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Stewart Whittemore

Stewart Whittemore Associate Professor/Core Composition Director
8060 Haley Center
(334) 844-9028

Office Hours

  • Monday 10-12:00 pm
  • Wednesday 10-12:00 pm


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, 2019