Dr. Glenda Jones

Associate Professor of English (tenured), University of Wisconsin-Stout
English and Philosophy Department
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: 117 Callahan Hall
Phone: 715-232-5138
Email: jonesgl@uwstout.edu

Research Interests: Works of personal narrative and memoir; narrative theory; writing memoir; the rhetoric, personal narrative, motherhood studies, minority retention, immigrant narratives, literary nonfiction, the writing of family history, the scholarship of teaching and learning, the personal life of Jane Addams and the women of Hull-House; and applying cultural studies as a theory to inform and explain personal narrative/memoir.

Office Hours

Day Time
Tu Fr 10:00 - 12:00

Education

    • Ph D English
      University of Illinois- Chicago
      Chicago, IL, United States, 2008
    • MA English
      Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College
      Middlebury, VT, United States, 2003
    • Master of Music (M.Mus.) Music
      College of Fine Arts, University of New Mexico
      Albuquerque, NM, United States, 2003
    • BS Social Work
      Brigham Young University
      Provo, UT, United States, 1989

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Department of English and Philosophy
        Associate Professor of English (tenured)
        2007 -
      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Women and Gender Studies Program
        Director of Women and Gender Studies
        2010 - 2015
      • UIC
        Ph.D. Candidate
        2003 - 2008
      • Malcolm X College
        Lecturer
        2005 - 2007
      • University of Illinois-Chicago, First-Year Writing Program
        Assistant Director of First-Year Writing Program
        2004 - 2005

    Academic - P-12

      • Rio Rancho Mid High
        Teacher
        2001 - 2003
      • Pojoaque High School
        Teacher
        1999 - 2001
      • West Jordan High School
        Teacher
        1990 - 1992
      • Wendover Schools
        Teacher
        1989 - 1990

Intellectual Contributions

    Book Review

    • Jones, G. (2014). Rethinking Women and Gender Studies by Catherine M. Orr, Ann Braithwaite, Diane Lichtenstein. , University of Wisconsin Press.
    • Jones, G. (2008). Letter to My Mother. By Edith Bruck. Trans. By Brenda Webster with Gabriella Romani. .
    • Jones, G. (2008). Teaching Outside the Box: How to Grab Your Students by Their Brains. By LouAnne. Johnson. .

    Journal Article

    • Sweat, J., Jones, G., Han, S., & Wolfgram, S. (2013). How Does High Impact Practice Predict Student Engagement? A Comparison of White and Minority Students. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, 7(2).
    • Lea, V., Teuber, H., Jones, G., & Wolfgram, S. (2012). Swimming up Mainstream: Facing the challenges to equity, diversity, and inclusion on a University of Wisconsin campus in Obama’s era. IN Clark, C., Brimhall-Vargas, M., & Fashing-Varner, K. (Eds.), Just How Important is Diversity in Public Higher Education? Stories from the Frontlines .
    • Jones, G. (2010). The Farmer’s Daughter. .
    • Jones, G. (2002). Rusty’s in the club: Or how I survived my first year. The New Mexico Musician, New Mexico Music Educators Association.

    Statement

    • Jones, G. (2011). Statement on the Budget Repair Bill Proposal (JR ISB 11) (Statement). .

    Dissertation

    • Jones, G. (2008). (Dissertation). .

Presentations

    Uncategorized

    • Jones, G. (October, 2014). Outlaw Mother: Transgressing the Borders of Dominant Discourse. Wisconsin and Midwest Women’s Studies Conference, River Falls, WI, United States.
    • Jones, G. (April, 2014). Outlaw Mother: Transgressing the Borders of Motherhood. Western Social Science Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM, United States.
    • Jones, G. (November, 2013). Why View High Impact Practices Through a Feminist Framework?. National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Cincinnati, OH, United States.
    • Jones, G. (September, 2013). Infusing Diversity-Helping Students Make Connections Beyond the Classroom. Midwest Culturally Inclusive Conference, Platteville, WI, United States.
    • Jones, G. (September, 2013). The Connection Between Feminism and High Impact Practices that Retain Minority Students. Midwest Culturally Inclusive Conference, Platteville, WI, United States.
    • Jones, G. (November, 2012). Twenty First Century Technology and The New Frontier of Feminist Teaching. National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Oakland, CA, United States.
    • Jones, G. (October, 2012). High Impact Practice and Student Engagement: Impact on Retention and Graduation. International Society for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
    • Jones, G. (October, 2012). Investigating the Intersections of High Impact Practices and Feminist Pedagogies. University of Wisconsin Women’s Studies Conference, Oshkosh, WI, United States.
    • Jones, G. (September, 2012). How Does High Impact Practice Predict Engagement: A Comparison of White and Minority Students. Midwest Culturally Inclusive Conference, Platteville, WI, United States.
    • Jones, G. (January 20, 2012). Transforming the Academy through High Impact Practices. HIPS conference, Green Bay, WI, United States.
    • Jones, G. (November, 2011). The Whole is Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts: Institutional Collaboration Toward Transforming Introductory WGS Courses. National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Atlanta, GA, United States.
    • Jones, G. (October, 2011). Teaching Social Literacy and Diversity to a Homogeneous Student Population: One professor’s experience using HIPS. International Society for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Milwaukee, WI, United States.
    • Jones, G. (March 26, 2011). Wisconsin Women and the Budget Repair Bill. University of Wisconsin System Women’s Studies Consortium, Madison, WI, United States.
    • Jones, G. (March 25, 2011). Single Mother and Academic: Silenced, Stereotyped, and Serviceable. University of Wisconsin Women’s Studies Conference, Madison, WI, United States.
    • Jones, G. (November, 2010). Women Studies Programs and Work/Life Mentorship: Intersections, Interventions, and Institutional Change One Woman at a Time. Wisconsin Women in High Education Leadership Conference, River Falls, WI, United States.
    • Jones, G. (March, 2010). Rigor or Rigor Mortis: Addressing Rigor in the Freshman Composition Classroom. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Louisville, KY, United States.
    • Jones, G. (October 5, 2009). Embracing diverse communities in the composition classroom through the study of “Others” in the context of public discourse. Two Year College Association-West Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, United States.
    • Jones, G. (November, 2008). I Am More Than the Job I Hope to Have: Teaching Relevance in First-Year Writing. The Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, Minneapolis, MN, United States.
    • Jones, G. (October 3, 2008). The unique challenges of teaching social literacy to students in Northern Wisconsin. Conference of Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English, Madison, WI, United States.
    • Jones, G. (March, 2007). I can tell a story, but can I write an argument?. Conference on College Composition and Communication,, New York, NY, United States.
    • Jones, G. (October, 2006). Tales from the Hood: Arguments for Change. Two-Year College Association-West Conference, Park City, UT, United States.
    • Jones, G. (March, 2006). The Rhetoric of Sexuality: Jane Addams and Mary Rozet Smith. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL, United States.
    • Jones, G. (November, 2005). Hull-House Now and Then: the external (re)presentation of gender and women. The Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, Milwaukee, WI, United States.
    • Jones, G. (April 1, 2005). From Pit Bulls to Fish Bowls: Philosophical Issues of Space in the First-Year Writing Program. The College English Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN, United States.
    • Jones, G. (November, 2004). The Social Construction of "Average" Love on Reality TV. The Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association Fifteenth Annual Conference, Buffalo, NY, United States.

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research

    Grant

    • Jones, G. Institute of Race and Ethnicity Grant. $3770 (Funded).

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Award

    • Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership, (2014)
    • Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership, (2013)
    • Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership, (2012)
    • Gender and Women’s Studies Graduate Prize Recipient, University of Illinois-Chicago (2006)
    • “Intel Teach to the Future”, (2001)

    Fellowship

    • DeWitt Wallace-Reader's Digest Fellowship, Bread Loaf School of English (2001)
    • Annenberg Fellowship, Bread Loaf School of English (2000)

    Scholarship

    • Target Teacher's Scholarship, (2001)

Service

    University

      UW Stout

      • Committee Chair, Chancellor’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity Coalition (2012 - 2013)
      • Committee Chair, Freshman English Committee (2008 - 2010)

    Professional

    • Co-Chair, University of Wisconsin System Women’s Studies Consortium (2013 - 2015)