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John P Hanly, PhD

Assistant Professor

Associate Director of First Year Composition

Graduate Faculty

PhD, University of Louisville

MA, University of Chicago

Office: Wilson Annex, Room 507

Phone: 732-923-4726


Fall 2016 Office Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Fall 2016 Courses:

EN 101 College Composition I

EN 271 Professional Writing

Regularly Taught Courses:

EN 101 College Composition I

EN 102 College Composition II

EN 202 Literature II

EN 271 Professional Writing

EN 491 Rhetoric and Poetics

Research Interests:

Research interests include: History of Rhetoric, Rhetorical Theory, Composition Theory, First-Year and Advanced College Writing, Narrative Theory, Postmodern Ethical Theory.

Professional Associations:

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Rhetoric Society of America (RSA)
Association of Teachers of Advanced Composition (ATAC)



Selected Works:

Scholarly Articles:

"Striking Through the Masque: Intertextuality and Iconoclasm in Susan Howe's Eikon Basilike, or a Bibliography of the King's Book " Kentucky Philological Review  27 (2013).

Presentations/Invited Talks:

 "Going Public and Growing Publics: Readdressing the Ethical/Public Work of       Composition" 2013 CCCC National Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada. 16 Mar. 2013.

 "An Economic Ethics?" Material Developments in Contemporary Interdisciplinary Ethical Theory" 2012 Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition, Louisville, Kentucky. 18 Oct. 2012

 "Framing Fundamentalism: Ethics, Identification, and Feminist Rhetorical Action in the Career of the 19th Century Anti-Mormon Rhetoric, Ann Eliza Young" Rhetoric Society of America Biennial National Convention, Philadelphia, PA. 27 May 2012. 



 Works in Progress:

"Point of No Return?: Rhetoric, Ethics, and Risk in the First-Year Writing Classroom." 2015 CCCC National Convention, Tampa, Florida. 19 Mar. 2015.