Jessica Cantiello

Professor (Teaching) of Writing
Email Office JEF 150 Office Phone (213) 740-1980


  • 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. (2019). Chain of Dependencies: A New Visual Heuristic to Discover the Underlying Logic of an Argument. Journal of Teaching Writing. Vol. 34 (1)
    • Cantiello, J. W. (2014). School Pictures: Photographs in the Memoirs of White Teachers of Native American Children. Framing Lives. Spec. Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies.. Vol. 29 (1), pp. 79-106.
    • 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.

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