Adrienne Jankens

Adrienne Jankens

Assistant Professor


 10304.1, 5057 Woodward



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Adrienne Jankens


  • B.A. English, Valparaiso University
  • M.A. English Composition and Communication, Central Michigan University
  • Ph.D. English, Rhetoric and Composition, Wayne State University
  • Professional Education Certificate, State of Michigan, expires June 2021

Awards and grants

  •  Excellence in Teaching Writing Award, Wayne State University Rhetoric and Composition Program, 2015


Selected publications

Jankens, Adrienne. "Learning How to Ask Writing Questions with Rhetorical Reflections." Composition Forum, 41. Spring 2019.

Trimble, Thomas and Adrienne Jankens "“Features of Reflective Writing: Using Taxonomies of Metacognitive Behaviors to Analyze Student Reflection and Improve Teaching Practice.” Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture, vol. 19, no. 3, October 2019.

Wallis, Jule and Adrienne Jankens. “Collaborative Development: Reflective Mentoring for GTAs.” Writing Program and Writing Center Collaborations: Transcending Boundaries. Eds. Alice Myatt and Lynee Gaillet. Palgrave MacMillan, 2016.


Currently teaching

  • ENG 1020: Introductory College Writing

    ENG 7064: The Teaching of Writing


Courses taught

 ENG 1020 (Introductory College Writing), ENG 3010 (Intermediate College Writing), ENG 5010 (Advanced Expository Writing), ENG 6004 (Pedagogical Practicum II), ENG 7990 (directed study, Design Rhetoric and Writing Program Administration; directed study, Teaching College Writing; directed study, Building Bridges for Literacy)