Dr. Stephen J. Muscolino is an Adjunct Lecturer in the Arts & Humanities division, where he teaches WRT2000 - Research Writing and WRT1000 - Intensive Rhetoric Writing Tutorial. He is also a Lecturer at Tufts University, where he teaches extensively in the FYWP/Department of English. At Tufts, his taught courses include ENG 1: Expository Writing and ENG 2: Digital Media Cultures. In addition to these courses, Stephen also works as an Instructor of English at the Tisch College of Civic Life (TUPIT), which brings Tufts faculty and students together with incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people, educators, organizers, corrections staff, and scholars of criminal justice to facilitate creative and collaborative responses to the problems of mass incarceration and racial injustice.
His research interests are an interdisciplinary mix of critical literary theory (contemporary American fiction), with a focus on cultural digitization and social media theory. He holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of Glasgow, where he also earned an MSc in Media, Communications, and International Journalism. Prior to coming to Babson, Stephen taught at various academic institutions, primarily in First-Year Writing tracks and English Departments. These include the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and the Wentworth Institute of Technology.
Academic Interest / Expertise
Contemporary American Fiction; Postmodern Literature; Media, Communications & International Journalism; Tech Culture & Social Media Studies; Rhetorical Studies & Public Communication