Justin McCoy


Justin McCoy, instructor, teaches first-year composition.

McCoy's teaching background includes traditional and online instruction. He has collaborated with Dr. Bre Garrett, director of composition, to develop curriculum for writing studio, a new workshop-based course that is interactional with other writing courses such as first-year composition. He and Garrett have published on their approach to studio pedagogy and their experience with Writing Studio implantation at UWF. In addition, McCoy has worked with diverse student populations including numerous student cohorts from the TRIO Program, a federal outreach program designed to provide support services for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

His professional experience includes working as a national proposal writer and content developer for the country's leading medical transportation organization. He was also an associate editor and contributing writer for the Florida English Journal, a publication of the Florida Council of Teachers of English. Recently, McCoy served on the editorial board and produced original content for the UWF Composition Program's custom edition textbook. He currently assists Dr. Regina Sakalarios-Rogers, instructor of English and coordinator of internship program, with outreach and recruitment for UWF’s English Internship Program.

Degrees & Institutions:

He received a bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s degree in English literature from UWF.