Jackie Cason

Assistant Professor
Office: Admin 103-H
Phone: (907) 786-4367
Email: afjec1@uaa.alaska.edu


Jacqueline Cason received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, where her dissertation examined history of science essays by Loren Eiseley. She has taught courses in the evolution of the essay genre, nonfiction prose, public science writing, technical and scientific writing, first-year composition, persuasive writing, and advanced composition. Her research interests include the rhetoric of science in professional and public contexts, landscape writing, Canadian nonfiction writing, multimedia forms of the essay, and digital literacies in first-year composition. Cason is a UAA Technology Fellow and is currently developing a web-text on composing controversy with a radio broadcast.


Ph.D. University of Arkansas Fayetteville

Teaching Responsibilities

rhetoric and composition, science writing, the rhetoric of science, and nature writing