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Joe  Moxley

Joe Moxley

Joe Moxley


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Professor Moxley, PhD (University @ Buffalo), is

  • a professor of English at the University of South Florida
  • an author of numerous books and articles on assessment, writing analytics, writing pedagogy, peer production and participatory learning, open education, scholarly publishing, electronic theses and dissertations, research methods, learning communities, ethnography, datagogies, response to writing, and tools for writers.

Professor Moxley

  • founded Writing Commons
  • founded My Reviewers, a software program, and secured $3M in funding for its development
  • founded The Journal of Writing Analytics, an academic journal published by the Colorado State University Press
  • directed the first-year composition program at USF between 2003 and 2018
  • has received over $1.5M in funding from NSF and FIPSE (Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education).


  • The Guide for Electronic Theses and Dissertations was translated in Greek, Spanish, French
  • Publish, Don’t Perish was translated in Chinese.


  • PhD, SUNY Buffalo, Measurement and Evaluation (Writing Studies Concentration)
  • MA, SUNY Buffalo, Creative Writing
  • BA, University of Utah, English
  • BA, University of Utah, Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Book Award for College Writing Online, 2004. Computers and Composition
  • Teaching and Learning Innovator Award for My Reviewers, 2006. Campus Technology
  • Microsoft Scholar Award ($100,000), 2000. Microsoft
  • Writing Program Certificate of Excellence Award. College Composition and Communication & NCTE
  • USF Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, 1996
  • USF Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, 1993
  • USF Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, 1990