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Jennifer Mooney

Jennifer Mooney, Senior Instructor and Assistant Director for the Professional and Technical Writing Program

Jennifer Mooney, Senior Instructor and Assistant Director for the Professional and Technical Writing Program
Jennifer Mooney, Senior Instructor and Assistant Director for the Professional and Technical Writing Program

Department of English 
231 Shanks Hall 
181 Turner Street NW 
Blacksburg, VA 24061
jenmoon@vt.edu

Jennifer Mooney is a senior instructor and Assistant Director for the Professional and Technical Writing Program in the Department of English. 

  • Document design, graphic design
  • Technical/professional writing
  • Victorian literature
  • Women writers, medieval-19th century
  • Appalachian literature
  • PhD in 19th Century British Literature, University of Kentucky
  • BA in Literature, University of Virginia at Wise
  • Assistant Director for the Professional and Technical Writing Program
  • Recruiting, English.
  • Advisory Committee, English.
  • Instructor Concerns Committee, English. Ex Officio
  • Freelance design, promotional and other materials. Various campus clients.
  • Certificate of Teaching Excellence, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. 2010.
  • Provost’s Alumni Award for Advising. 2006.
  • College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Advising Award. 2005.

Journal Articles

  • “‘Room is Made for Whoever’:  Jo Carson and the Creation of Dialogical Community.”  Her Words: Contemporary Appalachian Women's Poetry. Ed. Felicia Mitchell. University of Tennessee Press. 69-89. 2002.
  • “Thank Heaven for Little Girls.” Men in Wonderland: the Lost Girlhood of the Victorian Gentleman. Catherine Robson. Review 25.  117-27. 2003.
  • “Reinventing Mrs. Gaskell.” Victorian Publishing and Mrs. Gaskell’s Works. Linda K. Hughes and Michael Lund.  Review 24, 61-79. 2002.
  • “Lost to Liberty:  Other Slaves in Charles Dickens’s American Notes,” Dickens Quarterly. 1990.

Book Chapters

  • Transitioning the PechaKucha from the Composition to the Technical Writing Classroom.” English Department Faculty Colloquy Series. Virginia Tech. 2014.
  • “Visually Mapping Social Activism for a Broad Audience: Barbara Johns and the 1951 Moton High School Strike.” Annual Meeting of the International Visual Literacy Association. 2012.
  • “Place and the Shaping of Visual Literacy: The Case of Shelby Lee Adams’ Appalachian Photography.” Annual Meeting of the International Visual Literacy Association.  2011.
  • “Technological Literacy in the Undergraduate Curriculum: Why and How Should We Teach Tools?” Third Annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy. Virginia Tech. Co-Presenters: Eva Brumberger and Evan Snider. 2011.
  • The Old Maid. Edith Wharton. New York: Random House. 2003.
  • Dombey and Son. Charles Dickens. New York: Random House. 2003.
  • Bleak House. Charles Dickens. New York: Random House. 2002.
  • Our Mutual Friend. Charles Dickens. New York: Random House. 2002.
  • Belanger, Kelly (Principal Investigator), Mooney, Jennifer (Supporting Investigator). "Grant Writing Incentive Proposal: Barbara Johns Equality in Education Project." College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. $9,625. Awarded: March 2013.
  • Belanger, Kelly (Principal Investigator), Mooney, Jennifer (Supporting Investigator), Smith, Larissa Fergeson (Consultant). "Barbara Johns Equality in Education Project.” Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. $5,000. Completed: September 2012.
  • Brumberger, Eva; Jennifer Mooney; Evan Snider. “Developing a 1-Hour Visual Communication Lab Course for the Professional Writing Program.” CIDER. $3000. Completed: May 2011.

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