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Andrew Moss

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Contact Information

315B English
M/C 718
Urbana, IL 61801
Senior Lecturer

Biography

Andrew Moss teaches writing and literature at the University of Illinois. He has developed courses in grant writing, international business culture and practical business argument. He works extensively with public schools and community organizations in Champaign-Urbana to connect Illinois' resources to under-served students and groups.

Research Interests

Technical and Professional Communication Pedagogy, Affect and Learning, 19th C American Literature, International Culture, Public Engagement

Education

  • Kitakawabe High School, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • B.A. Honors English Georgetown University, Cum Laude
  • PhD American Literature University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Grants

“Emotion and the Writing Process in the Program in Professional Writing,” funded by the Office of the Provost, explores the role of affect and cognition in the teaching of writing (Illinois IRB Protocol #21564).

Awards and Honors

  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Award for Outstanding Teaching 2008
  • Department of English Outstanding Teacher Award 2004, 2007, 2021
 
  • Named to the List of Teachers Rated Excellent by Their Students for the following semesters:
  • Spring 1999, Fall 1999, Spring 2000, Fall 2000, Spring 2001, Spring 2002, Fall 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Fall 2008, Fall 2010, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Summer 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2023

Courses Taught

  • Business and Technical Writing 280 -- Global Business Communication
  • Business and Technical Writing 263 -- Effective Grant Writing
  • Business and Technical Writing 250  -- Principles of Business Communication
  • Business and Technical Writing 271 -- Persuasive Business Writing
  • English 116 -- Introduction to American Literature
  • English 109 -- Writing about Fiction
  • English 103 -- Introduction to Fiction
  • English 200 -- Introduction to Literary Study
  • English 210 -- Survey of Modern British Literature
  • English 248 -- British and Continental Fiction
  • English 255 -- Survey of Early American Literature
  • English 342 -- Modern British Literature to 1930
  • English 341 -- British Literature since 1930
  • English 300 -- Conrad and Dostoyevsky
  • English 300 -- Beckett and Kafka
  • Rhetoric 105 -- Principles of Composition