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  • Retired consultant to business and government
  • Retired Professor of Business Communication (with tenure), Marymount University, Arlington, VA (1986–2006)
  • Recipient of Marymount's Outstanding Faculty award (honoring the university's top professor)
  • Author of eight books on writing and speaking—one with retail sales over $3,500,000


  • Ph.D., University of Iowa
  • M.A., University of Florida
  • B.S., U. S. Air Force Academy

Books Published

  • Writing & Speaking at Work (Prentice Hall)
  • Plain English at Work (Oxford University Press)
  • A Practical Guide for Business Speaking (Oxford University Press)
  • Plain English Approach to Business Writing (Oxford University Press)
  • Writing Clearly (Charles E. Merrill)
  • Writing Research Papers (Holt, Rinehart & Winston)
  • The Practical Writer with Readings (Thomson/Heinle)
  • The Practical Writer (Thomson/Heinle)

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