Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Faculty and Staff


Joan Mullin

Professor, Rhetoric and Composition

Office Address: STV 413J
Office Phone: (309) 438-7801
Office Hours: on leave
Email: Contact Joan Mullin (jmullin)
Website: Visit Joan Mullin’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Teaching Interests:
Writing theory and pedagogy across the disciplines, writing program design and assessment, writing center theory, application and assessment, 
Research Interests:
The role of professional and student mentoring in teaching, learning and curricular reform;  Writing across the disciplines with an emphasis on the Visual Arts,  International adaptations of U.S. Writing Research and program design, Digital research exchange
Ph.D. Loyola University, Chicago: Nineteenth Century American Literature
M.A. Northeastern Illinois University:  Southern American Literature
B.A. University of Wisconsin, Whitewater: English Literature, English Education
Selected Publications:

"Challenging our Practices; Supporting Our Theories: Writing Mentors As Change Agents Across Discourse Communities." with Susan Schorn, Tim Turner, Derek Davidson, Rachel Hertz, and Amanda Baca, Across the DisciplinesApril 2008.

Research Exchange: A Research and data base of writing assessment. Collaborative data base collecting writing research. Conceived and designed with Glenn Blalock, Steve Wilhoit, Michael Palmquist and Jenn Fishman.

Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture. Co-editors Barbara Schneider and Margaret Marshall. Individual article: "Inter-disciplinary Work as Professional Development: Changing the Culture of Teaching." Duke University Press. September 2008.

"Who Owns This Text? Plagiarism, Authorship, and Disciplinary Cultures." (with Carol Peterson Haviland). December, 2008. The Reciprocal Nature of Successful Mentoring Relationships: Collaboration and Mentoring. Ed. Michelle F. Eble & Lyne Lewis Gaillet, forthcoming, Parlor Press

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