Dr. Jossalyn Larson



Research interests: religious rhetoric in popular culture, conversations in religion and science, and gamification and writing self-efficacy

Dr. Larson earned a BA in English Literature from the University of Miami in 2005 and a PhD in English Literature from St. Louis University in 2016. Larson has been teaching at Missouri S&T since 2012. Before joining the Department of English and Technical Communication, she taught at several other schools in Missouri.

Her publications include the following:

"Reimagining the Stacks: Classroom Technology and Library Collaboration for Writing in the Disciplines," The Journal of Student Success in Writing, vol. 1, no. 1 (2017-2018), https://digitalcommons.georgiasouthern.edu/jssw/vol1/iss1/1/ (co-authored with Dr. Daniel Reardon).

"Motorcycle Monasticism: Masculine Religiosity in MC Culture," Bonds of Brotherhood: Masculinity and Gender in Sons of Anarchy, edited by Susan Fanetti (North Carolina: Jefferson, 2018), 77-92.

"The Sovereignty of Truth: Memory and Morality in 'Crocodile,'" Through the Black Mirror: Deconstructing the Side Effects of the Digital Age, edited by Terence McSweeney and Stuart Joy (Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019), 217-229.