Job Title: Senior Lecturer in Professional Communication
Organization: Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL)
Degree(s): Master's of arts in English and history, Ph.D. in English
Dr. Jan Hewitt, Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL), teaches engineering graduate students how to write and speak clearly and persuasively about their research. They learn how to explain complex material to a range of audiences, from expert to those not in their field of research. For many years Dr. Hewitt has also taught courses and workshops for Continuing Studies. She holds a master's degree in English from the University of Michigan, as well as a master's degree in history and a Ph.D. in English from Rice University.