Pamela Siska has been with MIT's Writing and Communication Center since 1993, and she was a contributor to the MIT-authored The Mayfield Handbook of Technical & Scientific Writing
. For the past eight years she has taught graduate writing classes for MIT's Supply Chain Management program. Pamela holds an MA in English from Boston University, where she taught writing and literature courses before coming to MIT. She has published articles on medieval, Romantic, and Victorian literature as well a chapter on Mary Shelley in Material Women, 1750–1950: Consuming Desires and Collecting Practices
(Ashgate, 2009). She is currently writing her dissertation on Percy Bysshe Shelley.