Mark A Shatz is a professor of psychology at Ohio University, Zainesville. In addition to teaching humor writing, he has extensive international experience as a teacher, speaker, and seminar leader on various topics such as motivation, death education, and interpersonal communication. Dr. Shatz has published numerous academic papers, incluiding how to use humor to enhance instruction and learning. He is the author of KISSing Golf: Keep It Simple (Stupid) Instructional Method, a humorous instructional book for beginning golfers. Mark is currently developing an online course on humor writing for Writer's Digest University.