Emily Jo Scalzo

Emily Jo Scalzo

Assistant Teaching Professor of English

Curriculum Vitae


Room:RB 241

Emily Jo Scalzo holds a BA in creative writing from Purdue University and an MFA in creative writing from California State University-Fresno. She is currently an assistant teaching professor at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Her work has appeared in various magazines including Midwestern Gothic, Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, Blue Collar Review, Ms. Fit Magazine, Third Wednesday, Melancholy Hyperbole, New Verse News, Leaves of Ink, and others. Her first chapbook, The Politics of Division, was published through Five Oaks Press in 2017.

Professional Experience

Assistant Teaching Professor

Ball State University, Muncie, IN, Fall 2013 – Present

Courses: freshman composition, research, and introductory creative writing

Associate Faculty

Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN, Spring 2011 – Spring 2013

Courses: core curriculum English composition

Adjunct Professor

Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL, Spring 2011 – Summer 2013

Courses: remedial and freshman-level English composition

Curriculum Vitae

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MFA in Creative Writing

California State University, Fresno, 2010

B.A. in Creative Writing

Purdue University, 2006

Research and Publications

  • “Gun Control.” (poem) Disarm: A Gun Sense Anthology. Eds. Laura Roberts and Maggie McGarvey. Black Heart Magazine, April 2017.
  • The Politics of Division. Five Oaks Press, March 2017.
  • “To My Father.” (poem) Scarlet Leaf Review. December 2016. Online.

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Composing Research 104 14 0930 - 1045 T R RB, room 129
Composing Research 104 16 1700 - 1815 T R RB, room 118
Intro to Creative Wr 285 10 1530 - 1645 T R RB, room 118
Fiction Writing 307 1 1100 - 1215 T R RB, room 115