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
Writing 220: Art of Rhetoric (Domestic diversity section)
Writing 311: Style
Writing 320: Art of the Argument


“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.

Allen Brizee

Allen Brizee, Ph.D.

This associate professor of writing weaves together Loyola’s Jesuit values and service-learning to enhance his students’ experience