Pamela Siska has been a lecturer in MIT's Writing, Rhetoric and Professional Communication program since 1993 and was a contributor to The Mayfield Handbook of Technical & Scientific Writing. Pamela holds an MA in English from Boston University, where she taught writing and literature courses before coming to MIT. She has published articles on medieval, Victorian, and Romantic literature and is currently writing her D. Litt. thesis on Percy Bysshe Shelley. She is also a freelance editor.