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Meet Our Faculty

Our faculty are experienced and dedicated to helping our students succeed. Most of our faculty have several years of professional experience working as technical communicators, and many of our classes leverage our connections with the Boise State campus and local area community to help our students network, land internships, and learn through hands-on, real-world application.

Director of Technical Communication

Roger Munger, Professor
Director of Technical Communication

Faculty Athletics Representative
Ph.D. in Communication and Rhetoric, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Interests: Writing for not-for-profits, Web 2.0, intercollegiate athletics, publications management, service learning
rmunger@boisestate.edu | (208) 426-4211 | LA-227


Technical Communication Faculty

Anna Lee, Instructor
M.A. in Technical Communication, Boise State University
Interests: Technical communication pedagogy, oral communication, marketing communication, technical communication ethics
annalee1@boisestate.edu

jennmallette_smJenn Mallette, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in English with Emphasis in Rhetoric and Composition, University of Arkansas
Interests: Gendered experience on writing and professional identities in engineering disciplines, rhetoric of science, feminist science and feminist composition, public science
jennifermallette@boisestate.edu | LA-209B

mikemarkley_smMichael Markley, Lecturer
Faculty Hiring Coordinator
M.A. in Technical Communication, Boise State University
Interests: Managing technical communication teams and projects, writing for nonprofit organizations, and emerging platforms for delivering technical content
michaelmarkley@boisestate.edu | LA-209A

heidinaylor_smHeidi Naylor, Lecturer
M.F.A. in Fiction Writing, Boise State University
Interests: Technical writing, fiction and features writing, editing, advocacy
heidinaylor@boisestate.edu | (208) 426-7015 | GW-110

debrapurdy_smDebra Purdy, Lecturer
Internships Coordinator
M.A. in Technical Communication, Boise State University
Interests: Audience analysis, usability testing, oral presentations, resume writing, visual rhetoric
debrapurdy@boisestate.edu | (208) 426-7060 | LA-211H

Carolyn QuinteroCarolyn Quintero, Instructor
M.A. in Technical Communication, Boise State University
Interests: Accessibility, document design, usability, user experience, web design
carolynquintero@boisestate.edu