Brian Gogan

Brian Gogan

Department of English

Brian Gogan

Assistant Professor of English

Contact Information:
Office Phone: (269)387-2576
Office Location: 609 Sprau Tower


Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic and State University (2011)

Creative, Research, and Scholarly Interests:
Rhetoric and Writing Studies


Brian Gogan is an Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Writing Studies. His research interests include public writing, professional writing, letter writing, grant writing, critical theory, and Baudrillardian rhetoric. His work has appeared in College Composition and Communication and Who Speaks for Writing: Stewardship for Writing Studies in the 21st Century.

He has taught courses in college composition, business writing, technical writing, academic literacy, and public sphere literacy. His teaching has been recognized with the 2011 Composition Program Award for excellence in teaching at Virginia Tech and the 2007 John D. McCabe Award for excellence in teaching at Marquette University.

He has served as a member in the Center for the Study of Rhetoric in Society and as an inaugural fellow to the Blue Ridge Writing Project, a local site of the National Writing Project.

He enjoys swimming, running, cooking, watching movies, and attending art exhibitions. He resides in Kalamazoo with his wife Amanda.



Department of English
6th floor Sprau Tower
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5331 USA
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