Welcome to CRDM
The Ph.D. Program in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media prepares doctoral students to analyze the social, cultural, rhetorical, philosophical, and political dimensions of information technologies, new communication media, and digital texts and to actively engage digital media through research, criticism, production, and practice. Learn more »
CRDM Application Deadline – Annually Jan 15th for the following Fall semester.
Please note that the deadline for Fall admission is the previous January 15th. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com. We will be happy to answer your questions over email or phone.
CRDM faculty are highly productive scholars and frequently work in collaboration with CRDM students to publish in a variety of scholarly venues. Below is a comprehensive list of most publications from CRDM core faculty during the 2016-2017 academic year. The publications co-authored with CRDM students are highlighted in bold.
Anson, C. M. (2016). A Guide to College Writing. New York: Pearson.
Bollmer, G. (2016) Inhuman Networks: Social Media and the Archaeology of Connection. New York: BloomsburyAcademic.
de Souza e Silva, A. (2016) (Editor). Dialogues on Mobile Communication. New York: Routledge.
Miller, Carolyn R., & Ashley R. Kelly, eds. (2017). Emerging Genres in New Media Environments. London:Palgrave Macmillan.
Pursuing Her Passion
Meet Margaret Baker, a former creative director who enrolled in the Ph.D. program to pursue her passion for teaching and research. Margaret is particularly interested in connecting individuals to the world around them through her work. Her research interests encompass a variety of areas, including virtual and augmented reality technologies, non-profit fundraising, and the intersection of psychosocial and emotional psychology.
Learn about CRDM partnerships!
The CRDM program builds on existing relationships with industry, academic departments, and university units established at NC State to provide opportunities for student internships, summer employment, and applied research projects.