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James Condon

Associate Professor (Teaching) of Writing

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-1980
Office: JEF 258



Ph.D. English, University of California, Riverside, 12/2009
M.A. English, California State University, Sacramento, 6/2004
B.A. English, University of California, Davis, 6/2001

Funded Research

USC Funding

Teaching with Technology Grant / Center for Scholarly Technology. Writing about Crisis: An assignment cycle building toward a multimedia digital essay utilizing a suite of third party software applications to facilitate interactive, asynchronous collaboration from invention to revision. , $5,000, Spring 2012   

Conferences and Other Presentations

Conference Presentations

"Thinking It Through: Advanced Writing and the Balkanization of the University", Conference on College Composition and Communication, Roundtable/Panel, Tampa, FL, Invited, 04/19/2015-  
"What Composition Can Teach Us: Disciplinary Struggle as Professional Paradigm", Conference on College Composition and Communication, Roundtable/Panel, Indianapolis, IN, Invited, 04/22/2014-  
"Graduate Training and Program Shifts", Conference on College Composition and Communication, Roundtable/Panel, Refereed St. Louis, MO, Invited, 03/22/2012-  
"Parsing Place: Performative Space as Precursor to Revenge", Renaissance Conference of Southern California, Roundtable/Panel, Refereed The Huntington Library, Invited, 05/07/2011-  
"But Words Will Never Hurt Me: Grief and Vengeance Emblazoned in Titus Andronicus and The Revenger’s Tragedy", Shakespeare Association of American annual meeting, Lecture/Seminar, Refereed Chicago, IL, Invited, 04/03/2010-  
"Digital Natives and the Academic Discourse Community", Conference on College Composition and Communication, Roundtable/Panel, Refereed Las Vegas, NV, Invited, 03/13/2013-03/16/2013  


Instructor's Manual

Condon, J. J. (2010). "Chapter 9: Speculating About Causes." The St. Martin's Guide to Writing: Instructor's Resource Manual. Bedford / St. Martin's.

Journal Article

Condon, J. J. (2012). Setting the Stage for Revenge: Space, Performance, and Power in Early Modern Revenge Tragedy. Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England. Vol. 25, pp. 62-82.

Service to the University


Chair, Lower Division Curriculum Committee, 2015-2016   
Member, Merit Review Committee, 2014-2015   
Member, Personnel Committee, 2014-2015   
Member, Professional Development Committee, 2011-2014  
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