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Nancy Coppola

Contact Info

Title: Professor of English
Office: 408 Cullimore
Phone: 973-596-5726
Dept: Humanities


About Me

As a humanist in a technological university, I believe in a user-centered approach to understanding technology. My field of technical communication allows me an interdisciplinary perspective for research and problem solving, which I have explored in areas such as technology transfer and outcomes assessment. I am committed to challenging my graduate students who, in turn, inspire me.


  • BA with Distinction in Communications, Simmons College
  • MA in English, Syracuse University
  • DA in English, Syracuse University  


Courses Taught

PTC 601 Advanced Professional and Technical Communication

PTC 644/MGMT 644 Communication in Technology Transfer and Innovation

ENG 356 Technical Writing in Distributed Environment



Research Interests

  • Communication in Technology Transfer and Innovation
  • Technical Communication Program Assessment
  • Core Competencies
  • Body of Knowledge