Prof. Gerald Alred

Gerald J. Alred, Professor Emeritus

email: alred@uwm.edu
phone: 414-229-4569
office: Curtin Hall 566
website: www.uwm.edu/~alred
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Degree(s):

PhD, English, Miami University, 1971-74
MA, English, University of Dayton, 1968
BA, English and Engineering, University of Dayton, 1965

Research Interests:

Professional Writing Theory and Pedagogy
Cross-Cultural Theory and Professional Writing
Bibliographic Research
Negative Messages in Business Communication

Teaching Interests:

Advanced Technical and Professional Writing
Professional Writing Theory and Pedagogy
Cross-Cultural Business Communication
Writing for Business Management

Other Relevant Activities:

Associate Editor, Journal of Business Communication
Editorial Board of the Journal of Business and Technical Communication
Coordinator, Graduate Certificate in International Technical Communication
Jay R. Gould Award Recipient and STC Associate Fellow

Recent Publications:

Alred, Gerald J. "Bridging Cultures: The Academy and the Workplace." Journal of Business Communication 43.2 (April 2006): 79-88.

Alred, Gerald J. "Academic and Practitioner Perspectives on Essential Works in Technical Communication." ATTW Bulletin 15.1 (Spring 2005): 11-13.

Alred, Gerald J. "Essential Works on Technical Communication." Technical Communication 50.4 (November 2003): 585-616. [50th Anniversary Edition]

Alred, Gerald J. "A Review of Technical Communication Programs outside the United States." Journal of Business and Technical Communication 15.1 (January 2001): 111-121.

Alred, Gerald J., Charles T. Brusaw, and Walter E. Oliu. The Business Writer's Handbook. 8th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006.

Alred, Gerald J., Charles T. Brusaw, and Walter E. Oliu. Handbook of Technical Writing. 8th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006.