Alex Romagnoli, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Composition and TESOL , Indiana University of Pennsylvania

M.Ed, East Stroudsburg University

B.S. Professional/Secondary Education (English), East Stroudsburg University

Office: McAllan Hall, Room 217

Email: aromagno@monmouth.edu

Web site: Alex Romagnoli

Fall 2014 Office Hours:
By Appointment

Fall 2014 Courses:

ED 367 Teaching Language Arts at the Secondary Level Part 1 (Undergraduate)

ED 368 Teaching Language Arts at the Secondary Level Part 2 (Undergraduate)

ED 578 Teaching Language Arts at the Secondary Level Part 1 (Graduate)

ED 585 Teaching Language Arts at the Secondary Level Part 2 (Graduate)

About:

Dr. Alex Romagnoli received his Ph.D. in Composition at TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). Previously, Alex taught composition studies at IUP and high school English at East Stroudsburg High School South. He is the co-author, with Dr. Gian Pagnucci, of Enter the Superheroes: American Values, Culture, and the Canon of Superhero Literature. Additionally, he received the IUP Composition and TESOL program's "Exemplary Interdisciplinary Research in Literacy Award" in 2014 as well as the "Exemplary Teaching of Literacy and Language Award" in 2013. Dr. Romagnoli is currently co-editing a special edition of the academic journal Works and Days with Dr. Gian Pagnucci. His research interests include multimodality, multiliteracies, usage of graphic novels in academic contexts, and popular culture.

Research Interests:

English education, multiliteracies, multimodality, visual literacy, alternative texts, popular culture, and graphic novel usage in academic context

Professional Associations:

Certified Teacher Consultant for Northeastern Pennsylvania Writing Project

Awards:

2014 IUP Composition and TESOL Exemplary Interdisciplinary Research in Literacy Award"

2013 IUP Composition and TESOL "Exemplary Teaching of Literacy and Language Award"

Selected Works:

Books:

Co-Author of Enter the Superheroes: American Values, Culture, and the Canon of Superhero Literature

Scholarly Articles:

Co-Editing (Dr. Gian Pagnucci) Special Edition of the academic journal Works and Days

Presentations/Invited Talks:

Co-Keynote Speaker of Spring 2014 EAPSU Conference (English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities)


2012 & 2013 National Popular Culture Conference Presenter

Forthcoming:

Book chapter on utilizing graphic novels in a high school/college English course. Book edited by Dr. Sandra Eckard. 2015 release date.