• Mark DiGiacomo
  • Mark DiGiacomo
  • Associate Executive Director & Director of Graduate Writing
  • Associate Teaching Professor
  • At Rutgers Since: 2008
  • Phone Number: 848-932-7634
  • Mark_DiGiacomo_CV_October_2022_.pdf
  • Office: Murray Hall 108-E
  • About:

    Mark DiGiacomo has a PhD in English from Rutgers, where he was a CCA fellow and a Mellon fellow. His writing has appeared in Modernism/modernityComparative Literature Studies, and Teaching in Higher Education. In addition to his scholarship, he has worked at an academic science journal and in the health nonprofit field. He is at work on a book entitled Resistant Forms: African Art and the Making of Literary Modernism as well as a writing guide for graduate students across the disciplines.

  • Education:
    • PhD, English, Rutgers (2014)
    • MA, English, University of Sussex (2005)
    • BA, International Affairs, The George Washington University (2003)
  • Courses Taught:

     

    • College Writing
    • Writing the Dissertation
    • Writing for Publication
    • Honors Interdisciplinary Seminar: The Art of Writing About Art
    • Graduate Writing
    • Scientific and Technical Writing
    • Expository Writing
    • Basic Composition
    • Basic Composition with Reading
    • Exposition and Argument
    • Research in the Disciplines
    • Early Twentieth-Century Literature
    • Readings in Literary Theory
    • Colonial and Postcolonial Theory 
  • Awards:
    • Rutgers Writing Program Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2016
    • Mellon Foundation Dissertation Completion Fellowship, 2013-2014
    • Rutgers English Department Summer Research Grant, 2013
    • Edward Kassakian Award, 2013-2015
    • Rutgers Graduate School-New Brunswick Conference Travel Grant, 2013
    • Rutgers University Center for Cultural Analysis Fellowship, 2012-2013
    • Mellon Foundation Summer Grant, 2012
    • Rutgers English Department Mellon Summer Travel Grant, 2012
    • Rutgers English Department Conference Travel Grant, 2012
    • Graduate Fellowship, Rutgers English Department, 2011-2012
    • Mellon Foundation Summer Grant, 2011
    • Rutgers English Department Mellon Summer Travel Grant, 2011
    • Rutgers English Department Symposium Award, 2011
    • Phi Beta Kappa, 2001
  • Publications:
    • “Reconsidering Modernist Totality,” Comparative Literature Studies. Vol. 55. No. 2 (2018): 395-400.
    • “The Assertion of Coevalness: African Literature and Modernist Studies,” Modernism/modernity. Vol. 24. No. 2. (2017): 245-262.