Associate Professor of English
Ph.D., English, University of Rochester
M.A., English, University of Rochester
B.A., English, George Washington University
Office: 139 Franco Building
Dr. Jeanne Marie Rose teaches courses in writing, rhetoric, and literature at Penn State Berks, including first-year composition, professional writing, rhetorical theory, and American Literature. Dr. Rose regularly teaches honors courses, and she enjoys supervising undergraduate research projects and independent studies.
Dr. Rose’s research focuses on composition pedagogy. Her scholarly interests include composition and literature’s disciplinary relationship, computers and composition, and writing program administration. Her work has appeared in Pedagogy, Computers and Composition, Writing Program Administration, and other journals, and she has contributed to two book collections on literature and writing. Her current project investigates how time factors into students’ writing experiences.
Dr. Rose has been active in writing program administration since 2002, serving as Composition Program Coordinator from 2002-2008, and as Composition Program Co-Coordinator from 2008-2011. She is currently coordinating a program-wide assessment of the college’s First-Year Writing Program. A member of several professional organizations, Dr. Rose co-chaired the Philadelphia Writing Program Administrators from 2006-2007. She currently serves as Book Reviews Editor for Composition Forum.
Most Recent Publications:
“Writing Time: Composing in an Accelerated World.” Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture. 12.1 (2012): 45-67.
“Managing Writing: Composition in the Academic Novel.” Modern Language Studies. 39.1 (2009): 56-65.