Loyola University Chicago

Department of English


Elissa Weeks Stogner

Title/s:  Advanced Lecturer

Specialty Area: Rhetoric and composition; American literature before 1900; American realism and naturalism

Office #:  Loyola Hall 207

Phone: 82693



Ph.D., University of California, Riverside (2010)

Research Interests

Rhetoric and Composition, American Literature, Nineteenth-Century American Fiction, Realism and Naturalism

Selected Publications

Recent Publications

Moore, Kathleen Muller, Susan Lan Cassel, and Elissa Weeks. Instructor’s Manual for Techniques for College Writing: The Thesis Statement and Beyond. Book Companion Website. Wadsworth Cengage, 2009. 

Contributions to Instructor’s Resource Manual for The St. Martin’s Guide to Writing, 9th edition. Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2010.

Recent Conference Presentations

“Bodies, Formed and Deformed: Rebecca Harding Davis’s Rewriting of American Identity Narratives.” American Literature Association Annual Conference. Boston, MA. 2011.

“Reading the Rhetoric of American Realism.” Directions of Realism Graduate Conference. Johns Hopkins University Humanities Center. Baltimore, MD. 2011.