Biography: Kenneth A. Friedman

Lehigh University Science and Environmental Writing - professor, Kenneth A. Friedman
Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Journalism and Communication, Lehigh University (
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, in Man-Environment Relations. Research: The Influence of Interpersonal Communication on Environmental Perception and Decision Making.
M.A., American University, Soviet Area Studies
B.A., The Pennsylvania State University
Academic Positions 
Teaches or has taught  "Basic Science and Technical Writing," "Technical Communication," "Environment, the Public and the Media," "Editing," "News Writing," "Technical Writing for Engineers," and Internship advisor (1985-present).
Consulting on corporate and government environment, safety, health, risk and other technical communications to the public, employees, consumers, media and government. Training managers and technical experts in communicating risk information to the public and in dealing with the media. Writing and editing all forms of science and technical communications including computer documentation, manuals, standard operating procedures, work practice plans, reference manuals, newsletters; safety handbooks; environmental compliance reports; press releases; press fact sheets; research magazines; grant proposals; training materials; and all related materials. Training the news media in covering environmental and health risk issues. Teaching organization and writing of science, environmental and technical information.