Service

Service to the Profession

Aside from departmental and university service, I engage my field in numerous ways. I hold membership in the following professional organizations:

Currently, I serve as the social media manager and a member of the communications team for SIGDOC. I facilitate community exchanges on Facebook, Twitter, and other digital platforms, as well as communicate updates from SIGDOC to our members & friends.

I am also co-chair of the CPTSC administrators committee (with Julia Romberger), working with colleagues from technical and professional communication academic programs to create open-access materials for programmatic development.

Since August 2019, I have been on the faculty editorial review board for Xchanges, a student journal in technical communication and writing studies.

I have also reviewed manuscripts for the following journals and collections:

I am an advocate for student-friendly conferences in our field, particularly:

To help graduate students and scholars navigate our disciplinary terrains, I am curating crowd-sourced lists of publishers/journals and professional conferences:

Public Writing

Moses, J. & Tham, J. (2019, April 2). Slacker alert: How to overcome slanxiety in every collaborative writing project. Medium. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2P9SLEY 

Tham, J. & Moses, J. (2019, March 25). Is design thinking the key to your next corporate writing gig? Medium. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2ZbVnqn 

Moses, J. & Tham, J. (2019, March 12). What could be worse than team writing projects? Medium. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2IlWkHn 

Tham, J. & Moses, J. (2019, March 5). How we use design thinking to support collaborative writing. Medium. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2KEhF0N 

Moses, J. & Tham, J. (2019, March 1). Five collaborative writing roles that makes sense––and some that don’t. Medium. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2ZaCbJI 

Moses, J. & Tham, J. (2019, February 25). Four ideas for creating a collaborative writing environment that works. Medium. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2Uk8X7w 

Moses, J. & Tham, J. (2019, February 21). Stop using traditional writing process models for team-writing projects. Medium. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2DbQ5lk 

Tham, J. (2014, May 11). SCSU, community welcomed, taught me. St. Cloud Times, Times. Retrieved from http://on.sctimes.com/2FkTv8I 

Tham, J. (2014, April 13). Social media worsen MH370 tragedy. St. Cloud Times. Retrieved from  http://on.sctimes.com/1oXV3pR 

Tham, J. (2014, March 9). Lessons, Gadgets can mesh. St. Cloud Times. Retrieved from http://on.sctimes.com/2oYA4Y3 

Tham, J. (2014, February 9). Coke ad shows U.S. beauty. St. Cloud Times. Retrieved from http://on.sctimes.com/2G0SLCx 

Tham, J. (2014, January 17). Keep the resolutions afloat. St. Cloud Times. Retrieved from http://on.sctimes.com/2FA4FW8 
Between January 25, 2010 and May 11, 2014, I have written 80+ op-ed pieces for the student newspaper University Chronicle at St. Cloud State University, where I also served as opinion editor (2011-2012) and managing editor (2013-2014). These op-eds are available upon request.