Loyola University Maryland

Writing Department

Martin Camper

Associate Professor of WritingMartin Camper smiling photograph


043B Maryland Hall
Writing Department
Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, Md. 21210

Phone: (410) 617-5501
Fax: (410) 617-2934



University of Maryland (2014), Ph.D., English Language and Literature
Carnegie Mellon University (2008), M.A., Rhetoric
McDaniel College (2007), B.A., English (honors) and Spanish. Honors Program graduate. Summa cum laude

Courses Taught

Writing 100: Effective Writing

Honors 210: Eloquentia Perfecta [Diversity-designated]

Writing 220: Introduction to Rhetoric [Diversity-designated]

Writing 311: Style

Writing 320: Argumentation

Writing 386: Democracy, Policy, and America’s Foundational Texts [Peace and Justice Studies]


“The Interpretive Stasis of Assimilation: Evangelical Arguments against the ‘Magical’ Use of the Prayer of Jabez.”Rhetoric Review 34.4 (2015): 409-425.

“Starting the Conversation: An Exploratory Study of Factors that Influence Student Office Hour Use.” College Teaching 62.3 (2014): 94-99. With Whitney Griffin, et al.

“The Stylistic Virtues of Clarity and Obscurity in Augustine of Hippo’s De doctrina Christiana.” Advances in the History of Rhetoric 16.1 (2013): 58-81.

For more information about my teaching, research, and other professional activities, see my CV in PDF.

Audrey Schoonover-Brown


Audrey’s involvement on campus and Loyola’s emphasis on cura personalis make her proud to be a Hound

Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences, Writing