Joseph Bizup

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Assistant Dean and Director
Associate Professor of English


100 Bay State Road, Room 340

Spring Office Hours

Tuesdays 2-4 p.m.
Wednesdays 2-4 p.m.
and by appointment


1996 Ph.D. Indiana University (English)
1991 M.A. University of Maryland (English)
1988 B.A. University of Virginia (English; Mathematics)


Joseph Bizup has served as Assistant Dean and Director of the Writing Program since 2008. He is also an Associate Professor in the Department of English. His professional and research interests include writing program administration and writing pedagogy, writing in the professions, nineteenth-century British literature, and contemporary rhetorical theory. He is author of Manufacturing Culture: Vindications of Early Victorian Industry (2003) and editor of The Norton Reader, 13th edition (2011).

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