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Peter Goggin

Peter Goggin

Associate Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

petergo@asu.edu

480-965-7748

Department of English
Arizona State University
PO Box 871401
Tempe, AZ 85287-1401

Titles

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation
  • Associate Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Biography

Peter Goggin is associate professor of English (Rhetoric) at Arizona State University where he studies and teaches theories of literacy, environmental rhetoric, and sustainability. He is the editor of Environmental Rhetoric and Ecologies of Place (2013), Rhetorics, Literacies, and Narratives of Sustainability (2009), co-editor of Serendipity in Rhetoric, Writing,and Literacy Research (2018), and author of Professing Literacy in Composition Studies (2008). His articles on literacies of sustainability, environmental rhetoric, and environmental discourse, rhetoric, and writing include publication in Composition Studies, Community Literacy Journal, and Computers and Composition. He is a senior sustainability scholar with ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation, and his current research includes the study of rhetorics and discourses of sustainability and globalization in oceanic islands. In addition to Arizona he has taught graduate and undergraduate courses and seminars in Romania, China, Bermuda, Boston, Pittsburgh, and Austria. He is founder and codirector of the annual Western States Rhetoric and Literacy conference, which features themes on sustainability, culture, transnationality, and place.

Education

  • PhD, Rhetoric and Linguistics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2000
  • MA, English, Northeastern University, 1987
  • BS, Drama-Technical Design, Northeastern University, 1983

Expertise

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Journal Articles

2018

Goggin, P. 2018. "Are mermaids real?": Rhetorical discourses and the science of merfolk. Shima Journal 12(2):12-23.

2012

Shepherd, R. and P. Goggin. 2012. Reclaiming "old" literacies in the new Literacy Information Age: The functional literacies of the mediated workstation. Composition Studies 40(2):66-91. (link )

2009

Goggin, P. and E. Long. 2009. The co-construction of a local public environmental discourse: Letters to the Editor, Bermuda's Royal Gazette, and the Southlands Hotel development controversy. Community of Literacy Journal 4(1):5-29. (link )

Books

2018

Daly Goggin, M. and P. N. Goggin eds. 2018. Serendipity in Rhetoric, Writing, and Literacy Research. The University Press of Colorado. ISBN: 978-1607327387.

2013

Goggin, P. N. ed. 2013. Environmental Rhetoric and Ecologies of Place. Routledge. New York, NY. ISBN: 978-0415818407.

2009

Goggin, P. N. ed. 2009. Rhetorics, Literacies, and Narratives of Sustainability. Routledge. ISBN: 978-0415800419.

2007

Goggin, P. N. 2007. Professing Literacy in Composition Studies. Hampton Pr. ISBN: 978-1572737884.

Book Chapters

2018

Daly Goggin, M. and P. N. Goggin. 2018. Stumbling into wisdom in rhetoric, writing, and literacy research: An introduction. In: Daly Goggin, M. and P. N. Goggin eds., Serendipity in Rhetoric, Writing, and Literacy Research. The University Press of Colorado. ISBN: 978-1607327387.

Goggin, P. N. 2018. The art of the "accident": Serendipity in field research. In: Daly Goggin, M. and P. N. Goggin eds., Serendipity in Rhetoric, Writing, and Literacy Research. The University Press of Colorado . ISBN: 978-1607327387.

2017

Goggin, P. N. 2017. "Exclaveness" and liminality: Materialities and rhetorics of place at the Canadian border. Pp. 61-72 In: Brandt, S. L. ed., In-Between -- Liminal Spaces in Canadian Literature and Culture. Peter Land GmbH. ISBN: 978-3631735695.

2015

Goggin, P. N. 2015. Rhetorical and material boundaries: Animal agency and presence in msall oceanic islands. In: Demo, A. T. ed., Rhetoric Across Borders. Parlor Press. ISBN: 978-1602357389.

2013

Goggin, P. N. 2013. Introduction. Pp. 1-14 In: Goggin, P. N. ed., Environmental Rhetoric and Ecologies of Place. Routledge. ISBN: 978-1138696273.

Springer, M. and P. N. Goggin. 2013. Digital cities: Rhetoric of place in environmental video games. Pp. 111-126 In: Goggin, P. N. ed., Environmental Rhetoric and Ecologies of Place. Routledge. New York, NY. ISBN: 978-0415818407.

2009

Goggin, P. N. 2009. Introduction. Pp. 1-12 In: Goggin, P. N. ed., Rhetorics, Literacies, and Narratives of Sustainability. Routledge. ISBN: 978-0415800419.