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Students enter the CRDM program with a variety of intellectual interests, academic backgrounds, and employment experiences. The information below has been provided by the students themselves. Those who have included an email address are willing to respond to inquiries from prospective applicants to the program.

Additionally, the CRDM student blog provides updates on conferences, publications, exams and dissertations, and other activities our students engage in as they progress toward graduation.

Students

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Ruffin Bailey
rufwork@gmail.com
M.A. in American Literature, University of South Carolina
B.A. in English Literature, NCSU, 1999
Teaching Assignments:
  • COM 110 - Public Speaking
  • English 101 - Academic Writing
  • COM 267 - Electronic Media Writing: Theory and Practice
Publications/Presentations:
  • "Hacks, Mods, Easter Eggs, and Fossils: Intentionality and Digitalism in the Video Game." Playing the Past: University of Florida Game Studies Conference Proceedings. Journal of Lyrics from Robert Johnson. In press.
  • "Inviting Subversion: Tmesis in Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto." A Strategy Guide for Studying the Grand Theft Auto Series: An Edited Collection of Essays. (accepted)
Kristina Bell
kwbell@ncsu.edu
M.A. in Communication Studies, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
B.F.A. in Film Editing and Sound, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, School of Filmmaking
Home Town:
Winston-Salem, NC
Christopher Berg
Christopher Berg
cbberg@unity.ncsu.edu
M.A. English, NC State University, 08/2005
B.A. English, University of Charleston, 05/2002
Teaching Assignments:
  • RSQ Editorial Assistant
  • ENG 323 - Writing in the Rhetorical Tradition
  • ENG 101 - Academic Writing
Home Town:
Charleston, WV
Publications/Presentations:
  • http://culture-cast.org/ - ongoing - designer and editor
  • "The Rhetor Behind the Curtain: The Visual Rhetor in Digital Parody" SSCA, Louisville, 2007
  • "The Writer as Remixer: An Argument for the Interscriptor" CCCC, New York, 2007.
Glenda Burch
Glenda Burch
gkburch@ncsu.edu
M.S. Technical Communication, North Carolina State University
B.A. RTVMP and Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Publications/Presentations:
  • First commentary on "XML and the new design regime". ACM Journal of Computer Documentation 26(2): 43-44 (2002)
Jason Carabelli
jrcarabe@ncsu.edu
M.A. English (Rhetoric and Composition), University of South Florida, 2013
B.A. Writing and Rhetoric, Oakland University, 2011
Teaching Assignments:
  • ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research
Home Town:
Detroit, MI
Publications/Presentations:
  • Santos, Marc, Ellie Bieze, Lauren Cagle, Jason Carabelli, Zachary Dixon, Kristen Gay, Sara Beth Hopton, and Megan McIntyre. (2014). "Our [Electrate] Stories: Explicating Ulmer's Mystory Genre." Kairos 18(2)
  • Carabelli, J., & Sullivan, B. (Eds.). (2013). Rhetoric matters: language and argument in context (3rd ed.) Tampa, FL: University of South Florida Press.
  • Carabelli, J. (2013, October). Disciplinarity, crisis, and ANT in technical communication. Paper accepted at Conference of the Council of Programs in Technical Communication, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Carabelli, J. (2012, July). Reflections from the panapticon: Inside looking in. Paper presented at the Writing Program Administrators Conference, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Carabelli, J. (2011, April). Undergraduate writing majors: Opening spaces for new voices. Paper presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, GA.
Larissa Carneiro
lscarnei@ncsu.edu
M.A. Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, 2009
B.A. Communication, Journalism, FUMEC, 2004
Teaching Assignments:
  • COM 346 - Case Studies in Public Relations
Research Assistantship:
Research Assistant for the Ethnic Museum Project - PI: Dr. Melissa Johnson.
Home Town:
Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Publications/Presentations:
  • Carneiro, L. & Johnson, M. (2014).Quantitative and Qualitative Visual Content Analysis in the Study of Websites. In SAGE Research Methods Cases. London, United Kingdom: SAGE Publications, Ltd. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013517800
  • Carneiro, L. Dying to save us: multimediality in contructing mythical narratives. Communication Studies, v. 5, p. 1-20, 2009. ISBN: 1646-4974. http://www.labcom.ubi.pt/ec/05
  • Carneiro, L. A Imortalidade como um empreendimento digital (Immortalty as a digital enterprise) Presented at COMPOS, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 2009. http://www.compos.org.br/data/trabalhos_arquivo_coc7ApumYmEb2.pdf
  • Carneiro, L. Registros Videograficos de suicidas fundamentalistas islâmicos (Videographic recording of Islamic fundamentalista Suicide). Revista Travessias, v. 03, p. 01-17, 2008. ISBN: 1982-5935.
  • Carneiro, L. A representacao Imagetica do fato e a verdade ivanescente (The depiction of the fact and the evanescent truth). Revista Rumores, v. 3, p. Julho 2008. ISBN: 1982-677X
Committee:
  • Jason Swarts (chair)
  • Jason Bivins (member)
  • Victoria Gallagher (member)
  • Melissa Johnson (member)
  • Wllian Kinsella (member)
Stephen Carradini
sacarrad@ncsu.edu
Technical and Professional Communication, Auburn University, 2013
Journalism - Professional Writing, University of Oklahoma, 2009
Teaching Assignments:
  • ENG 101
Home Town:
Tulsa, OK
Publications/Presentations:
  • Carradini, S. (2013, February). "The silencing of the Internet buzz band.” Paper presented at Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Carradini, S. (2012, November). "Means nothing to some: A history of the rhetorical war over ‘indie rock.’” Paper presented at Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Carradini, S. (2012, February). "See these bones: A framework for rhetorical analysis of music criticism." Paper presented at Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM.
Fernanda Duarte
fduarte@ncsu.edu
M.S. Social Communication, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, 2007
B.A. Communication/Advertising, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais, Brazil, 2003
Teaching Assignments:
  • COM 447 - Mobile Technologies and Cultures
Research Assistantship:
Graduate Research Assistant to Adriana de Souza e Silva 2012-
Home Town:
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Publications/Presentations:
  • DUARTE, F., MOUVERY, S., and SIMONEAUX, B. (2012, May). Recreating bpNichol's "First Screenings." Interactive installation at Computer and Writing Conference, Raleigh, NC.
  • DUARTE, F. (2012). Rerouting borders: Subversive uses of Location Based Media. 3rd International Joint Conference of the Pan-American Mobilities Network and the Cosmobilities Network. Raleigh, NC.
  • DUARTE, F., MOUVERY, S., and SIMONEAUX, B. (2012, March). Sentient Room. Interactive installation at 3rd Joint International Conference of the Pan American Mobilities Network and the Cosmobilities Network, Raleigh, NC.
  • DUARTE, F. (2011). Mobility + Art. The Transborder Immigrant Tool. Transfers, 1, (3), 113-118(6).
  • DUARTE, F. (2011). Echoing voices in avant garde claims. Carolina Rhetoric Conference. Columbia, South Carolina.
Committee:
  • Adriana de Souza e Silva (Chair)
  • David Rieder
  • Jeremy Packer
  • Steve Wiley
Karl Feld
kgfeld@ncsu.edu
M.A. German and European Studies, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 1993
B.A. in Politics & Government, Philosophy and German, Ripon College, 1991
Home Town:
Libertyville, IL
Publications/Presentations:
  • Feld, K.G. (2013). Evaluating Sustainability for The Rotary Foundation: Doing More Research better, With Less. Presentation for the 2013 Annual Conference of the Southern Association for Public opinion Research
  • Feld, K. G. (2012). Do You Know Where Your Data Come From? Successful Offshore Data Collection Management. Planung & Analyse; Zeitschrift fuer Marktforschung u. Marketing. No. 2., 37.
  • Feld, K. (2012, February 23). Conducting Surveys In Developing Countries. Short Course for The Odum Institute, University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill.
  • Feld, K. G. and D. Peng (2011). Quality Control in Survey Research Today. Survey Practice. April, www.surveypractice.org.
  • Feld, K. G., B. Shanks, K. Tillmann and J. Willingham. (2011). An Examination of Internet Users in Iraq. Alert! Vol. 51, No.2.
Chelsea Hampton
champto2@ncsu.edu
MA Communication, Villanova University, 2012
BA English, Messiah College, 2007
Teaching Assignments:
  • COM 110 - Public Speaking
  • COM 362 - Gender and Communication
Home Town:
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Molly Hartzog Storment
mshartzo@ncsu.edu
M.A. in English with emphasis in Rhetoric and Composition, North Carolina State University (2012)
B.A. in English Language and Literature, Mississippi State University (2009)
Research Assistantship:
IGERT Fellow, Genetic Engineering and Society
Home Town:
Jackson, Mississippi
Publications/Presentations:
  • “The Google Books Debate and its Implications on Teaching and Scholarship.” Computers and Writing, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, May 17-20, 2012.
  • “The Google Books Debate and its Implications on Teaching and Scholarship.” Computers and Writing, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, May 17-20, 2012.
  • “Scapegoating, Mortification, Tools, and Prosthetics in Christopher McCandless's and Aron Ralston's Battles in the Wilderness.” 5th Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference, George Mason University, September 22-23, 2011.
  • “Spatializing Composition: An Argument for the Use of Drawing Tools as an Aid to Invention.” 6th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium, North Carolina State University, March 21, 2011.
Heidi Hess von Ludewig
Heidi Hess von Ludewig
hkvonlud@unity.ncsu.edu
M.S. Technical Communication, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2000
BS. Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1995
Home Town:
Sand Lake, NY
Publications/Presentations:
  • Mar 2011: “Tracing creativity in a workplace network: understanding the creative process from ideation to implementation”, Association for Teachers of Technical Writing 2011, Atlanta, GA.
  • Mar 2010: “Building wiki knowledge in the corporate workplace”, Conference of Communication and College Composition 2010 Louisville, TN.
  • July 2008: “’Professional’ Social Networking in the Information Economy”, IEEE International Professional Communication Conference, Montreal Canada.
  • Dec. 2007: “Identity and Embodiment at the Crossroads of Nanotechnology”, Nanotechnology, Literature and Society Conference , University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Lowell MA.
Committee:
  • Jason Swarts, English
  • Susan Katz, English
  • Elizabeth Craig, Communication
  • Chris Mayhorn, Psychology
Dissertation:
Networked Creativity: understanding the process and impact of interpersonal and networked interactions on computer-mediated workplace creativity
Jameson “Jamie” Hogan
jchogan3@ncsu.edu
M.A. in English Composition, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
B.S. in Political Science and Religious Studies, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
Teaching Assignments:
  • ENG 100 - Introduction to Academic Writing
  • ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research
  • ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research HYBRID
Home Town:
Western Springs, IL
Publications/Presentations:
  • Koehler, J., Alemdar, D., & Hogan, J. (2013) Student, Teacher, Tutor, "Spy": The Potential of Intrusive Advising for the Composition Classroom
  • Hogan, J. (2012) Happy Paradox of a Hateful Place: Pleasurable Disorientation in "DAK0TA." Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language and Media, DeKalb, IL.
  • Hogan, J. (2012) A Genre of Rolls: The Problem of Genre in the Other Gaming Industry. Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Hogan, J., Martin, S. and Sierra, W. (2012) Playing outside the cartridge: (re)Experiencing Nintendo. Art Installation at Collaborations: Humanities, Art, & Technology, Raleigh NC.
  • Hogan, J. (2011) Story, play, and steam: Thermoludic Narratology in Video Game Studies. Proquest UMI, DeKalb, IL. Master's Thesis.
Committee:
  • David Rieder (Chair)
  • Nick Taylor
Nathan Hulsey
Nathan Hulsey
nlhulsey@ncsu.edu
MA, Journalism-Mass Communication, University of Alabama
BA, Written Communication, University of Alabama
Teaching Assignments:
  • ENG 214
Home Town:
Birmingham, AL
Publications/Presentations:
  • Hey Guys, The Raid has Changed (2009) Proquest UMI. (Masters Thesis).
  • Someone Else is There: Presence and Aspects of Third Place Theory in World of Warcraft (2010) Presented at the Mardi Gras Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.
Elizabeth Johnson-Young
eajohns5@ncsu.edu
M.A. in Communication, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2010
B.A. in Mass Communication/Media Studies, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, 2006
Teaching Assignments:
  • Com 110-Public Speaking
  • Com 112-Interpersonal Communication
  • Com 386-Quantitative Communication Research Methods
  • Com 226--Introduction to Public Relations
Research Assistantship:
Fall 2011, RA to Dr. Andrew Binder and Dr. Kelly Albada
Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, RA to Dr. Andrew Binder
Home Town:
Alexandria, VA
Publications/Presentations:
  • Johnson-Young, E. A. & Magee, R. G. (2013). Collective efficacy and the regulatory framing of health messages: Influences on concern for body image, Journal of Health Communication.
  • Johnson-Young, E. A. & Bell, K. (2014, May). #rape, #slut, #whore : A Mixed methods approach to examining hypermasculine hostile digital environments. Paper to be presented at the Gender, Bodies, and Technology Conference, Blacksburg, VA.
  • Binder, A. R., Cobb, M. D., Storment, M. H., & Johnson-Young, E. A.(2013, November). Framing the mosquito that bites you: How descriptive labels elicit cognitive schema and influence citizen evaluations of emerging technologies. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association (Mass Communication Division), Washington, DC.
  • Albada, K. & Johnson-Young, E. A. (2013, April). The Pregnant Ideal: Appearance and Body Characteristics of Pregnant Models in Entertainment and Pregnancy Magazines. Paper presented at the Southern States Communication Association annual conference, Louisville, KY. (Recipient of top paper award in the Mass Communication division)
  • Johnson-Young, E. A. & Magee, R. G. (2012, August). Social campaigns help our image, right?: Using the situational theory to explore effects on attitudes toward a brand and its issues. Paper presented at the AEJMC National Conference, Chicago.
Committee:
  • Andrew Binder (chair), Melissa Johnson (vice-chair), Kelly Albada (member), Kami Kosenko (member), Huiling Ding (member)
Emily Jones
eljones4@ncsu.edu
Master of Arts in Environmental Studies, The University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2010
Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, The University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2009
Teaching Assignments:
  • COM 110- Introduction to Public Speaking
Home Town:
Oak Island, North Carolina
Publications/Presentations:
  • Jones, E. (2011). From Currituck Banks to Bald Head Island. re:search, p.6.
  • Jones, E. (2011). My Adventure to Scotland. Arts & Sciences, p. 18.
Christopher Kampe
M.A. in English Language and Literature, California State University, Northridge
B.A. in English Language and Literature, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
Home Town:
Los Angeles, CA
Johanne Laboy
Johanne Laboy
jilaboy@ncsu.edu
M.B.A. in Marketing and International Business, Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL
B.A. in Mass Communication and Media Studies, Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Research Assistantship:
Research Assistant for Dr. Sarah Stein on the NSF grant "Scaling Up STEM learning with the VCL"
Home Town:
Humacao, P.R.
Publications/Presentations:
  • Kosenko, K., & Laboy, J. (2014). Crime Victims’ Attributions for Survival. Communication Studies, 65(1), 39-55. doi:10.1080/10510974.2013.797483
  • Kosenko, K. & Laboy, J. (2013). I Survived: The content and forms of survival narratives. Journal of Loss and Trauma. DOI: 10.1080/15325024.2013.808948. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15325024.2013.808948
  • Stein, S., Ware, J., Laboy, J., & Schaffer, H. E. (2013). Improving K-12 pedagogy via a cloud designed for education. International Journal of Information Management, 33(1), 235-241. doi: 10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2012.07.009
  • Laboy, J. (2013, August) Actor Network Theory, Irrational Health Beliefs, & Health Myths:Dead-Wrong Assumptions in the Diabetes Network. Poster presented at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2013 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media. Atlanta, GA.
  • Laboy, J. (2013, June) Interview with a health promotora: Perceptions on cultural factors that influence health beliefs of underserved Hispanics. Poster presented at The People’s Scientific Conference to Promote Health and Eliminate Health Disparities. Gainesville, FL.
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Stephen Larson
sllarson@ncsu.edu
M.A. Communication, Villanova University, 2009
B.A. Studies in Cinema and Media Culture, University of Minnesota, 2003
Teaching Assignments:
  • COM 456 - Organizational Communication (GTA)
  • COM 110 - Public Speaking
Research Assistantship:
NSF Grant (RA with Stein) 2009
Home Town:
Plymouth, MN
Publications/Presentations:
  • Larson, S. (2008, November). A sociocultural and neo-formalist analysis of "Kansas": Towards a rhetoric of the 1980s farm debt crisis & new Depression film. Paper presented at the conference of the National Communication Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Larson, S. (2009, April). Pan Nalin''s "Samsara" as revisionist update of Hermann Hesse''s novel "Siddhartha" (1922). Paper delivered at the conference of the Eastern Communication Association, Philadelphia, PA.
Melinda Leonardo
mlleona2@ncsu.edu
MA, George Mason University, 2005
BA, Alma College, 2001
Home Town:
Midland, MI
Committee:
  • Jessica Jameson (Chair)
  • Susan Katz (Member)
  • William Kinsella (Member)
  • Jason Swarts (Member)
  • Kathleen Sturgis (External Member)
Tariq Mahmood
tmahmoo4@ncsu.edu
M.A. Media Studies, New School University New York
Home Town:
Charsadda, Pakistan
Rouli Manalu
srmanalu@ncsu.edu
M.A. in Communication Studies, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
B.A. in Communication Studies, Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia
Home Town:
Semarang, Indonesia
Ryan McGrady
rdmcgrad@ncsu.edu
MA Visual and Media Arts, Emerson College, 2010
BS Business Administration, University of New Hampshire, 2003
Publication Repository Link:
Teaching Assignments:
  • [COM 110] --- Introduction to Public Speaking (spring 2011, summer 2011, fall 2011, summer 2012)
  • [COM 267] --- Electronic Media Writing: Theory and Practice (spring 2012, fall 2012)
  • [ENG/COM 395] --- Critical Approaches to Wikipedia, Information, and the Collaborative Construction of Knowledge (spring 2013)
  • [COM 257] --- Media History and Theory (fall 2013)
Home Town:
Cambridge, MA
Publications/Presentations:
  • McGrady, R. (2009). Gaming Against the Greater Good. First Monday, 14(2).
  • Zuckerman, E., Roberts, H., McGrady, R., York, J., & Palfrey, J. (2010). Distributed denial of service attacks against independent media and human rights sites. Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University.
  • McGrady, R. (2012, March). Wikipedia Zero and the Encyclopedic Ideal. Presented at Local and Mobile, Raleigh, NC.
  • McGrady, R. (2013). Ethos [edit]: Procedural rhetoric and the Wikipedia project. In M. Folk and S. Apostel (Eds.), Online credibility and digital ethos: evaluating computer-mediated communication. Hershey, Pa.: IGI Global.
  • Apostel, S., Dobbs, A., Eyman, D., Folk, M., Frobish, T., Gamei, S., Gilewicz, N., Johnson, N., & McGrady, R. (2013, February). Credibility and the Network: Evaluating and Establishing Digital Ethos. Panel presented at Networked Humanities, Lexington, KY.
Committee:
  • Jeremy Packer (chair)
  • Jason Swarts (member)
  • Timothy Stinson (member)
  • Neal Thomas (member)
Alexander Monea
apmonea@ncsu.edu
MA in Literary and Textual Studies, 2012, Bowling Green State University
BA in English, 2010, Walsh University
Teaching Assignments:
  • ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research
  • COM 367 - Multimedia Production and Digital Culture
Home Town:
Canton, Ohio
Publications/Presentations:
  • Monea, A. (2012). Lomo-FI: Or, Getting Haecceities to Pose for Your Toy Camera. Rhizomes 23.
  • Monea, A. (2011). Guattari's on Facebook?! Affects, Refrains and the Digital Cloud. Selected Publications of Internet Research 12(0).
  • Monea, A. (2012, Summer). Deleuze's Percepts: The Stratification of Sense and Kant's Categories of the Understanding. Presented at 12th Annual Deleuze Studies International Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Monea, A. (2011, Fall). Rereading Mass Inertia: The Politics of Affect and the Biopower of Aesthetics and Desire. Presented at University of Minnesota's Aesthetics/Class/Worlds Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Monea, A. (2011, Fall). Guattari's on Facebook?! Affects, Refrains and the Digital Cloud. Presented at 12th Annual Association of Internet Researchers Conference, Seattle, WA.
Matt Morain
Matt Morain
matt.morain@gmail.com
M.A. Rhetoric, Comp. & Professional Comm., Iowa State University, 2008
B.A. History, Political Science, Simpson College, 2005
Publication Repository Link:
Teaching Assignments:
  • ENG 216: Technologies for Texts
Research Assistantship:
RA w/ Dr. Miller
Home Town:
Jefferson, IA
Publications/Presentations:
  • Frith, J., Morain, M., Cummings, C. and Berube, D. (2011). Review: The shallows: What the Internet is doing to our brains; You are not a gadget: A manifesto. Journal of Communication, 61(1).
  • Morain, M. (2011, April). Internet culture and the rhetori---IMMA LET YOU FINISH!: What kairos can tell us about Internet memes and viral media. Presented at CCCC. Atlanta, GA.
  • Morain, M. (2010, December). Ragin' contagion: Viral media and the social amplification of risk. Presented at the annual conference of the Society for Risk Analysis. Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Morain, M. (2010, May). i'm in ur head, shapin' ur interwebz: Internet memes, user agency, and rhetorical transmission. Paper presented at the biannual conference of the Rhetoric Society of America. Minneapolis, MN.
Tabita Moreno
tamoreno@ncsu.edu
Masters in Communication and Multimedia Design, Tracor Chile, 2002
B.A. Social Communication, University of Concepcion, Chile, 1997
Publication Repository Link:
Research Assistantship:
2010 - present. Research assistant for Dr. Stephen B. Crofts Wiley. Communication, mobility and sense of space project.
Home Town:
Concepción, Chile
Publications/Presentations:
  • Moreno, Tabita (2012). “Mobility, connectivity and sense of place: An analysis of young people discourses in Southern Chile”. Paper presented at UC-ICA Latin American Conference 2012 on Trends in International and Latin American Communication Research. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Octubre 18-20, Santiago, Chile.
  • Wiley, Steve; Moreno, Tabita & Sutko, Daniel (2012). "Assemblages, networks, subjects: A Materialist approach to the production of social space. In J. Packer and S. B. C. Wiley (Eds.), Communication matters: Materialist approaches to media, mobility, and networks. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Wiley, Steve; Moreno, Tabita; LaBoy, Johanne; & Damasceno, Christiane (2012). "Horizons of mobility: Globalization and sense of place in Concepción, Chile". Paper presented at Local and Mobile, a joint international conference of the Pan-American Mobilities Network and the Cosmobilities Network, and the 3rd annual research symposium of the Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media (CRDM) program at NCSU. Raleigh, United States.
  • Moreno, Tabita (2011). "Visual coverage of Mapuche claims on LaTercera and Emol Chilean news Web sites". Paper presented at VISCOM, The Visual Communication Conference. Taos Ski Valley, United States.
  • Wiley, Steve; Sutko, Daniel & Moreno, Tabita (2010). "Assembling social space". Communication Review, 13(4), 340-372.
Samara Mouvery
M.A. Communications, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 2011
B.A. in Communication Arts; minor in Computer-mediated communication, Univ. of Alabama., Huntsville, AL
Home Town:
Huntsville, AL
Seth Mulliken
Seth Mulliken
mseth2@ncsu.edu
MFA Film and Media Arts, Temple University, 2004
BA Communication (Filmmaking), Antioch College, 2000
Teaching Assignments:
  • COM 367
  • COM 307
  • COM 417
Home Town:
Kingston, MA
Publications/Presentations:
  • "Ambient Reverberations: Diegetic Music, Science Fiction, and Otherness." in Sounds of the Future, McFarland, Winter 2009.
  • November 2008. National Communication Association Conference, San Diego, CA Award Paper, 'Top Paper in Semiotics and Communication': "We're the Paran Maum: Linda Linda Linda, Aural Semiotics, and Sonic Identity."
  • August 2008. University Film and Video Conference, Colorado Springs, CO Invited presenter. Presented two papers: "Teaching 'Audio Culture' in Film Studies" and "Joe Strummer and the Transgressive Power of Aural Subjectivity."
Keon Pettiway
kmpettiw@ncsu.edu
MFA Graphic Design, East Carolina University, 2012
BA Multidisciplinary Studies (Africana Studies concentration), North Carolina State University, 2005
Teaching Assignments:
  • Com 110 - Public Speaking
Home Town:
Tarboro, NC
Christin Phelps
caphelps@ncsu.edu
M.S. Technical Communication, North Carolina State University, 2007
B.S. Computer Information Systems, Guilford College, /2004
Teaching Assignments:
  • ENG 331 - Communication for Engineering and Technology
  • ENG 317 - Designing Web Communication
Home Town:
Raleigh, NC
Publications/Presentations:
  • Phelps, C. G. (2008). "The New Optimized Article Genre". Presented at the Rhetoric Society of America Conference, Seattle, WA.
  • Cashman, S. & Phelps, C. G. (2009). The role of role-play in pervasive location-based mobile games. In A. de Souza e Silva & D. M. Sutko (Eds.), Digital Cityscapes: Merging Digital and Urban Playspaces. New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing.
  • Phelps, C. G. (2009). "Advancing Online Community: The Internet, Artificial Intelligence, and Religion". Presented at the National Communication Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.
Elizabeth Pitts
eapitts@ncsu.edu
MA, Georgetown University
BA, Georgetown University
Home Town:
Stamford, CT and Washington, DC
Gwendolynne Reid
Gwendolynne Reid
gcreid (at) ncsu (dot) edu
M.A. in English (Rhetoric and Composition), North Carolina State University; M.A. in Film Studies and Screenwriting, Hollins University
B.A. in Intercultural Studies, Bard College at Simon's Rock
Teaching Assignments:
  • ENG 100 - Introduction to Academic Writing
  • ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research
  • ENG 323 - Writing in the Rhetorical Tradition
Research Assistantship:
Research Assistant to Ann Penrose, summer 2013
Graduate Assistant Director of the First-Year Writing Program under Susan Miller-Cochran, 2013-2014
Publications/Presentations:
  • Reid, G., Kozlow, B., Miller-Cochran, S. & Tonelli, C. (forthcoming). Legal tender or counterfeit currency: Organizing a conference off the tenure track. In L. L. Gaillet & L. Guglielmo (Eds.), Academic Publication and Contingent Faculty.
  • Burke, A., Giovanelli, L., & Reid., G. (2014, March). Researching to write, writing to research: Teaching information literacy to first-year writing students. Upcoming presentation at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Bradshaw, B., Hall, M., Reid, G., & Simoneaux, B. (2013, June). Usability meets contingency: Redesigning a writing program's interface. Paper presented at the Computers and Writing conference, Frostburg, MD.
  • Reid, G. & Reid, J.L. (2013, April). Shifting narrative structures: Remediating interactive fiction for mobile apps. Digital interactive installation presented at the CRDM Research Symposium on Emerging Genres, Forms, Narratives—in New Media Environments, Raleigh, NC.
  • Reid, G. (2013, March). Audience imagined, audience revoked: Self-presentation, Facebook, and the 2012 presidential election. Presented at the Research Network Forum of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Las Vegas, NV.
Hector Rendon
Hector Rendon
hrendon@ncsu.edu
M.A. Digital Media, Hochschule für Künste Bremen, 2009
B.A. Communication with major in Journalism, National University of Mexico (UNAM), 2007
Home Town:
Mazatlan, Mexico
Publications/Presentations:
  • Rendon, H.R. (2009). "Human interaction and digital recognition." Vier, Bremen, Germany.
  • Rendon, H.R. (2009). Aesthetics of digital newspapers in Germany, a case study. Hochschule für Künste Bremen.
  • Rendon, H.R. (2007). El periodista digital mexicano: hacia su definición. National University of Mexico.
Brent Simoneaux
bsimone@ncsu.edu
M.A. in Composition and Rhetoric, Miami University, Oxford, OH
B.A. in English; minor in Government, Berry College, Rome, GA
Teaching Assignments:
  • ENG 101: Academic Writing
  • ENG 331: Communication for Engineering & Technology
  • ENG 323: Writing in the Rhetorical Tradition
  • ENG / COM 395: Media + Literacy + Sexuality
Research Assistantship:
Graduate Assistant Director, First-Year Writing Program, 2012-2013
Publications/Presentations:
  • Simoneaux, B. (2014). Rearticulating the zoomable user interface: Interventions in the history of graphical environments. Green Letters, 18(3). Forthcoming.
  • Fedukovich, F., Miller-Cochran, S., Simoneaux, B., & Snead, R. (2013). A state of permanent contingency: Writing program, hiring practices, and a persistent breach of ethics. In R. McClure, D. Goldstein. & M. Pemberton (Eds.), A Statement in recension: The Principles and Standards for the Postsecondary Teaching of Writing for the 21st century university. Forthcoming.
  • Bradshaw, B., Hall, M., Reid, G., & Simoneaux, B. Usability Meets Contingency: Redesigning a Writing Program’s Interface.” Computers and Writing Conference. Frostburg, MD: June 7, 2013.
  • Simoneaux, B. “Kickstarting Composition.” Poster Session. CCCC Computer Connection Workshop. Las Vegas, NV: March 16, 2013.
  • Pettiway, K. & Simoneaux, B. “Where Multimodality Happens: A Multimodal, Polyvocal Performance in Three Acts.” North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing. Raleigh, NC: February 16, 2013.
Committee:
  • Dr. Susan Miller-Cochran (Chair)
  • Dr. Chris Anson (Member)
  • Dr. Will Banks (Member)
  • Dr. Steve Wiley (Member)
  • Dr. Nick Taylor (Member)
J.J. Sylvia IV
jsylvia@ncsu.edu
M.A. Philosophy, The University of Southern Mississippi, 2009
B.A. Philosophy, Communication, Mississippi State University, 2005
Teaching Assignments:
  • COM 110 - Public Speaking
  • STS 214 - Intro to Science, Technology, and Society
Home Town:
Long Beach, MS
Publications/Presentations:
  • Sylvia IV, J.J. (2014, February). Using Bloom's Taxonomy to Assess Social Media Writing, presented at North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing, Raleigh, NC.
  • Sylvia IV, J.J. (2014, February). Running AMOOC: On the Possibility of Algorithmic Massive Open Online Courses. Paper presented at SpeedCon, Raleigh, NC.
  • Sylvia IV, J.J. (2011, September). Social Media, Cell Phones, and Education, Oh My! Paper presented at Delta Technology Summit, Greenville, MS.
  • Sylvia IV, J.J. (2010). “The Ethical Implications of A/B and Multivariate E-Commerce Optimization Testing”. In Palmer, D.E. (Ed.), Ethical Issues in E-Business: Models and Framework (pp. 91-104). Hershey, NY: Business Science Reference.
  • Sylvia IV, J.J. (2009). “All the Argument We Need” In Forbes, B.W. and Reisch, G.A. (Eds.), Radiohead and Philosophy: Fitter, Happier, More Deductive (pp. 33-40). Chicago and La Salle: Open Court.
Daniel Synk
M.A. in English (Rhetoric & Composition), University of Maryland, College Park
B.A., in English (Language, Writing, and Rhetoric), University of Maryland, College Park
Teaching Assignments:
  • ENG 101
  • COM/ENG 395 - Studies in Rhetoric & Digital Media: Rhetoric & the Materiality of New Media
  • COM/ENG 321 - Survey of Rhetorical Theory
  • ENG 331: Communication for Engineering & Technology
Home Town:
Maryland
Publications/Presentations:
  • May, M. S., & Synk, D. (2013). Contradiction and Overdetermination in Occupy Wall Street. Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, 11, 74-84.
Dan Trigoboff
dtrigob@ncsu.edu
Juris Doctor, University of San Diego
Bachelor of Science (Journalism), Boston University
Teaching Assignments:
  • Mass Media Ethics (all teaching at Methodist University)
  • Mass Media Law
  • News Writing and Reporting
  • Introduction to Mass Communications
  • History and Principles of Journalism
  • Radio and Television Practicum
Home Town:
Brooklyn, New York City
Publications/Presentations:
  • Seating is Limited: Cameras at the Supreme Court, University of South Carolina Annual Conference on Rhetoric, Feb. 2011
  • Matters of Fact: News Piracy in the Digital Age, Internal Conference on Digital Literacy, Georgia Southern University, Seotember, 2012
  • Law, Advertising and Public Relations, En Banc (University of San Diego Law School Journal), Spring, 1981
Committee:
  • Melissa Johnson, PhD
  • Catherine Warren, PhD
  • Robert Kochersberger, PhD
Dissertation:
News Aggregation in the Digital Age: Legalities and Realities
Eli Typhina
Eli Typhina
eli.typhina@ncsu.edu
M.A. in Communication, Washington State University, 2012
B.A. Art and Environmental Studies, St. Johns University/College of St. Benedict, 2005
Teaching Assignments:
  • COM 456 - Organizational Communication
  • COM 436 - Environmental Communication
  • STS 214 - Science, Technology, and Society
  • COM 112 - Interpersonal Communication
  • COM 110 - Public Speaking
  • COM 295 - Media Writing (taught at Washington State University)
  • ADV 380 - Advertising Principles and Practices (teaching assistant at Washington State University)
Home Town:
Minnesota
Publications/Presentations:
  • Typhina, E. (2013, November). You, Me, and a Tree Networking Mobily. Paper presentation at the National Communication Association 99th Annual Convention, session Technology and Communication II. Washington, D.C.
  • Typhina, E. & Yan, C. (2013, August). Managing Dog Waste: Campaign Insights from the Health Belief Model. Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Typhina, E. (2013, July). Connect: Citizens, City, Environment. Paper presentation at the 2nd When the City Meets the Citizen Workshop, part of the 7th International Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, Boston, MA.
  • Laboy, J., & Typhina, E. (2013, April). Lean on Me: Enacting and Maintaining Environmental Behaviors Through Online Support Groups. Poster presented at CRDM Research Symposium 2013: Emerging Genres, Forms, Narratives in New Media Environments, Raleigh, NC.
  • Pande, S., Typhina, E., & Peterson, J. C. (2012, May). Cultural Models and Community Discourse of Water Issues. Poster presented at the 2012 International Communication Association Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
Committee:
  • Jason Swarts - North Carolina State University (chair)
  • Adriana de Souza e Silva - North Carolina State University (member)
  • Sriram Kalyanaraman - University of North Carolina (member)
  • Julie A. Edell Britton - Duke University (member)