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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CHRIS M. ANSON is Distinguished University Professor, Professor of English, and Director of the Campus Writing and Speaking Program at North Carolina State University, where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in language, composition, and literacy and works with faculty across the curriculum to improve undergraduate education in the areas of writing and speaking. Before moving to NCSU in 1999, he spent fifteen years at the University of Minnesota, where he directed the Program in Composition from 1988-96 and was Professor of English and Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor. He received his Ph.D. and second M.A. in English with a specialization in composition studies from Indiana University, and his B.A. and first M.A. in English from Syracuse University.
Ora Gelley holds a Ph.D. in English (2003, Cinema and Media Studies emphasis) from the University of Chicago with doctoral and post-doctoral teaching experience at the University of California, Irvine, Dartmouth College, Tulane University, and Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.
Carolyn R. Miller retired as SAS Institute Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Technical Communication in June 2015, after 42 years on the NC State faculty. Her research interests include genre studies, digital rhetoric, rhetorical theory, and rhetoric of science and technology. This work has explored rhetorical concepts of invention, agency, kairos, ethos, and community and the polis, and her work has been foundational to rhetorical genre studies. Her professional service includes terms as president of the Rhetoric Society of America and editor of its journal, Rhetoric Society Quarterly. She was named a Fellow of the Rhetoric Society of America in 2010 and Fellow of the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing in 1995. At NC State, she served as founding director of the CRDM program; she also served as founding director of the M.S. in Technical Communication. She has been a member of the university's Academy of Outstanding Teachers since 1984 and in 1999 was named Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor. She has held visiting appointments at Michigan Tech, Penn State, Georgia Tech, the Federal University of Pernambuco in Brazil, and University of Louisville. She has lectured in Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Great Britain, Italy, Norway, and South Korea.
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Announcement: CRDM Newsletter!
It's with great pleasure we present you with the CRDM 2017 Spring Newsletter! Here's the link to it on our website: https://crdm.news.chass.ncsu.edu/2017/06/15/2017-crdm-newsletter/ Check it out to read about what happened […]
Welcome to the 2017 Newsletter! Dear CRDM community (faculty, affiliated faculty, students, and alumni), It’s with great pleasure I present you with the CRDM 2017 Spring newsletter! The first […]
Call For Papers: Action!: Performance, Sport, and Moving Bodies in Film and Visual Media
See below for call for papers! Action!: Performance, Sport, and Moving Bodies in Film and Visual Media University of Pittsburgh, September 29th-30th, 2017Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)Call […]