Scott P. Sanders is Professor of English and Chair of the English Department. He has taught a variety of courses in technical and professional writing and editing at UNM since 1984. His research interests include editing, popular science writing, persuasive business and technical writing, ethics, and visual design. Sanders was General Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication (1990-93, 1997). He is Coauthor (with David Lind) of The Physics of Skiing, a general audience book on the mechanics of skiing and the physical properties of snow (American Institute of Physics Press, 1997). He won the National Council of Teachers of English award in 1989 for "Best Article in 1988 on Theory of Technical or Scientific Communication," received a Distinguished Educator Award from the Public Service Company of New Mexico (1992), and is an Associate Fellow of the Society for Technical Communication (1998).