Prince George's Community College

301 Largo Rd.

Largo, MD 20774

office ph. (301) 322-0578

fax (301) 322-0594



Melinda Kramer is professor of English and chair of the English Department at Prince George's Community College, where she teaches business communication, argumentative writing, English composition, and mythology, legend, and folklore. She also has served as a professorial lecturer in management communications for Georgetown University's MBA program. Her students have included many employees from U.S. government agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency, NASA, the Secret Service, Dept. of Defense, and the United States Congress, as well as employees of multinational businesses. Dr. Kramer is a recipient of the Prince George's Community College Faculty Excellence Award for innovative teaching and outstanding service.

Professor Kramer is also an external consultant and communications trainer for many businesses and industries including TRW Inc., Clark Equipment Company, Blue Cross-Blue Shield, Eli Lilly & Co., Bell Telephone, Chevy Chase Federal Savings Bank, General Electric, and the Center for Leadership in Health Care, as well as educational institutions and professional associations. She is president of her own consulting firm, REMARKramer, Inc.

She has given numerous conference presentations and workshops on topics ranging from mythology and film, to organizational culture, to international business communication. In addition, she has published articles and textbooks, including the Prentice Hall Handbook for Writers, 12th edition.. Her most recent book is Business Communication in Context, published by Prentice Hall in February 2001.

She is a member of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, the Association for Business Communication, the National Council of Teachers of English, and is on the board of the Association of Professional Communication Consultants.

Dr. Kramer received her B.A. from Earlham College and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Purdue University. Before moving to the Washington, D.C., area, she taught managerial communications in the master's program at Purdue University's Krannert School of Management and served as author and editor of the school's external publications.