Office: 506HH Humanities and Social Sciences BuildingPhone: 724-357-4938 E-mail: Oriana.Gatta@iup.edu
PhD, Rhetoric and Composition, Georgia State University MA Women’s Studies, Georgia State University BA English and Psychology, Lakeland College
Visual Rhetoric/Culture; Postmodern, Postcolonial, and Intersectional Feminist Theory; Comic Book Studies; Critical Pedagogy; Digital Pedagogy, Multimodal Composition, and Digital Archival Methodologies
Oriana’s research is grounded in the rhetorical analysis of ideology as it functions in print and digital genres of popular culture, and her pedagogical approach to teaching composition works towards moving students from passive consumption, to critique, to the conscious production of print and digital media designed to reflect their own ideological perspectives.
English 101: Composition I English 220: Advanced Composition I
English 220 Advanced Composition 1English 202 Composition IIEnglish 360 Editing and Publishing