Prof. Nancy C. DeJoy

Michigan State University, USA

Associate Professor



1993 Ph.D., Purdue University

1989 M.A., Purdue University

1987 B.A., Nazareth College of Rochester

Publications (Selected)

  1. Reading and Writing Literacies, second edition (with Collin Craig, Steven Lessner and Bonnie Williams). New York: Pearson/Longman.
  2. 2009. Reading and Writing Literacies (with Collin Craig, Steven Lessner and Bonnie Williams). New York: Pearson/Longman.
  3. A Reader for Writers (with Collin Craig and Staci Perryman-Clark). New York: McGraw-Hill custom publishing.
  4. Process This: Undergraduate Writing in Composition Studies. Utah State University Press.
  5. 2013. Chapter Accepted. “Understanding the Relationship Between Good Writing and Good Research: RAIDS Heuristic for Reading and Writing Research (with Sara Miller and Benjamin Oberdick). Successful Strategies for Teaching Undergraduate Research. Rowan Littlefield.
  6. Submitted for Review. “Assessing collaboration: Aligning inquiry-based pedagogy and shared learning outcomes for critical information literacy in first year writing classes.”
  7. 2012. Contemporary American Voices. (Poetry). “Being and Not Being”; “Spike Heels”; “Age and Change.”
  8. “Introduction.” 2007. Seven Women Seven Lives. Ed. Cecilia B DeJoy. Camarillo, CA: U Build A Book.
  9. 2006. “Case Study 2: Collaboration at Millikin University Collaborative curriculum building at Millikin University: With Susan Avery. “The critical role of faculty/librarian collaboration” in Best Practices in Library Instruction in the First College Year. National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition; University of South Carolina.
  10. 2000. “Faculty Development, Service Learning, and Composition: A Communal Approach to Professional Development.” Reflections. v.1.2.
  11. 2000. DeJoy, Nancy C., Susan Avery and Virginia McQuistion. “Creating a Successful Faculty/Librarian Partnership for First-Year Students.” User Education: Powerful Learning, Powerful Partnerships. Scarecrow Press.
  12. 1999. “Richard Ohmann’s Impact on Twentieth Century Rhetoric.” Twentieth Century Rhetoric and Rhetoricians.” Westport, Greenwood Press.
  13. 1999. “I was a Process-Model Baby.” Post-Process Writing Pedagogies. Ed. Thomas Kent. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 163-178.
  14. 1998. “1988-1998: A Decade of Issues.” Composition Chronicle. v.11.1.
  15. 1994. “Reconfiguring the Grounds of/for Composition: Alternative Routes to Subjectivity in the Work of James A. Berlin.” Mediations, Fall.
  16. 1994. “James A. Berlin’s Social-Epistemic Rhetoric in a Transformative Frame: A Conversation With Ira Shor.” Mediations, Fall.
  17. 2007. Words to Our Now: Imagination and Dissent. By Thomas Glave. Radical Teacher. Spring.
  18. 2007. Grading. The Faculty Development Webpage at McGraw-Hill. New York: McGraw Hill. Composing Literacies. (First-Year Writing textbook)