Adam Breckenridge joins the Humanities and Social Sciences Department, teaching a variety of courses. Prior to this position, he taught First Year Composition, Professional Writing, and Communication for Engineers at the University of Tampa and the University of South Florida.
Adam has been exploring how emerging technologies have changed workplace communication. Incorporating social media, blogs, websites, and Twitter into course content, his students explore ethical questions relating to privacy and the dangers of misinterpretation when writing in a public space. Adam was also involved in creating the program, contributing to the textbook, and creating projects for the standardized curriculum for First Year Composition at the University of South Florida. In addition to teaching, Adam is an accomplished writer, contributing to professional journals and textbooks, and writing fiction.
Adam holds a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition from the University of South Florida, a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Creative Writing from Antioch University, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature from the University of Hawaii.