Janet Boyd

Associate Dean, Becton College; Associate Professor,
Department of Literature, Language, Writing, and Humanities



  • Introduction to Composition
  • Rhetoric and Inquiry
  • Research and Argument
  • English Grammar
  • Modernism


  • First-year writing
  • English language and grammar
  • Academic support services
  • Writing centers
  • International student support
  • American literature
  • Interdisciplinary Modernism


  • BA, Rutgers College
  • MA, PhD, Columbia University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Academic Profile

In addition to publishing a number of journal articles and book chapters, Dr. Boyd co-edited with Sharon J. Kirsch. Ph.D., a volume of collected essays called Primary Stein: Returning to the Writing of Gertrude Stein (2014). She and Kirsch serve as general editors for Innovation and Activism in American Women’s Writing, a book series that focuses on writing by women who have sought to critique or transform their communities, countries, cultures, identities, or aesthetics. Forthcoming from Routledge in 2022 is a book Dr. Boyd co-edited with Mutiara Mohamad EdD entitled International Student Support and Engagement: Innovative Practices for Universities.

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