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David Tietge, PhD

Associate Professor

Graduate Faculty

Director of First Year Composition

PhD, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

MA, Indiana State University

BA, University of Northern Iowa

Office: Wilson Annex , Room 406

Phone: 732-571-3603


Fall 2016 Office Hours:
Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.; or by appointment.

Fall 2016 Courses:

EN 491 Seminar

EN 602 Seminar in Literary Research

Regularly Taught Courses:

EN 101 College Composition I

EN 102 College Composition II

EN 202 Literature II

EN 226 Lit Studies for Engl Majors

EN 441 Literary Theory and Criticism

EN 547 Definitions of Contemporary Rhetoric

EN 558 Teaching Composition

Research Interests:

Major interest is in rhetorical theory, rhetoric of science, and rhetoric of popular culture.

Selected Works:


Rational Rhetoric: The Role of Science in Popular Discourse (Parlor Press, 2008)

Flash Effect: Science and the Rhetorical Origins of Cold War America (Ohio University Press, 2002)

Additional Information:

Faculty Council
University Writing Committee
General Education Oversight Committee