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Department of English and Modern Languages
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Dr. Joey J. Erickson

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Department of English and Modern Languages

Assistant Professor/Director of First-Year Writing
  • Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
  • M.A., University of Minnesota Duluth
  • B.A., University of Minnesota Duluth
  • Rhetoric and composition
  • Technical writing
  • New media writing and publishing
  • Genre theory
  • Activity theory
  • Roozen, Kevin and Joe Erickson. “Doing Two-Dimensional Design, Arranging American Literature, Crafting Creative Writing: Re-situating the Development of Practice.” Enculturation (Invited, under review)
  • Erickson, Joe and Kris Blair. “The Ethos of Online Publishing: Building and Sustaining an Inclusive Future for Digital Scholarship.” Online Credibility and Digital Ethos: Evaluating Computer-Mediated Communication. Eds. Shawn Apostle and Moe Folk. December, 2012.
  • Book Review. Assessment in Technical and Professional Communication. Eds. Margaret Hundleby and Jo Allen. IEEE Transactions in Professional Communication. March 2011.


  • Website Manager, Department of English and Modern Languages
  • Layout Editor, Concho River Review
  • Senior/Technical Editor, Computers and Composition Online
  • Book Review Editor, Computers and Composition
  • Faculty Fellow, ASU CONNECT! Quality Enhancement Plan
  • Director of First Year Writing


Recent Presentations:

  • Academics for Vertical Alignment Training and Renewal (AVATAR): Helping Students Transition from High School English to College Composition,” Texas Speech Communication Association, Corpus Christi, TX: October 2013 (Invited).
  • “Approaching Web Design as a Process of Community Immersion.” Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication, Houghton, MI: September 2012.
  • “Positioning Rhetoric and Composition Program Websites as Digital Gateways: The ‘Inwardly and Publicly Transformative’ Performances of Our Disciplinary Expertise.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, St. Louis, MO: March 2012.
  • “Service Learning in an Introductory Web Publishing Course: Challenges and Opportunities.” Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication, Harrisonburg, VA, October 2011.
  • “Online Journal Administration: The Editorial Mentor and a More Inclusive Future for Scholarly Publishing.” Computers and Writing, Ann Arbor, MI, May 20, 2011.





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