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Nicky Adams

Principal Lecturer; Coordinator of Writing Internship Program

Full-Time Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences: English


Email: Nicky Adams
Phone: 937-229-3423
HM 212


  • M.A., English/Organizational Communication, Wright State University, 1992
  • B.S., Education, Miami (Ohio) University, 1988


Nicky Adams teaches professional writing courses with a focus on community-engaged learning and coordinates writing internship experiences. An active Education Abroad faculty member, she has taught summer courses in England, Ireland, Spain, and Italy focusing on cultural differences in workplace communication. In 2015, she received the College of Arts and Sciences award for Outstanding Contribution by a Non-Tenure Track Faculty Member.

Through her LLC, Workplace Communication Consulting, Nicky regularly facilitates professional development workshops for UD's Center for Leadership and other area organizations.

Courses taught

  • ENG 368: Introduction to Professional and Technical Writing
  • ENG 369: Writing in Organizations
  • ENG 370: Report and Proposal Writing
  • ENG 372: Business and Professional Writing
  • ENG 392: Writing for Grants and Nonprofits
  • ENG 485: Writing Internship
  • MPA 565: Grant Writing (Master's in Public Administration Program)

Professional activities

  • Faculty Mentor, Department of English
  • Education Abroad Faculty Member, UD Center for International Programs
  • Corporate Trainer, UD Center for Leadership
  • Owner/Facilitator, Workplace Communication Consulting LLC