Dr.Stephen Flaherty, Ph.D.

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Dr. Stephen Flaherty, who has been teaching writing for more than 39 years, holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. from Ohio State University, a B.A. in English from University of Massachusetts at Amherst, an M.B.A. from Capital University, and an active CPA certificate in Ohio and South Carolina. In addition to teaching introductory and intermediate composition, business communication, strategic managerial communication, and engineering writing for Ohio University, Dr. Flaherty has taught strategic managerial communication and technical writing at the University of Maryland’s University College. Dr. Flaherty currently holds titles of senior associate vice president emeritus and adjunct associate professor at Ohio University, where he has held administrative positions for more than 20 years. Dr. Flaherty has also taught at Ohio State University, and he has served on the faculty of DeVry Institute of Technology, earning the rank of professor. In addition, he was appointed to the administration at DeVry as academic dean of general education, business operations, and computer technology. He is the author of Business and Technical Communication: A Reader-Friendly Approach, Kendall-Hunt, 2002.