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Stewart Whittemore

Stewart Whittemore

Associate Professor


Stewart Whittemore

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8060 Haley Center

Office Hours

Tuesday, Thursday 1-4 pm

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.