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Stewart Whittemore

Stewart Whittemore

Associate Professor


Stewart Whittemore

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8060 Haley Center

Office Hours

Tuesday 12–3:00 pm or by appointment

About Me

Stewart Whittemore is an associate professor of professional and technical communication. His current research interests include rhetorical theory, information management, and methodologies for studying workplace practices. Before pursuing a career in higher education, he worked for 10 years in the Atlanta area as a technical writer and trainer.

Research Interests

rhetoric and composition; technical and professional communication


  • Whittemore, S. Rhetorical Memory: A Study of Technical Communication and Information Management. Under contract with The University of Chicago Press.
  • Whittemore, S. (2012). Small texts, Big effects: How technical communicators used writing to influence design decisions in one software firm. Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Professional Communication Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Whittemore, S. (2012). Immutable mobiles revisited: A framework for evaluating the function of ephemeral texts in design arguments. Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 42(4).
  • Whittemore, S. (2009). Finding and learning: Exploring the information management practices of a technical communicator. Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Professional Communication Conference, Honolulu, HI.