John Duffy

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Contact information

John Duffy

Associate Professor, Department of English

338 Decio Faculty Hall
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
574-631-9797
jduffy@nd.edu

Degrees

B.A., English, Boston College

M.A., Anglo-Irish studies, University College, Dublin

M.A., applied linguistics, specialization in English as a second language, Teachers College, Columbia University

Ph.D., English, specialization in rhetoric and composition, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Honors/awards

2008 Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, University of Notre Dame

Educational research interests

Rhetoric and disability

Select publications

Writing from These Roots: The Historical Development of Literacy in a Hmong-American Community. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2007.

Nystrand, M. and Duffy, J., eds. Towards a Rhetoric of Everyday Life: New Directions in Research on Writing, Text, and Discourse. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2002.

“Recalling the Letter: The Uses of Oral Testimony in Historical Studies of Literacy.” Written Communication, January 2007, 84-107

“Letters from The Fair City: A Rhetorical Conception of Literacy.” College Composition and Communication, 56:2. 2004, 223-50.

Bio

John Duffy’s area of expertise is the historical development of literacy and rhetoric in cross-cultural contexts. He is co-editor of Towards a Rhetoric of Everyday Life and has written a book, Writing from These Roots, documenting the literacy development of Hmong refugees from Laos. Prof. Duffy teaches courses on literacy, rhetoric, and literature, and he is the Francis O’Malley Director of the University Writing Program. He has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship.

Contact Information

duffy John Duffy
O'Malley Director, University Writing Program
205 Coleman Morse
574.631.9797
jduffy@nd.edu

Department/affiliation

English

Degrees

 

Ph.D., English, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Specialization: Rhetoric and Composition

M.A., Applied Linguistics, Teachers College, Columbia University
Specialization: English as a Second Language

M.A., Anglo-Irish Studies, University College, Dublin
Specialization: Anglo-Irish Studies

B.A., English, Boston College

Research interests

Rhetoric and Disability

Honors/awards

2008 Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, CSC, Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, University of Notre Dame

Select publications

 

Writing from These Roots: The Historical Development of Literacy in a Hmong-American Community. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2007.

Nystrand, M. and Duffy, J., eds. Towards a Rhetoric of Everyday Life: New Directions in Research on Writing, Text, and Discourse. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2002.

“Recalling the Letter: The Uses of Oral Testimony in Historical Studies of Literacy.” Written Communication, January 2007, 84-107

“Letters from The Fair City: A Rhetorical Conception of Literacy.” College Composition and Communication, 56:2. 2004, 223-50.

Bio

John Duffy’s area of expertise is the historical development of literacy and rhetoric in cross-cultural contexts. He is co-editor of Towards a Rhetoric of Everyday Life and has written a book, Writing from These Roots, documenting the literacy development of Hmong refugees from Laos. Duffy teaches courses on literacy, rhetoric, and literature, and he is the Francis O’Malley Director of the University Writing Program. He has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship.