Loyola University Chicago

Department of English


Joseph Janangelo

Joseph Janangelo


  • Office Location: Lewis Towers 921
  • Phone Number: 312.915.6516

Offices Held

  • President, Council of Writing Program Administrators
  • Editorial Board Member, College Composition and Communication, Journal of Teaching Writing
  • WPA: Writing Program Administration
  • Host, The Council of Writing Program Administrators 2008 National Conference (For further information, see http://wpacouncil.org)


  • BA, Manhattanville College
  • MA & PhD, New York University

Program Areas

  • Pedagogy
  • Computer-Assisted Communication
  • Writing Program Administration
  • Autobiography

Research Interests

  • Composition
  • Film and Digital Media
  • Life Writing

Selected Publications


  • "'How Very Inside That:' Seeing Artistry in Student Work." College Composition and Communication, vol. 59, no. 2, 2007, pp. 311-316.
  • "An Annotated Bibliography/Webliography of TESOL Materials for Writing Program Administrators." Co-authored with Kristine Hansen. 2007.
  • "Rethinking Binaries and Reversing Hierarchies: A Review of The Economics of {Attention}: Style and Substance in the Age of Information." College English, vol. 69, no. 5, 2007, pp. 526-531.
  • "Writhing Across the Curriculum: Contemplating Auteurism and Creativity in Writing Program Administration." The Writing Program Administrator as Theorist: Making Knowledge Work. Edited by Shirley K. Rose and Irwin Weiser. Boynton/Cook, 2002, pp. 143-56.


  • "Common Denominators and the Ongoing Culture of Assessment"
  • "Site-Specific: Steps Toward Rhetoric of Refinishing"