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Liz Jacoby

Office: 136 O'Dowd Hall
Email: [email protected]


Liz has a BA in Political Science from the University of Illinois-Chicago. She transitioned into the English discipline when she received her MA from Eastern Illinois University in Composition and Rhetoric and then her Ph.D. in 2019 from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. While working with Dr. David Downing, her research centered around academic and campus novels and the effects of neoliberalism within higher education. Other areas of interest include poetry, gender and women's studies, academic and campus films, and the broad reaches of Foucault's discourse on power.


Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D.
Eastern Illinois University, MA
University of Illinois-Chicago, BA


WRT 1050 Composition I

Department of Writing and Rhetoric

O'Dowd Hall, Room 378
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-2746
fax: (248) 370-2748