Joddy Murray

Associate Professor
Reed Hall 314A | 817-257-5758

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Ph.D., Syracuse University: Composition and Cultural Rhetoric, Dissertation: Imagining the Non-Discursive: Image and the Affective in Inventing and Composing, 2003

MFA, Texas State University, San Marcos: Specializing in Poetry, Manuscript: Anaphora Rites, 1999

M.Ed., University of Oklahoma: Adult Education and Higher Learning, 1995

BS, United States Air Force Academy: English, 1990

Courses Taught

Introduction to Poetry
Introduction to Creative Writing
Language, Technology, and Society
Intermediate Composition: Writing as Argument
Urban Rhetorics
Multimedia Authoring: Image & Hypertext
Multimedia Authoring: Film & Animation
Language, Rhetoric, and Culture
Multimedia Authoring: Mobile Apps & eBooks

Image Studies & Multimodal Rhetorics
Language & Theory
Research Methods in Rhetoric & Composition

Areas of Focus

Rhetoric & Composition, New Media & Digital Humanities, Creative Writing, Film & Visual Culture.

“Symbolizing Space: Non-‐discursive Composing of the Invisible.” The New Work of Composing. Debra Journet, Cheryl Ball, and Ryan Trauman, eds. Computers and Composition Digital Press, 2012.

“Composing Multiliteracies and Image: Multimodal Writing Majors for a Creative Economy.” What are We Becoming?: Developments in Undergraduate Writing Majors. Greg Giberson and Tom Moriarty, eds. Logan: Utah State UP, 2010.

“Inventing Non-‐discursive Text in Virtual Collaboration Environments.” Collaborative Writing in Virtual Workplaces: Computer-‐Mediated Communication Technologies and Tools. Beth Hewett and Charlotte Robidoux, eds. Hershey: Informational Science Reference, 2010.

Non-‐Discursive Rhetoric: Image and Affect in Multimodal Composition. Albany: SUNY Press, 2009.