Meet the Instructors

Mary-Colleen Jenkins

Mary-Colleen Jenkins is a lecturer for the UW College of Engineering and a freelance editor and writing coach. In addition to teaching in the Certificate in Editing program, Mary-Colleen teaches the Introduction to Technical Communications course to undergraduate engineering students. In her 20-plus years as an educator, she has taught style and grammar, composition, research writing and technical editing courses to both professionals and undergraduate students. As a freelance editor, she focuses on technical and business genres, and often wears many editing hats for a single project. In 2018, Mary-Colleen won the New Instructor Teaching Excellence Award for her work with the Certificate of Editing class. She has a master’s degree in literature from Ohio University.