Merryman, Walter | Faculty
Ph.D., Lecturer in Technical Communication, College of Engineering
310 Gorguze Family Laboratory
Walter is a Lecturer in the Program in Technical Communication. In the classroom, Walter
focuses on having students develop a self-aware writing process so that they can practice and
improve communication skills in future classes and professional contexts. He also instructs with
the goal of helping students understand the disciplinary and critical thinking expectations applied
to particular assignments.
Prior to coming to Michigan, Walter served as a Teaching Fellow for the Writing Across the
Curriculum and English 1 programs at University of California, Riverside, and he has taught
World Literature courses at multiple institutions. His approach to learning and teaching has also
been shaped by learning to play multiple instruments at different phases of life.
Ph.D., Comparative Literature, University of California, Riverside
M.A., Bowling Green State University, English Literature
B.A., Bowling Green State University, English Literature