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Northwest Missouri State University

Dr. Joseph Haughey

Dr. Joseph Haughey



2730 Colden Hall


660.562.1963 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2013

Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D. English Education; Western Michigan University, 2013
    • Dissertation: The History of Shakespeare in American Education, 1620-1930.

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 111: Academic Literacies
  • ENGL 220: Introduction to Literature
  • ENGL 322: Introduction to the Teaching of Writing
  • ENGL 404: Schoolhouse Grammars
  • ENGL 580: Secondary Methods in the Teaching of English
  • ENGL 698: Problems in Teaching Literature and Composition

Academic Interests

  • English education and critical literacy
  • Educational history
  • Shakespeare and theater

Scholarly Activity

Recent Publications

  • "'As Palpable as This Which Now I Draw: Getting Graphic with Macbeth," Language Arts Journal of Michigan: Vol. 29: Iss. 1, Article 5. 2013.
  • "What’s Past is Prologue: English Journal Roots of a Performance-Based Approach to Teaching Shakespeare" English Journal 101.3 (2012): 60-66.
  • "Midsummer Madness and The Virtual Tempest: Shakespeare as Foolish Role-play Game." In Teaching Literature in Virtual Worlds: Immersive Learning in English Studies. Ed. Allen Webb. Routledge: New York, 2012. 26–39.
  • "Marriage and Bastardy: The Relationship between Richard III and Tudor Ideology." In Postmodern Essays on Love, Sex, and Marriage in Shakespeare. Ed. Bhim S. Dahiya. New Delhi: Viva Books, 2008.