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 Expert  108316

Expert in Organizational Communication, Leadership Training, Technical Communication. etc.

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Minnesota (MN)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has extensive experience assessing and developing technical communication programs and designing related courses and workshops. He has taught technical writing classes in both college and business environments. As the co-author of three college textbooks and numerous scholarly articles and papers, Expert has been recognized as an expert on the effectiveness of technical communication.


technical communication


technical speech communication


technical education

Expert has applied his knowledge of communication principles to corporate and nonprofit organizational development. He has consulted with major corporations on employee information programs, team building programs, leadership development, and human resource development. He can answer questions on organizational behavior, communication, conflict, and change.

organizational development


organization redesigning


organizational behavior


organizational structure


team building


organizational communication


communications program

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota;  Saint Paul, Minnesota;  Rochester, Minnesota;  Burnsville, Minnesota;  Saint Cloud, Minnesota;  Eden Prairie, Minnesota;  Minnetonka, Minnesota;  and Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1969   Ph.D.   Communication   Purdue University  
1964   M.A.   Communication   University of Illinois  
1961   B.S.   Communication   Northwestern University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1983 to





Adjunct Professor


1981 to 1995


University of Minnesota





1973 to 1980


University of Minnesota


Laboratory for Research in Scientific Communication


Founder and Coordinator


1972 to 1979


University of Minnesota


Department of Rhetoric


Professor and Head


1983 to 1985


University of Minnesota


Humphrey Institue of Public Affairs


Research Director, Information Project and Adjunct Professor


1980 to 1980


East-West Communication Institute, Honolulu



Research Fellow


1970 to 1972


Governors State University, Illinois



Director of Communication, Professor of Communication Science


Career Accomplishments:
Professional Appointments

Expert was a National Advisory Committee member for the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer from 1979-82. He has served as a principal investigator for research funded by various state, federal, and private agencies.


Expert received the Certificate of Appreciation from the University of Minnesota President's Distinguished Faculty Mentor Program in 1993.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Annual Conference of the Society for Technical Communication  
 - Journal of Communication Therapy  
 - International Communication Association Convention  
 - Conflict and Change Center, University of Minnesota  
 - Minnesota Wellspring  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1974 to 1982   Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer   Consultant   Expert worked on the training and development of technology transfer programs for Federal laboratories.

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
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Additional Skills and Services:
Other Skills and Services

Expert has developed programs for evaluating Internet applications useful to educational institutions as well as in training programs. He can provide advice on online information systems and publishing.


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