Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Faculty and Staff


Joyce Walker

Associate Professor, Director of First Year Writing

Office Address: STV 133 G
Office Phone: (309) 438-1402
Office Hours: By appointment. Please check my website for availability.
Email: Contact Joyce Walker (jwalke2)
Website: Visit Joyce Walker’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Teaching Interests:
Writing Studies
Rhetoric and Composition
Speech Communication
Research Interests:
Intersections where humans and their composing tools meet.
Ph.D, English, with a specialization in Writing Studies, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.
MA, English, with major field of study in Rhetoric and Composition, Southern University at Carbondale
BA, Speech Communication, Southern University at Carbondale
Selected Publications:

"Narratives in the Database: Memorializing September 11th Online," published in Computers & Composition, won the 2008 Ellen Nold award for best article from Computers & Composition.

Collaborative article with James Purdy, "Digital Breadcrumbs: Case Studies for Research Practices Online," published in 2007 in the online journal Kairos, won the Kairos best webtest award for 2008.

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