Daniel Collins, PHD

Daniel Collins, PHD

Associate Professor

Department : English

Email : daniel.collins@manhattan.edu

Phone : 718-862-7498

Office : MGL 421


PHD, Indiana U. of Pennsylvania
MA, University of North Carolina
BA, SUNY Buffalo


Composition Theory, Cultural Studies, Rhetoric, Ethics, Public Health

Publications & Professional Activities

  • "Vocabularies Clashing: 'The Fragmented Generation' Describes Itself."  The Journal of College and Character Vol 12.1 (2011).
  • "Culture Jammin': Using Primary and Secondary Discourses in the Composition Classroom."  Journal of Teaching Writing Vol 23.1 (2007).
  • "Writing to Connect Through Paired Courses."  The WAC Journal 15 (2004).
  • With Betsy Ervin: "Writing Against Time: Students Composing 'Legacies' in a History Conscious City."  City Comp: Identities, Spaces, Practices. Albany, NY: SUNY P, 2003.  38-56.
  • "The Great Work:  Recomposing Vocationalism and the Community College Curriculum."  Beyond English, Inc: Curricular Reform in a Global Economy.  Edited by David B. Downing, Claude Mark Hurlbert, and Paula Mathieu.  Heinemann:  Portsmouth, NH: 2002.  194-203.
  • "Audience in Afrocentric Rhetoric:  Promoting Human Agency and Social Change."  Alternative Rhetoric:  Challenges to the Rhetorical Tradition.  Edited by Laura Gray-Rosendale and Sibylle Gruber.  Albany, New York:  Suny P., 2001.  185-200.
  • With Robert C. Sutton:  "Rhetoric as Commitment:  Ethics and Everyday Life."  Teaching English in the Two-Year College.  September 2001:  43-56.
  • With others: "Between Apocalypse and Eutopia: Narrative In and Out of Cyberspace" Works and Days 17/18 (1999/2000): 453-85.


Teagle Foundation College Community Connections Grant, 2009-2011, $240,000.00

Teagle Foundation College Community Connections Grant, 2012-2014, $270,000.00

Courses Taught/Teaching

ENGL 110      College Writing

ENGL 110      College Writing-(Educ Only)
ENGL 110      College Writing-Arches

ENGL210       Exposition and Argumentation
ENGL 326      Advanced Composition
ENGL 332      Theories of Composition
ENGL 333      Grammar and Writing
ENGL 395      Senior Seminar (The Rhetoric of Truth and Lies)