Rodney Merrill, M.P.H., Ph.D.

35798 Dow Lane
Astoria OR 97103 USA

Home Phone: (503) 325-8259
Business Phones: (503) 325-1835 or (503) 741-9616 (voicemail)

Rodney is interested in the collaborative construction of autobiographical memory and personal narrative, particularly in personal narrative writing, hypnosis, NLP and Time Line.

Rodney holds academic credentials in several fields, including B.A. in Sociology, M.A. & Ph.D. in Community Psychology, M.P.H. in Health Education,, and a Ph.D. in Applied Social Science.  He also holds numerous paraprofessional credentials, including Certified Life Coach, Sport Psychology Diploma, Certified Sport & Performance Hypnotist, Certified Master Hypnotist, Certified Master NLP Practitioner, Certified Time Line Therapy™ Practitioner.

Rodney has hundreds of publication credits including corporate feature writing, distance education, biomedical ethics, health and fitness, environmental issues, practical psychology, self-reliance skills, cooking, and creative nonfiction writing; educational media reviews; personal essay, nature essay, and poetry. Have worked with corporate, business, and nonprofit organizations writing operations manuals, reports, newsletter articles, brochures, and forms. 

Experienced in copyediting, content editing, proofreading, rewriting, and ghostwriting, working as freelance writer,  educational media reviewer, magazine assistant editor, magazine associate editor, and contributing editor.

His essay writing has appeared on the recommended reading list of composition and literature courses at Texas Tech University, Metropolitan State College (Denver), and Armstrong Atlantic State University (Savanah).

Rodney Merrill Dissertation