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Faculty Directory » Charles Sides

Communications Media

Office Hours:

Semester: Spring 2019


Office Information:

Room Number: Conlon 343
Phone: 978-665-3548

Courses Taught:

Director, Internship Program


Ph.D. University of Massachusetts - Amherst, 1981
M.A. Clemson University, 1976
B.A. Clemson University, 1974

Research Interests:

Technical Communication
Rhetoric and Grammar
First Amendment Freedoms
Southern Literature and Culture

Current Projects:

"The First Amendment and Why It Matters," book in development.

"On Values," article in development.

Representative Publications:

Executive Editor, Journal of Technical Writing and Communication.

Co-Editor, Routledge Series on Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture.

The Right to Write: College Communication and the First Amendment, Kona Publishing, 2017.

How to Write and Present Technical Information, 4th Edition, ABC-CLIO, 2017.

Freedom of Information in a Post 9-11 World, Baywood Publishing Company, 2006.

Internships: Theory & Practice, Baywood Publishing Company, 2007. Co-authored with Ann Mrvica.

Technical Communication Frontiers, ATTW, 1994.

Professional Affiliations:

Association of Teachers of Technical Writing
Council of Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication