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Mark Brock-Cancellieri

Mark Brock-Cancellieri

Associate Professor English


Prof. Brock-Cancellieri has been teaching both face-to-face and online English courses at HCC since 2007. He was part of the inaugural class earning a Certificate of Online Adjunct Teaching from Maryland Online, and is recognized for meeting Quality Matter review certification. He has represented the Arts Humanities on the Learning Assessment Committee and as a member of the Division’s Assessment Team. He is lead instructor for ENG 102, and also a Safe Zone ally.


  • Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, VA. B.A. in English
  • University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA. M.A. in Political Science

Research Interests

  • Composition
  • American Literature
  • Virtual Learning and Course Design
  • Intersections between Literature and Film or Music


“Oh the Humanities’: Integrating Past and Present Civil Rights Movements into English Composition to Improve Critical Thinking.” AFACCT, Catonsville, MD, 2020.

‘So Say We All’: Using Three Incarnations of Battlestar Galactica to Teach Analysis Skills in the Composition Classroom.” 4th Annual Popular Culture Conference, Rutland, VT, 2015.

Courses Taught

  • ENG 012 – Basic Writing
  • ENG 101 – English Composition
  • ENG 102 – English Composition and Literature
  • ENG 109 – English Composition: Research Writing
  • ENG 209 – Technical Writing
  • ENG 237 – Literature to Film


  • English