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Andréa Caloiaro, Ph.D.

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University Writing Program
2215 Turlington Hall
PO Box 112020
Gainesville, FL 32611-2020

Courses Taught

  • ENC 3459: Writing in the Medical Sciences
  • ENC 3453: Writing in the Health Professions
  • ENC 3254: Writing in the Disciplines
  • ENC 3246: Professional Communication for Engineers
  • ENC 5319: Scholarly Writing for Publication
  • QUEST 2: Words Matter: The Discourse of Public Engagement
  • ENC 2305: Activism, Outreach, and Media
  • ENC 1101
  • ENC 1102
  • ENG 1001

Pedagogical Interests

Writing in health and medicine; writing in the disciplines; public-engagement and service-learning writing; ethnographic and immersive writing; online teaching and learning

Research Interests

Rhetoric, composition, and writing studies; trauma and memory; narrativity and war writing; Irish and British literature

Personal Interests

Music theory, surfing and watery explorations, an overabundance of guitars, writing

Best Writing Advice

Writing can offer us a sense of accomplishment and fulfillment. It can also induce anxiety. Build for yourself, and others, a community of writers. Writer together. Share your work at every stage. Make writing a social act; it’ll fuel your creativity, your craft, and confidence.


Caloiaro, Andréa. “When the Specters of the First World War Return to the Anglo-Irish Estate: Elizabeth Bowen’s A World of Love and J. G. Farrell’s Troubles,” e-Keltoi: Journal of Interdisciplinary Celtic Studies. vol. 5 , no. 4, 2019, pp. 76-101.

Caloiaro, Andréa. “Embodying the trauma of the Somme as an Ulster Protestant Veteran in Christina Reid’s My Name, Shall I Tell You My Name?.” Études irlandaises, vol. 42, no. 1, 2017. pp. 77-92.

Caloiaro, Andréa. “‘The best game in the world’: masculinity, militarism, and the geopolitical boundaries of sport in The Crying Game.” Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature, vol. 33, no. 1, 2015/16, pp. 13-30.

Caloiaro, Andréa. “Dry Spells.” Sea Maven: An Ocean Journal. 19 March 2019,