Reed Stratton


Reed Strattonreed.stratton@uwsp.edu
715-346-2894
409 CPS

Professional Title:

Assistant Professor of Business

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Professional and Technical Writing: University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee
  • MFA in Creative Writing: Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • B.A. in Written Communication: Lakeland University, Sheboygan, WI

Teaching:

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Business Communication, UW-Stevens Point, 2017-present
  • English Instructor, UW-Milwaukee, 2011-16
  • Communication Specialist in Engineering, UW- Milwaukee, 2010-11
  • English Instructor, Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, 2007-10
  • English Lecturer, Marquette University, 2007-10
  • Creative Writing Instructor, Minnesota State University, Mankato 2004-07

Courses Taught

  • Workplace Writing
  • Business Writing
  • Technical Writing for Engineers
  • Developmental Writing
  • Composition and Rhetoric
  • Advanced Composition and Rhetoric
  • Creative Writing
  • Creative Nonfiction Workshop
  • First Year Experience

Publications:

  • "Dan Chaon.” The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Writers and Their Work. Facts on File, 2010. “Right Here Right Now.” The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Writers and Their Work. Facts on File, 2010.
  • “Bad with Names.” (fiction) Blue Earth Review. Spring 2006: 31-32. “Rivers and Women.” (nonfiction) Blue Earth Review Winter 2005: 39-41.

Conference Presentations:

  • “Seizing Opportunities to Move from ‘Say’ to ‘Do:’ The Very Real Work of Enhancing Public Sphere Literacy.” North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing, 2013.
  • “Bodies of Knowledge: The Effects of Nonverbal Cues on Class Participation in Composition.” Those Who Can, Teach, Milwaukee, WI, 2012.
  • “Computers in the Creative Writing Classroom.” Great Plains Alliance for Computers and Writing, Mankato, MN, 2006.
  • “Newspaper Writing Critiques” Associate Collegiate Press Best of the Midwest Convention, Minneapolis, MN, 2006.  
  • “Making Them Talk: An Interactive Approach to Effective Interviews for Feature and Human Interest Stories.” Associate Collegiate Press Best of the Midwest Convention. Minneapolis, MN, 2006.
  • “Going Undercover: Exploring Literary Journalism and Immersion Reporting.” Associate Collegiate Press Best of the Midwest Convention, Minneapolis, MN, 2005.
  • “The Craft of Nonfiction.” Minnesota State University Creative Writing Conference, Mankato, MN, 2004.
  • “Shtick em’ up: The Art of Lighthearted Journalism.” Associate Collegiate Press Best of the Midwest Convention, Minneapolis, MN, 2004.
  • “The Night of the Living Deadline.” Associate Collegiate Press Best of the Midwest Convention, Minneapolis, MN, 2004.

Research Interests:

  • Place-based Innovation
  • Business Storytelling
  • Improvisation in the Classroom
  • Empathy in Audience Analysis
  • Design Thinking
  • Classical Rhetoric
  • Cross-disciplinary Collaboration
  • Technology’s Effect on Writing  
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Servant Leadership

Service:

  • Small Group Leader, Woodlands Church, Plover, Wisconsin
  • Short-term Missionary to Guatemala City, Potter’s House Ministry
  • Adult Basic Education Tutor, Literacy Services of Wisconsin
  • DECA Volunteer, Stevens Point Area Senior High School (SPASH)

Schedule:

​Monday ​Tuesday ​Wednesday ​Thursday ​Friday
8-9:15 a.m.
BUS 300-1
CCC 307
7-9:30 a.m.
E-Office Hours

8-9:15 a.m.
BUS 300-1
CCC 307
7-9:30 a.m.
E-Office Hours

7-9:30 a.m.
E-Office Hours

9:30-10:45 a.m.
BUS 300-2
CCC 307

9:30-10:45 a.m.
BUS 300-2
CCC 307


12-1:45 p.m.
Office Hours
11-3:30 p.m.
Office hours




2-3:15 p.m.
BUS 301-5
CCC 206

2-3:15 p.m.
BUS 301-5
CCC 206



4-7 p.m.
BUS 740
CCC 124


 

 Other appointments available upon request