Joan Crooks

Instructional Assistant Professor
  • BIOGRAPHY
  • A poet who teaches comp, I grew up on a southern-Illinois farm, where my parents enjoyed a hodgepodge of reading matte--from popular mags to novels to Shakespeare, etc.
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • ENG 145.13Sec 002 Writing Business & Government Organizations
  • ENG 145.13Sec 006 Writing Business & Government Organizations
  • ENG 145.Sec 007 Writing In The Academic Disciplines
  • ENG 145.Sec 008 Writing In The Academic Disciplines
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Composition (Comp I, Comp II, & Advanced Composition ), Creative Writing, Related Arts, Inter-disciplinary courses, 19th Cent. Amer. Lit.
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Watching, thinking about, writing about film art & artists, Creative Writing--prose/poetry, Psychology--interpersonal relating, workplace bullying (prevention of) Music--classical, rhythm &blues, Amer. standard songbook, Nature of Consciousness
  • MS Writing - 1988
  • Illinois State University
  • Normal, Illinois
  • MS Music Education - 1973
  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Charleston, Illinois
  • BS Music Education - 1969
  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Charleston, Illinois