The Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media PhD program is home to core faculty from the Department of Communication and the Department of English. 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. Members of the CRDM Core Faculty must be full or associate members of the Graduate Faculty and hold full-time tenure-track positions at NC State University; be willing to play an active role in the Program by, for example, chairing dissertation committees, serving on administrative committees, being a member of an examination or dissertation committees, and participating in the academic and social life of the Program; have a strong record of teaching and advising and be able to teach doctoral-level courses suitable to the Program; and have an active program of research or scholarship that contributes to the focus, scope, and goals of the CRDM curriculum, as indicated by scholarly specialization, publications, grants, etc.
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Paul Fyfe is associate professor in the Department of English. His research and teaching areas include British Victorian literature, the history of print and communications media, and a broad spectrum of digital humanities practices including cultural heritage visualization, content mining, digital pedagogy, and scholarly communications. He has published on Victorian studies topics including the books By Accident or Design: Writing the Victorian Metropolis (Oxford UP, 2015) as well as Victoria's Lost Pavilion: From Nineteenth-Century Aesthetics to Digital Humanities (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), co-authored with an interdisciplinary team working on a virtual model of that building. He is currently pursuing analytics work on digitized nineteenth-century newspapers as well as studies of material texts from the Victorian era, supported by an Andrew S. Mellon Fellowship in Critical Bibliography at Rare Book School, and an ACLS Burkhardt Fellowship at the National Humanities Center.
Dr. Stein worked in documentary filmmaker, primarily as an editor, for 25 years before getting her doctorate at the University of Iowa in Media Studies. Her current research is in the mediation of rape in the military, and the portrayal of death in the popular media, from a critical cultural studies approach. Her publications in recent years have been co-authored with a number of CRDM students. Dr. Stein teaches classes on communication, culture and technology, film production, and feminist/critical/analytic perspectives.
Rebecca Walsh's research focuses on theories of space and place, anthropocentrism and materiality, and transnationalism. She teaches classes on global modernism; transnational American Studies; world literature; and late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Anglo-American literature. She was recently elected Program Chair and has joined the Board of the Modernist Studies Association (2017-2020). She is author of the book The Geopoetics of Modernism (University Press of Florida, February 2015) and has guest-edited a special issue, "Global Diasporas," of the journal Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, in addition to publishing essays and articles on race, American empire, and feminist theory. She holds a Ph.D. in twentieth-century literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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Farewell/bon voyage for Brad Mehlenbacher June 2nd 2018, 7-10pm @ Benelux in Cameron Village
After 27 years at NC State, Brad Mehlenbacher is moving home to Canada! Come wish him farewell or make your plans for visiting Brad during gorgeous Southern Ontario summers. Brad will be joining the faculty in the Department of English Language and […]