Scott A. Mogull is an Associate Professor of scientific and technical communication in the Department of English at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX. His research focuses on scientific and medical communication, scientific communication ethics, and commercialization of scientific technology. He has published research in the fields of microbiology, technical communication, medical writing, and medical rhetoric. For nearly a decade, Mogull has worked in the biotechnology, biodefense, and molecular diagnostics industry as a scientific communicator, product manager, marketing manager, and coordinator of global technical information. Since 2008, he has been on the editorial board of Technical Communication Quarterly the journal of the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW).