Professor DiCaglio's work studies the intersection of rhetoric, science, and mysticism as intersecting modes of attempting to make sense of our modernized, globalized world. His first book, Scale Theory: A Nondisciplinary Inquiry, was released in November 2021 with the University of Minnesota Press.
- Ph.D. in English, Pennsylvania State University - (State College, Pennsylvania, United States) 2016
- M.A. in English, Pennsylvania State University - (State College, Pennsylvania, United States) 2012
- B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, University of South Carolina - (Columbia, South Carolina, United States) 2009
- DiCaglio, J. (2021). Simulations of Moksha: Liberation, Mysticism, and Transhumanism in Philip K. Dicks Exegesis. Science Fiction Studies. 48(2), 279-305.
- DiCaglio, J. (2020). Scale Tricks and God Tricks, or The Power of Scale in Powers of Ten. Configurations. 28(4), 459-490.
- DiCaglio, J., Barlow, K. M., & Johnson, J. S. (2018). Rhetorical Recommendations Built on Ecological Experience: A Reassessment of the Challenge of Environmental Communication. Environmental Communication. 12(4), 438-450.
- DiCaglio, J. (2017). Language and the Logic of Subjectivity: Whitehead and Burke in Crisis. Philosophy & Rhetoric. 50(1), 96-118.
- DiCaglio, J. (2015). Ironic Ecology. Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. 22(3), 447-465.
- DiCaglio, J,DiCaglio, J. (2013). Cosmic Apprentice: Dispatches from the Edges of Science by Dorion Sagan, and: Lynn Margulis: The Life and Legacy of a Scientific Rebel ed. by Dorion Sagan. Configurations. 21(3), 374-376.
- Montague Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) Scholar conferred by Texas A&M University - (College Station, Texas, United States) - University-wide teaching award 2019