I am an associate professor of Communications and Digital Media in the Communications and Media Studies department at Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA. In spring 2023 I taught two sections of Web Design and Development, and one section of the Senior Capstone. In In Spring 2024 I am teaching one section of Web Design and Development and two sections of Senior Capstone.
I am the Faculty Director of the SJU Community Garden, an all organic, all volunteer garden with 100% of harvests donated to local food banks and community organizations. Since our bed raising in 2019, we have donated over 2,100 pounds of produce to community organizations, including the Narberth Community Food Bank, the Upper Darby Food Bank, the Media Food Bank, and HawkHub, SJU’s food bank for SJU community members.
I am also the co-founder and chair of the Indigenous Cultures and Communities Working Group.
On this site you can find links to my current and past courses, information about my scholarship, a blog (which is sadly in need of more regular updates), links to my and a multitude of other nuggets and resources.
I have a PhD in English (Computers and English Studies) from The University of Texas at Austin, an MA in English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Cincinnati, and a BA in English from Union College (Schenectady, NY).
Prior to joining St. Joe’s, I was an Associate Professor of Writing Arts at Rowan University, a mid-sized state university in southern New Jersey, where I taught graduate and undergraduate classes that asked students to explore the connections between and among technologies and writing. In 2014 I was added to Rowan’s Wall of Fame for Excellence in Teaching and in 2010 I received an Honorable Mention in the Junior Faculty Innovative Teaching Award for the work students in Writing, Research, and Technology were doing with video composition.
I am also an avid photographer (web site needs updating). My photos have shown in galleries in New Jersey, Utah, Delaware, and Texas. I tend to prefer using vintage cameras and expired film. Most recently I have been focusing on using a Polaroid 250 Land Camera with expired Chocolate peel-apart film and a 1914 Kodak 1-A Folding Pocket Camera with expired Kodak VP122 film.
I live in Media, PA, with my wife, Wendy, and sons, Hydan and Seeger. Please contact me at wwolff [at] sju [dot] edu or via the contact page.