Jennifer Craig, M.S., M.A, is a Lecturer II in Writing, Rhetoric, and Professional Communication. Since arriving at MIT in 2002, she has taught primarily in Course 16 (Aerospace Engineering), the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics. In addition to teaching writing and oral presentation, she also addresses teamwork and collaborative issues in professional communication. Ms. Craig is also interested in ESL issues and has worked with non-native-speaking graduate students in an Engineering Manufacturing degree program based in Singapore. She also teaches ESL in community settings, most recently at Massachusetts General Hospital and Cambridge Center for Adult Education.
Prior to teaching at MIT, Ms. Craig taught at the University of Maine in Orono where she directed a Minor in Professional and Technical Writing. She also collaborated with the Department of New Media and with the College of Engineering, integrating writing and communication into the curricula. Prior to teaching at the University of Maine, Ms. Craig was a freelance technical editor and writer. Ms. Craig has written poetry, non-fiction and memoir; her work has been published in a number of literary journals.