Biomedical writing, control theory, curriculum development, 20th century dystopian fiction
Ms Harvey began her career in 1984 as a technical writer at Honeywell, documenting residential and commercial control systems. She went on to build an independent writing and communications consulting business specializing in biomedical devices, industrial controls, and simulation used in education. Clients have included Medtronic Inc. and Ceridian Corp., Minneapolis; LonMark International, San Jose, CA; and Wilder Foundation, Saint Paul, MN.
Ms Harvey is also an adjunct instructor at North Dakota State University, Fargo, teaching web-based technical-writing and grant-writing courses.
Partial list of publications:
"Understanding Prenatal Drug Exposure" and "Understanding Prenatal Alcohol Exposure," curricula published by Realityworks Inc., 2008.
"Understanding Shaken Baby Syndrome," curriculum published by Realityworks Inc., 2007.
"Adventures in Cost-Savings: Merging Technical Publications and Marketing Communications Departments at Honeywell Inc.," paper presented a Society for Technical Communications' annual meeting, Atlanta, GA, 1993.
"Honeywell Engineering Manual of Automatic Control," textbook co-written and co-edited for Honeywell Inc., current edition 1988.
Courses taught at UST:
Technical Communication -- SEIS 605
M.B.A., Marketing, University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, MN M.A., English, North Dakota State University, Fargo B.A., Philosophy and English, Minnesota State University - Moorhead