Department of English

Stewart Whittemore

Stewart Whittemore Associate Professor
8060 Haley Center
(334) 844-9028

Office Hours

  • Monday Research Leave
  • Tuesday Research Leave
  • Wednesday Research Leave
  • Thursday Research Leave
  • Friday Research Leave


Stewart Whittemore is an assistant 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.

Representative Publications

  • 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.

Last Updated: January 22, 2020