Robert J. Bonk

Robert J. Bonk
Professor of professional writing
Widener University
Chester, Pennsylvania
USA

Robert J. Bonk

 

Robert J. Bonk, Ph.D., is professor of professional writing at Widener University, in Chester, Pennsylvania, USA.  With educational credentials encompassing technical communication as well as healthcare science, Dr. Bonk focuses his research on the pedagogies of open education for experiential community engagement, as well as healthcare contexts of communication.  His research findings have been published and presented both locally and internationally.  His third book, Writing for Today’s Healthcare Audiences, was published in 2015 by the Broadview Press.  In 2009, he was named a Fellow of the American Medical Writers Association.  Prior to joining academia, Dr. Bonk led the communication area of an international pharmaceutical firm.  His personal pursuits include ice dance and watercolors.