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David Tietge, PhD

Associate Professor

Graduate Faculty

Director of First Year Composition

PhD, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

MA, Indiana State University

BA, University of Northern Iowa

Office: Wilson Annex, Room 406

Phone: 732-571-3603


Fall 2015 Office Hours:


Monday, 2:00 – 2:50 p.m.; and Thursday, 1:00 – 2:50 p.m.




Fall 2015 Courses:

EN 101 - College Composition I

EN 373 - Art of Persuasion

Regularly Taught Courses:

EN 101 - College Composition I

EN 102 - College Composition II

EN 202 - Literature II

EN 226 - Lit Studies for Engl Majors

EN 441 - Literary Theory and Criticism

EN 547 - Definitions of Contemporary Rhetoric

EN 558 - Teaching Composition

Research Interests:

Major interest is in rhetorical theory, rhetoric of science, and rhetoric of popular culture.

Selected Works:


Rational Rhetoric: The Role of Science in Popular Discourse (Parlor Press, 2008)

Flash Effect: Science and the Rhetorical Origins of Cold War America (Ohio University Press, 2002)

Additional Information:

Faculty Council
University Writing Committee
General Education Oversight Committee