Joy Santee, Ph.D.

Joy SanteeAssociate Professor of English

Coordinator of WPE

Coordinator of Writing Across the Curriculum

Office: 305 Stanton Street

Phone: (618) 537-6858


Ph.D., English, Purdue University, 2010

M.A., English, Purdue University, 2004

B.S., History, Northwestern College, 2000


Academic Positions

Assistant Professor, McKendree University, 2012-Present        

Assistant Professor, Utah Valley University, 2009-2012

Teaching Interests

Rhetorical Theory, Advanced Composition, Professional Writing, Writing Pedagogy, Professionalization of English Majors

Research Interests

Visual Rhetoric, Professional Writing Methodologies, Professional Writing in Non-Profit Organizations, Rhetorical Theory, Writing Center Theory and Practice, Advanced Composition, Rhetorics of Cartography, Travel Writing, Collaborative Writing


Awards & Grants

Outstanding Dissertation Award in Technical Communication (national award), Conference on College Composition and Communication, 2012

National Endowment for the Humanities Grant, Mapping and Art in the Americas Summer Institute, Newberry Library, Chicago, IL, July-August 2010

Professional Memberships

Rhetoric Society of America

Association of Teachers of Technical Writing

Council of Writing Program Administrators

Conference on College Composition and Communication

International Writing Centers Association