Melinda G. Kramer has been a communication consultant to businesses and industries including Choice Hotels, Eli Lilly & Co., TRW Inc., Clark Equipment Company, Blue Cross-Blue Shield, General Electric, Bell Telephone Company, as well as leading writing workshops for hundreds of college and university administrative staff throughout the nation. She is the author of journal articles and textbooks, including Business Communication in Context: Principles and Practice (Prentice Hall) and the Prentice Hall Handbook for Writers. Melinda is Emerita Professor of English at Prince George’s Community College in Maryland, serving 11 years as English Department chair. She has taught business and managerial communication for over 30 years to undergraduates and MBA students at Georgetown University and Purdue University. Before joining the Prince George’s faculty, she spent ten years as director of management communications at Purdue’s business school.
Professor Kramer received her B.A. from Earlham College and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Purdue University.