Joseph Turner

Assistant Professor
Email: joseph.turner @
Phone: 502-852-3055
Office Hours: Fall Term: MWF 11:00 - 12:45;
and by appointment



Courses Taught

Credit may not be received for both 102 and 105. Open only to exceptionally qualified students who have been notified of their eligibility. Completion discharges the general education requirement for two terms of freshman composition. Extensive practice of writing and reading, with several assignments requiring research.
Prerequisite: ENGL 102 or 105. Note: A maximum of 6 hours in special topics may be counted toward the major. Topics to be announced in the schedule of courses.


Educational Background

Ph.D., University of Delaware

Teaching Areas

Rhetoric and composition; Writing Pedagogy; Graphic Novels; Medieval Literature

Research Interests

History of Rhetoric; Roman and Medieval Rhetoric; History of the Discipline; Medieval Literature