Assistant Professor , Department of Rhetoric and Professional Writing
Internship Coordinator, Professional and Technical Writing
Outreach Coordinator, Professional and Technical Writing
Office: 218 Zahnow Library,map of the offices here. (132kB)
Email: ejorgens @ svsu.edu
Doctorate of Philosophy, 2002, Rhetoric and Professional Communication, Iowa State University
Dissertation: "Takin' It to the Streets: Culture War, Rhetorical Education, and Democratic Virtue"
Master of Arts, 1995, English, Iowa State University
Bachelor of Arts, 1992, English, Iowa State University
Saginaw Valley State University, 2007–present
Simpson College, 2004–2007
Assistant Professor, 2005–2007
Adjunct Professor, 2004–2005
Iowa State University, 1994–2005
Teaching Assistant, 1994–2005
“Vermicomposting with Spent Coffee Grounds.” Soil and Mulch Producer News . (with G. Roekle, C.H. Schilling, E.C. Meisel, and B. Thomas).
“Teaching and Learning Democracy in the Wake of September 11.” Education Landscapes in the 21st Century : Cross-cultural Challenges and Multi-disciplinary Perspectives . Cambridge Scholars Press.
“Local food at imported food prices: Why vermiculture and aquaculture matter.” Biocycle . (with C.H. Schilling, E.C. Meisel, B. Thomas, D.H. Swenson and B. Millrick).
Green Cardinal Initiative
Gender Studies Committee
Advisor, SVSU Friends of Ishmael
RPW Exploratory Committee
English Department PR Committee
2011 Study Abroad El Salvador
SVSU Fall Adjunct Faculty Orientation presenter, “Infusing Sustainability into Your Curriculum”
Saginaw Healthy Foods Initiative
Sanford Lake Protection
ISU Research Excellence Award (Dissertation)
ISU YWCA Outstanding Woman Scholar
ISU Teaching Excellence Award
History of ideas/epistemology