Joshua Wharton

Wharton, Joshua


Joshua Wharton received his BA in Literary Studies from Appalachian State University in the Spring of 2017. Following this, he received his MA in English in the Fall of 2019, also from ASU. His master’s thesis was entitled “‘The Animal, Whatever It Was’: Dogs, Multi-Species Subjectivity, and the Signifier Guide in Go Down, Moses and The Call of the Wild”. During his time as a graduate student, he worked as a consultant in the University Writing Center and began teaching in the Rhetoric and Composition Program, which he continued to do after graduation. While he currently teaches Expository Writing and Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum, Joshua’s other academic interests include Animal Studies, Posthumanism, American Wilderness Narratives, and Dog Writing. 

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The First Year Seminar is part of the General Education Program located in Anne Belk Hall, Room 250.

Phone: 828-262-2028

Our mailing address:
First Year Seminar
ASU Box 32065
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608

Director of First Year Seminar:
Rick Klima

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