• Joann Messina
  • Joann Messina
  • Assistant Director of Business and Technical Writing
  • Associate Teaching Professor
  • At Rutgers Since: September 2009
  • Office: Loree 004, Cook/Douglass Campus, Rutgers-New Brunswick
  • Office Hours: Office hours: See current syllabi or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to schedule an appointment.
  • About:

    Associate Teaching Professor and Assistant Director of Business & Technical Writing, Writing Program, Department of English

  • Education:
    • J.D. Rutgers Newark Law, Women's Rights Law Reporter, Senior Articles Editor
    • B.A. in English and German, Rutgers New Brunswick (full merit scholarship)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Courses Taught:

    101: Expository Writing (now College Writing)

    201: Research in the Disciplines: Creativity

    201: Research in the Disciplines: Psychology of Motivation

    201: Research in the Disciplines: Food and Identity

    302: Scientific & Technical Writing

    303: Writing for Business & the Professions

    355: Legal Writing

    355: Writing in the Professions: Exploring Careers in the Humanities

  • Awards:

    Rutgers University Libraries Open and Affordable Textbooks Award Recipient Spring 2023 (OAT redesign of 302 Scientific & Technical Writing and 303 Writing for Business and the Professions).