Joshua A. Mayo

Assistant Professor of English
All FacultyEnglishWriting Program

Contact Information
Phone: 724-264-4712

Joshua A. Mayo


  • M.A., Literature, University of Dallas
  • M.A., English, University of Mississippi
  • B.A., English, Grove City College


  • The Conference on Christianity and Literature

Areas of Expertise

  • Rhetoric & Composition
  • Poetics
  • Early Modern Literature

Courses Taught

  • WRIT 101 – Foundations of Academic Discourse

Selected Publications

  • “Get Ready for a Quantitative Approach to Reading,” First Things (2015); “The Metaphysics of Grammar,” Forma (2014)

Professional Experience

  • Instructor of writing at the University of Mississippi (2011-2012)
  • Current research is on Shakespeare and Education
  • Presented on poets and authors such as John Milton, George Herbert, Augustine and T.S. Eliot


  • Running
  • Biking
  • Sketching
  • Watercolor
  • Family Music

You might be surprised to know
I come from a long line of Maine sailors