Membership in Program Faculty

Criteria for Membership

Graduate faculty in the Departments of English and Communication are eligible for membership on the Program Core Faculty of the Ph.D. in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media.

Graduate faculty across the university and from other peer universities are eligible for membership as Program Affiliated Faculty.

Members of the CRDM Program Faculty must:

Nomination and Selection Process


Faculty may be nominated by members of the Program Committee or other faculty and administrators, or they may nominate themselves.

In order to be considered by the CRDM committee, the  following materials should be sent to the DGP:


The Program Committee will review nominations based on the criteria and decide on the suitability of the candidate’s membership on the Program Faculty. The DGP will inform the candidate of the Committee’s decision with a copy to the candidate’s department head.

Approved by the CRDM Program Committee, 8 November 2005 / revised on 12 April 2007.