses on social media, rhetoric, and web authoring.

Lisa Melonçon is a professor of technical communication at the University of South Florida. Her teaching and research focuses on the programmatic and professionalization dimensions of technical and professional communication, research methodologies, and the rhetoric of health and medicine.



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