Jay Jordan portrait
  • Chair Department of Writing and Rhetoric Studies
  • Academic Liaison, Utah Global
  • Writing Program Administrator, Writing and Rhetoric Studies
  • Associate Professor, English
  • Associate Professor, Writing and Rhetoric Studies

Research Keywords

  • Writing or Composition Education
  • Writing in Disciplines
  • Writing Theory
  • Rhetoric
  • History and Theory of Rhetoric
  • English as a Second Language

Presentations

  • Haewaepa as Heuristic: English Complexities in Korea. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/15/2019.
  • Writing Program Complexities in Transnational Context. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/15/2019.
  • Learning About--and From--International Students. Presentation, Presented, 09/15/2018.
  • Transnational Composition Standing Group. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/15/2018.
  • Startup City/Startup WAC: Transnational Writing Support at an Extended International Campus. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/15/2018.
  • Studies in Writing and Rhetoric: Cultivating Capacity for Authors. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/15/2017.
  • "Definitions of 'Rhetoric' in L2 Composition," Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, Louisville, KY. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/12/2016.
  • "Publishing in Studies in Writing and Rhetoric," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Portland, OR. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 08/15/2016.
  • "Writing Across the Curriculum at a Global Campus in South Korea," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Portland, OR (international research presentation). Conference Paper, Accepted, 08/10/2016.
  • "Capacious Rhetorics for Multilingual Composition," Rhetoric Society of America conference. Conference Paper, Presented, 05/20/2016.
  • Writing Across the Curriculum and in a Global Context. Lecture/workshop. Washington & Lee University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/01/2016.
  • "Reworking Boundaries of Language and Discipline," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Houston, TX. (Invited roundtable.). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/15/2016.
  • World Englishes in Korea. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2015.
  • Engaging the Global in the Teaching of Writing. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2015.
  • Heuristics for Multilingual Composition. National University of Singapore. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/14/2015.
  • World Rhetorics in Korea. SUNY-Stony Brook guest lecture for graduate program in rhetoric and composition. Via Skype. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/15/2014.
  • Publishing in Studies in Writing and Rhetoric. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/15/2014.
  • Opening Spaces for Multilingual Students: Curricular Designs and Pedagogical Innovations for First-Year Classrooms and Beyond. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/15/2014.
  • From Scattered to Embedded Writing Support for Graduate Engineering Students. Writing Research Across Borders III, Paris, France. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/20/2014.
  • “Exigencies: International Admissions Brokerage Globally and Locally,” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Las Vegas, NV, Spring 2013. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/15/2013.
  • “Crossing BW/ESL/FYW Divides: Exploring Translingual Writing Pedagogies and Programs," Conference on College Composition and Communication, Las Vegas, NV, Spring 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/15/2013.
  • Virtual Squatters' Economies: Internationalized Web Domains and Multilingual Contact. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition. Invited/featured presentation. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2012.
  • Vernacular Codes and Critical Questions About Language. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Featured Session. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/2012.
  • Globally Networked Learning Environments and Questions about "English." Conference on College Composition and Communication. Invited response to workshop. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2012.
  • Invited Lecture, University of Louisville, on multilingual content on the World Wide Web. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/20/2011.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Embedded Writing Support in a Graduate Engineering Lab. PI: Jay Jordan. VPR Funding Incentive Seed Grant, 07/01/2016 - present. Total project budget to date: $18,000.00
  • Research in Writing Lab. PI: Maureen Mathison. Co-PI(s): Jenny Andrus, Christie Toth. Transformative Research in the Humanities Grant, 07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016. Total project budget to date: $14,500.00
  • Intensive Writing Initiative. PI: Jay Jordan. College of Humanities International and Interdisciplinary Grant, 06/01/2010 - 06/01/2011. Total project budget to date: $15,000.00
  • Advanced academic writing support. PI: Maureen Mathison. Interdisciplinary Research Grant, 2009 - 2010. Total project budget to date: $6,000.00

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Graduate Writing Support in Engineering. PI: Jay Jordan. Co-PI(s): April Kedrowicz. 07/01/2010 - present.

Languages

  • English, fluent.
  • Polish, basic.
  • Spanish, functional.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Poland
  • Republic of Korea
    Part of first faculty group at Incheon Global Campus/U of U Asia Campus. Instructor of Global Citizenship Block U and coordinator of campus writing support.

Publications

  • Jay Jordan (2019). Future Perfect Tense: Kairos as a Heuristic for Reconciliation. Routledge. Accepted, 12/15/2019.
  • Jay Jordan (2019). Beyond "Coping" to Natural Language Work: A Case Study at a Transnational Campus. Parlor Press. Accepted, 12/01/2019.
  • Jay Jordan (2018). Response: "Trans-" Work Takes Place. Across the Dsiciplines. Vol. 15. Published, 12/15/2018.
  • “Virtual Squatters' Economies: Internationalized Web Domains and Multilingual Contact.” Economies of Writing: Revaluing Rhetoric and Composition. Ed. Bruce Horner, Brice Nordquist, and Susan M. Ryan. Published, 02/01/2017.
  • The Internet in "Their" Language: South Korea and the Internationalizing Web. Computers and Composition. Published, 12/01/2016.
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  • "Fast Movements, Slow Processes." Composition Studies 44.1. Published, 04/2016.
  • Material Translingual Ecologies. College English. Published, 03/01/2015.
  • Jordan, Jay. Redesigning Composition for Multilingual Realities. Urbana: NCTE, 2012. Published, 08/01/2012.
  • “Attitudes about Graduate L2 Writing in Engineering: Possibilities for More Integrated Instruction.” Co-authored with April A. Kedrowicz. Across the Disciplines 8.4 (2011). Published, 12/20/2011.
  • Revaluing Silence and Listening with Second Language Writers. Published, 03/01/2011.
  • Inventing Identities in Second Language Writing. Ed. with Michelle Cox, Christina Ortmeier-Hooper, and Gwen Grey Schwartz. Published, 07/2010.
  • "Between and Beyond the Covers: Local Cultural Questions and the Limits of Textbook Curricula." An article in College Composition and Communication that argues against the relevance of many student-centered publications (especially textbooks) based on themes of multiculturalism. Argues for more attention to/student-led research on local contexts of cultural and linguistic diversity. Published, 2009.
  • "Second Language Users and Emerging English Designs." Article in College Composition and Communication that reports on empirical evidence of second language English users' emerging competencies in their interactions with native-English-speaking peers in writing courses at three universities. Published, 2009.
  • Second Language Writing in the Composition Classroom: A Critical Sourcebook. Published, 07/2006.