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John Burridge

Web Communications Technician
Clark Honors College, College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 541-346-3914
Office: 401 Tykeson Hall
Office Hours: 8AM - Noon; Remote afternoons, Mondays, and Fridays
Research Interests: end-user support and training, documentation, webpage design, desktop security


John Burridge began work at the UO in May 1999 as a Computer Support and Web Technician for faculty and staff in the Department of English and the Department of Political Science.  He took time away from 2005 to 2011 to be a stay-at-home parent.   He worked for the Department of Psychology as a IT Technician before returning to his old position with the English Department in 2014.   In July 2020 he transfered to the CAS Dean's Office to provide IT and web support.  In October 2021, John took on web support for the Clark Honors College.

John holds a B.A. degree in Psychology from Reed College.  His interests include writing science fiction and fantasy, math art, Middle Kingdom Egyptian heiroglyphics, astronomy, raptors, music, and photography.  


John Burridge's short story, "Doors of the Past" (July 2021) may be found at "Abyss & Apex Magazine."  A Summoner's Tale," (October, 2019) may be found on the "On The Premises" #34 website.   His personal essay, "Paper Clip," (November, 2018) may be found on the ShadowSpinner's web site.  His short story "Dust to Smart Dust," (April, 2017) may be found on the "On The Premises" #29  web site.  His short story, "Before the Last Bloom Falls," was the June 2014 recipient of the Penn Cove Literary Award.  His short stories, "The Gear Master's Wife," and "Reset Romance" may be found on the "On The Premises," web site ( in the March 2013, and November 2012 issues, respectively.  His micro-fiction, "The Book Deal," may be found in the Delving Press anthology, "Twisted Tales in 66 Words."  His short story "Up" won the Whidbey Student Choice Award for December, 2008.  His short story "Mask Glass Magic" may be found in the anthology "Writers of the Future, vol 23."  He misses Thaumatrope, a Twitter Fiction venue to which he contributed.