Rose, Jeanne Marie

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Associate Professor of English
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Franco, 139

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 scholarly interests include composition pedagogy, composition and literature’s disciplinary relationship, multimodal writing and response, and writing program administration. Her articles have 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 work investigates how time factors into students’ writing experiences. Her article “Writing Time: Composing in an Accelerated World” was selected for inclusion in The Best of the Independent Journals in Rhetoric and Composition 2012. 

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 recently completed a program-wide assessment of the college’s First-Year Writing Program. Dr. Rose currently serves as Book Reviews Editor for Composition Forum: A Journal of Pedagogical Theory in Rhetoric and Composition. 

Honors Program at Berks

Dr. Rose's Curriculum Vitae


“Urgency, Anxiety, and Getting to Work: Temporal Paranoia and the Marketing of Higher Education.” Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric and Society 4.2 (2015): Web. .

“Writing Time: Composing in an Accelerated World.” Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture. 12.1 (2012): 45-67.


Ph.D., English, University of Rochester

M.A., English, University of Rochester

B.A., English, George Washington University