Center for Writing and Speaking

All Offices & Services

Talia Argondezzi


Director, Writing and Speaking Program


Ph.D., City University of New York

B.A., University of Scranton


Writing, Pedagogy, and Society (IDS 290)

Common Intellectual Experience (CIE)

Professional Experience

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow and Associate Director of First-Year Writing, Duke University

Writing Fellow, Bernard L. Schwartz Communications Institute

Writing Consultant, Baruch College Writing Center

Research Interests

early U.S. literature and culture

writing pedagogy

writing assessment

Recent Work


“Charles Lenox Sargent’s Life of Alexander Smith: Imagining Indian Removal in the South Pacific.” Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal.



“‘A Species of Patrimony’: Charles Brockden Brown and Erasmus Darwin.” Recording Nature in the Early Atlantic World Conference, Tampa, FL, October 2015. 

“Make It Count: A Success Plan for Assessment.” Myths and Movements: Reimagining Higher Education Assessment, Drexel University, September 2014.

“Learning Goals Lead the Way” and “Inspiring Writing Projects from Start to Finish.” Faculty development workshops at Hong Kong Baptist University, August 2014.