Pamela Chisum

Visiting Assistant Professor

First-Year Integrated Core



Pamela Chisum joined Miami in 2016, as a professor of BUS 102: Foundations of Business Communication, after 3 years as the Professional Writing Program Director at Fairfield University in CT. Pam has over 20 years of business experience in a wide variety of fields, including office furniture, technical writing, managing the customer service and training departments for a telecommunications software company (where she learned SQL), and curriculum development for the Behavioral Health Department of the U.S. Government. She received her Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition from Washington State University in 2013. Her research interests include how American Indians (NDNs) are using social media to reclaim agency, and disability studies. Pam has taken 2 undergraduate students as panel participants to national and international conferences, and enjoys encouraging students to share their experiences and engage in scholarly work. She is accompanied by her medical alert service dog, Maya.



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