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Patrick Scanlon

Professor
School of Communication
College of Liberal Arts

Patrick Scanlon

Professor
School of Communication
College of Liberal Arts

Education

BA, Albany University; MA, Ph.D., University of Rochester

Bio

Professor Scanlon has been with the School of Communication since 1988. He has published on English Renaissance literature, fiction, literacy, technical writing, technical communication education, technical graphics, plagiarism, and the teaching of writing in distance learning programs. The focus of his research and publications over the past decade or so has been on plagiarism and self-plagiarism. He recently completed a book manuscript: Casting and Mending: How therapetuic fly fishing heals shattered minds and bodies.

Dr. Scanlon is the 2012 recipient of the Provost's Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award.

Positions Held

Institute Writing Director, 1994-1997
Chairman of Humanities, 1997-2000
Department of Communication Coordinator of Undergraduate Degree Programs, 2006-2011
Chairman of the Department of Communication, 2011-2014
Director of the School of Communication, 2014-2016

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