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Steve Oakey

Steve Oakey, Senior Instructor

Steve Oakey, Senior Instructor
Steve Oakey, Senior Instructor

Department of English
211 Shanks Hall 
180 Turner Street, NW 
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Steve Oakey is a senior instructor in the Department of English. 

  • Composition and Rhetoric
  • Literature and Cinema/Documentary Studies
  • Postcolonial Literature/Black Atlantic Studies
  • MA in English, Virginia Tech
  • BA in English, Tusculum College
  • GTA Advisor
  • Instructor Concerns Committee
  • Virginia Tech XCaliber Award, Co-recipient, March 2011


“Chapter Two: Critical Thinking and Reading.” Writing at Virginia Tech: Written, Spoken, and Visual Communication.” New York: Bedford Publishing, 2016.

Mengert, Julie, and Steve Oakey.  Teaching Manual for Reading Culture, Eighth Edition. Boston:  Pearson Publishing, 2011.

Journal Articles

Conference Paper, “Professionalizing Graduate Teaching Assistants: How Advisors Support Successful Writing Instruction,” April 2016 CCCC, Houston, TX.

Conference Paper, “The Cultural Expressions of Soccer: The Tango, Strength, Efficiency, and La Belle France,” April 2004, Popular Culture Association National Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.

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