Welcome to my webpage.

I am a Professor of English and Director of the M.A. with a major in Technical Communication program.
My areas of academic specialization/interest are Technical Communication, Writing Program Administration, Technical Communication and Narrative, and Rhetoric and Composition. I developed undergraduate courses in technical writing and in Journalism at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, and I have been a practicing journalist.
My personal interests and hobbies include caring for my pet cats and dogs, taking photographs, reading maps, and, collecting rudists and fossils from my backyard.