Professor of Technical Communication Practice
- Master's Degree, Professional Writing, University of Southern California
- Bachelor's Degree, English, University of Pittsburgh
Stephen Bucher is a Professor of Technical Communication Practice at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. Since 2000 he has been the Director of the Engineering Writing Program (EWP). Awards and grants include the Teaching Has No Boundaries award, the USC Good Neighbors award, two Mellon Mentoring grants, and a Fund for Innovative Teaching award. He is the creator of and faculty advisor to Illumin magazine (https://illumin.usc.edu). His service efforts include chairing the University's Off-campus Studies Panel; serving on the University Committee on Curriculum (UCOC); co-chairing the Academic Senate's Faculty Rights and Responsibilities Committee; was a member of the Task Force on Workplace Standards and Employee Wellness; serving on the Working Group on University Culture; serving on the RTPC
Promotions Committee. He also serves as the inaugural Academic Integrity Coordinator forViterbi. In 2018, the Viterbi School presented him the John O'Brien Dean's Faculty Service Award. In the same year, the university's Academic Senate gave him the Distinguished Faculty Service Award.
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