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Jessica Cantiello

Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Writing

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-1980
Office: JEF 150



Ph.D. English, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, 5/2012
M.S. Teaching, Pace University, 5/2005
B.A. English and American Studies, Tufts University, 5/2003


Journal Article

Cantiello, J. W. (2012). Frances E. W. Harper's Educational Reservations: The Indian Question in Iola Leroy. African American Review. Vol. 45 (4), pp. 575-592.
Cantiello, J. W. (2011). "‘That Story About the Gun’: Pseudo-Memory in Julia Alvarez’s Autobiographical Novels". MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States. Vol. 36 (1), pp. 83-108.
Cantiello, J. W. (2011). "From Pre-Racial to Post-Racial?: Reading and Reviewing A Mercy in the Age of Obama". MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States. Vol. 36 (2), pp. 165-183.
Cantiello, J. W. (2009). "Pedagogical Acts: Teaching and Learning in Jane Tompkins’ A Life in School and Alice Kaplan’s French Lessons". Prose Studies. Vol. 31 (3), pp. 190-201.
Cantiello, J. W. (2009). "‘Tell us!’: Before We Were Free and Julia Alvarez's Testimonial Cycle". Trujillo, Trauma, Testimony: Mario Vargas Llosa, Julia Alvarez, Edwidge Danticat and Other Writers on Hispaniola. Spec. Issue of Antípodas: Journal of Hispanic and Galician Studies. Vol. 20, pp. 141-156.

Magazine/Trade Publication

Cantiello, J. W. Channeling Mom in the Classroom. "Channeling Mom in the Classroom," Inside Higher Ed. Full text available
Cantiello, J. W. Fourth-Grade Lessons. "Fourth-Grade Lessons," Inside Higher Ed (August 16, 2013). Full text of article
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