Loyola University Chicago

Writing Program

Elissa Weeks Stogner

Writing Placement Assessment Coordinator, Senior Lecturer


  • Office Location: Loyola Hall 207
  • Phone Number: 773.508.2693
  • E-mail: estogner@luc.edu


  • PhD, University of California at Riverside (2010)

 Program Areas

  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • American Literature Pre-1900

Research Interests

  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Nineteenth-Century American Fiction
  • Realism and Naturalism


Co-Authored Books and Contributions:

  • 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.