Name: Dr. Joseph Zeppetello
Title: Writing Program Director/Writing Center Director
Office Location: Fontaine 327
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2593
Email: Joseph.Zeppetello@Marist.edu
Degrees Held:

B.A. SUNY at Oswego
M.A. SUNY Center at Albany, D.A. SUNY Center at Albany

Bio:

Joseph Zeppetello was awarded a teaching fellowship at The State University of New York University Center at Albany where he was assigned to William L Reese and was Teaching Assistant for the first Writing Intensive Introduction to Philosophy Course at Albany. He worked closely with Cy Knoblauch, Lil Brannon and Steve North at the inception of the SUNY Albany Writing Center, and was part of a research study conducted by Steve North. He was awarded another teaching fellowship to study for his doctorate under Naomi Zack, and completed a cross-disciplinary DA degree in Composition Studies and Philosophy. He has published fiction and nonfiction, and has eclectic writing interests ranging from academic essays to novels, to short stories, along with a keen interest in photography. He is presently working on another novel and a collection of short stories.

Interests:

Composition and Rhetoric, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction

Publications:

Facebook page for Daring to Eat A Peach, a Novel

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Daring-to-Eat-a-Peach/118748408155643

 

Publisher’s page for Daring to Eat A Peach, a Novel

http://atticusbooksonline.com/books/2010-releases/daring-to-eat-a-peach/

 

“Radios and Rockets,” a short story

http://atticusbooksonline.com/blog/2010/05/04/radios-and-rockets/

 

“The Sacrament,” a short story

http://atticusbooksonline.com/blog/2010/04/21/the-sacrament/

 

“Richard,” a short story

http://atticusbooksonline.com/blog/2010/09/20/richard/

 

“The Train to Viareggio, an Ode” a short story

http://theoriginalvangoghsearanthology.com/2012/12/06/the-train-to-viareggio-and-ode-by-joe-zeppetello/

 

“Accidentally Online,” an essay

http://www.nyu.edu/frn/publications/emerging.pedagogies/Zeppetello.html

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

Prose, Academic

Summer 2012, “Making Learning Work: Three Strategies for Introducing Composition Theory to Undergraduates.” Kansas English.

Spring 2012, “Accidentally Online: Working with Hybrid Classes.”  Faculty Resources Network: Emerging Pedagogies for the New Millennium.  New York University.

June 2006, “(Mis) Conceptions: Pedagogical Labor and Learning Enhancement Programs,” Labor, Writing Technologies, and the Shaping of Composition in the Academy.  Takayoshi and Sullivan, Eds.  Hampton Press.

“Margaret Drabble,” Modern British Women Writers, an A-Z Guide. Janik and Janik, Eds.  Greenwood Press: CT. 2002.

Spring 2001 “Great and Not So Great Expectations; Tutor training in a Writing Center,” The Writing Lab Newsletter, Purdue University, IN.

 

Prose Creative

December 2012, “The Train to Viareggio, an Ode,” The Original Van Gogh’s Ear

November 2010, Daring to Eat A Peach: a Novel, Atticus Books, MD.

March 2010, “The Sacrament,” Atticus Books online.

April 2010, “Richard,” and “Radios and Rockets,” Atticus Books, online.

February 2007, “Fishing Trip,” Copper Nickel, #7

Spring 2002, “Spring Rain,” Bone and Flesh #17, Concord, NH.

 

 

 

 

 

Conferences & Workshops:

March 16, 2005 �Writing Centers: Gateway to Diversity,� Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA.

March 24, 2004 �Writing at/of The Center,� Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Antonio, TX.

March 19, 2003 �The Writing Center as a Site of Transformation,� Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY.

 

Affiliations:

National Council of Teachers of English,
Conference on College Composition and Communication
North East Writing Centers Association,
Writing Program Administrators
International Writing Centers Association

Presentations:

June 2012, Edith Wharton in Florence Conference.  “Lily Bart and Undine Spragg sister Outsiders.” Florence, Italy.

November 2011, Faculty Resource Network, Emerging Pedagogies for the New Millennium.  New York University, “Accidentally Online,” San Juan, Puerto Rico.

February 7, 2011, Association of Writers and Writing Programs, Washington, D.C. read a shortened version of Chapter 12 of my novel, Daring to Eat A Peach.

September 10 - 11, 2009, Invitational Symposium from McGraw-Hill on Freshman Composition from in Phoenix AZ.

April 20, 2010, “First-Year Writing Remix:  New Tunes from an Old Song,” at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Louisville, KY.

April 3, 2008 Conference on College Composition and Communication part of a panel entitled, Imagining Realities: Teaching Composition Theory to Undergraduates.  My presentation was “Who’s Talking?  Whose Reality?” with Dr. Angela Laflen and Dr. Joshua Kotzin. New Orleans, LA.

November 17-18, 2006, “Cross-Cultural Perspectives and the Education of Millennial Students,” at Faculty Resource Network, New York University, The Millennial Student Symposium, University of Sacred Heart and the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

November 17-18, 2006, �Cross-Cultural Perspectives and the Education of Millennial Students,� at Faculty Resource Network, New York University, The Millennial Student Symposium, University of Sacred Heart and the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

October 6, 2006, �A Pedagogy of Conscience,� Peace and Justice Studies Association, Who Speaks for the Common Good Manhattan College, Bronx, NY.

March 23, 2006 �Freire, Fusion, and the Challenge of Neoliberalism,� Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL.

March 17, 2005 �Access Denied, Access Regained: Distance Education For Pre-College And Adult Education Students,� Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA.

October 7, 2004 �Synchronizing Writing Programs� The Watson Conference on Composition, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

April 10, 2004, �Putting on a New Face: Crossing the Curriculum,� Northeast Writing Centers Association, Merrimack College, North Andover, MA.

March 21, 2004, �Liberating the Student and Teacher: Using Distance Learning and Computer-Mediated Instruction to Focus on Composition,� International TechEd Conference, Ontario, CA.

March 19, 2003, �Shadow Mentoring in the Writing Center: Only the Shadow Knows,� Also co-chair of the Writing Center Workshop The Writing Center as a Site of Transformation, The Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY.

October 11, 2002, Watson Conference on Composition, �Webs of Beliefs: Constructions of Self Through Composition,� University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

April 2002, �Diversity and Distance,� Northeast Writing Centers Association. Bryant College, Smithfield, Rhode Island.