Bio

Dr. Myers earned her bachelor’s and doctoral degrees at Carnegie Mellon University.

Education:

D.A. (Doctor of Arts), Carnegie Mellon University
Doctoral thesis: Written Communication at the Managerial and Professional/Technical Levels: a Case Study.
This was an empirical research project conducted with the cooperation of a Fortune-100 company and used classical and contemporary rhetorical theories to study professional and business managerial communication in a Fortune-100 firm.

M.L.S. (Master of Library & Information Sciences), University of Pittsburgh

B.A., English, Carnegie Mellon University

Dr. Mildred Myers  is the author of two books published by the American Bankers Association:

  • Writing Skills for Bankers
  • Older Bank Customers: An Expanding Market

Dr. Myers also co-authored:

  • Social Auditing:  Evaluating the Impact of Corporate Programs (Praeger Publishers).

Articles have been published in:

  • The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • The Conference Board Magazine
  • Journal of the American Planning Association
  • Management Review
  • Research in Corporate Social Policy
  • Women’s Studies in Communication
  • Business and Society Review
  • Special Libraries
  • Journal of Education for Librarianship

Dr. Myers reviews books on business communication and on business ethics for Choice, a bibliographic journal used by academic libraries to select books for their collection.

Dr. Myers serves on the Board of Directors of WQED Multimedia, the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (chairing the Development & Community Engagement committee), and YWCA Greater Pittsburgh.