Michelle Maack Friederichs teaches technical communication courses at Minnesota State University, Mankato and is the current Techniques faculty advisor.
Her professional and academic background includes writing, teaching, and adminstration. Ms. Friederichs' technical communication background includes writing policies and procedures, institutional self-studies, training materials, brochures, and newsletters and presenting at corporate and academic conferences.
Her teaching experience includes undergraduate and graduate courses in technical communication, research methods, technology in curriculum, multicultural issues, desktop publishing, and English composition. Ms. Friederichs holds an MA in English with a concentration in technical communication from MSU and a BA in English from the College of St. Benedict. She is finishing her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. She is a former dean of instructional programs and has taught at St. Mary's School of Graduate Studies, Concordia University of St. Paul, and at Rasmussen College.
She enjoys teaching at MSU and looks forward to meeting and interacting with students. For leisure, Ms. Friederichs enjoys hiking, running, and researching.