Jennifer Boyce Ciroli
Advanced Software Product Design Professional, IBM Software Group
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgJennifer has been working as a writer, information architect, and user advocate in the software industry since 1995. After she completed the MAPW program at CMU, Jennifer was the first technical writer at a small startup software and services company. She later accepted a technical writing position at Transarc (now IBM). where she's tested and documented many different software products, including those in the WebSphere family.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Temple University; Director of Evaluation and Scholarship, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Allegheny Health Network
Mario Castagnaro received his Ph.D. in LCS from CMU in 2009, and has taught at the college level for over 15 years in Western Pennsylvania. In his current position, Dr. Castagnaro works with residency program leadership to maintain accreditation, develop curriculum, and to create faculty development initiatives. He also conducts resident workshops focusing on writing, career development, delivering feedback, and professionalism.
Senior Copywriter, Shift Collaborative
Andrew Gordon has a passion for effective communication. A 2012 graduate of the Masters of Arts in Professional Writing (MAPW) program at Carnegie Mellon, Andrew specializes in written communication geared toward "users" rather than just audiences; that is to say his focus is on writing not to simply entertain, but writing to educate, instruct, convince, or otherwise activate readers.
Document and Information Design
Reading and Writing in an Academic Context
Writing for the Professions
Circulation Marketing Manager, Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Email: email@example.comThomas F. O'Boyle is a writer, teacher and media executive who has worked in newspaper publishing for more than three decades. A former staff writer, foreign correspondent and editor for The Wall Street Journal, he has worked since 1994 for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette as assistant managing editor in the newsroom and, for the last decade, on the paper’s business side. He is currently a senior executive in charge of audience development for print and digital products. In this capacity, he has run many initiatives to broaden the Post-Gazette’s audience reach in emerging digital platforms.
Rachel Mennies Goodmanson, MFA
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgRachel Mennies Goodmanson holds degrees from Boston University and Penn State University. She teaches in the First-Year Writing Program at Carnegie Mellon University, and is the author of The Glad Hand of God Points Backwards, winner of the 2013 Walt McDonald First-Book Prize from Texas Tech University Press.
Jennifer Keating-Miller, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Research and National Fellowships, Carnegie Mellon University
Email: email@example.comJennifer Keating-Miller joined CMU in 2009 as the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Research and National Fellowships. Administering programs like SURG, SURF, and ISURG and facilitating application processes for nationally competitive fellowships like the Churchill Scholarship and the Rhodes Scholarship, amongst others, she works with students on writing research proposals and personal essays, which she draws from for coursework like “Presenting a Public Self,” the writing component of CMU’s Odyssey Program and other program development.
Art, Conflict and Technology in Northern Ireland
British and Irish Modernism
Nineteenth Century British and Literary Studies: The New Woman
Presenting a Public Self
Emily Mohn-Slate, MFA
Emily Mohn-Slate holds degrees from the Bennington Writing Seminars (MFA), Boston University (MA), and Colgate University (BA). She is the co-director of the Social Change Semester, which brings CMU students to India and Qatar for a service-learning semester abroad. Her poems are forthcoming or have appeared in Poet Lore, Indiana Review, Free State Review, The Fourth River, and elsewhere. She was runner-up for the 2014 Indiana Review Poetry Prize.
Senior Staff Writer, Former Science Editor and Assistant Managing Editor, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgMark Roth is a senior staff writer at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, specializing in medical and science issues. He has taught science writing at Carnegie Mellon since 2007, and was the newspaper's first science editor in the 1980s.
Assistant Director, Global Communication Center
Nisha holds degrees from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Vermont. She is the Assistant Director of the Global Communication Center, and has six years of writing center experience. Nisha especially enjoys helping CMU students convey the importance of their innovative ideas, in both the sciences and humanities. Her academic interests include STEM writing, writing pedagogy, and visual communication.
Interpretation and Argument
Multimedia Designer, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University; Adjunct Faculty, Carnegie Mellon University School of Design; Adjunct Faculty, Pittburgh Filmmakers
Website: email@example.comBrian Staszel is an adjunct faculty member in the CMU School of Design and has been the Multimedia Designer for the CMU Robotics Institute since 2002. In addition to shooting and editing narratives on film, he is interested in creating immersive, interactive experiences that blend emerging filmmaking technologies, design, programming and robotics.
Writing for Multimedia
Staff Writer, Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgSteve is a staff writer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, covering medical news for the business department. He has previously worked for newspapers in Alaska, Washington and Oregon and he was a member of the Longview, Wash. Daily News staff awarded the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the Mount St. Helens volcanic eruptions.
Introduction to Journalism & Investigative Journalism Project