Joseph V Torok

Joseph V Torok

Associate Professor of Teaching

5057 Woodward, #10501



Joseph V Torok

Joe has a background in rhetoric, writing, and technical communications. His writing background includes arts and entertainment reporting, sports reporting, textbook authoring, and academic publications focused on writing assessment and writing program administration. As a PhD candidate, Joe's research examines the politiics and history of citation practices in the field of rhetroic and composition. Joe was born and raised in the Lansing area with an extended family there and in metro Detroit where he now calls home.

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  • Rhetoric and composition
  • Digital rhetoric
  • BibliometricsĀ 
  • Technical and professional wriitng
  • Writing assessment
  • Open access writing and publishing


M.A. Written Communication

Courses taught by Joseph V Torok

Fall Term 2024 (future)

Winter Term 2024 (current)

Fall Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Winter Term 2022