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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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.
Dr. Ingraham's research focuses on the various ways that our contemporary moment is changing the traditional roles of discourse in democracy. Of particular interest to him is the importance of affect and art relative to citizen involvement in cultural public spheres and civil societies that are increasingly mediated by algorithms. He teaches courses in rhetorical theory and history as well as seminars on critical and interpretive inquiry in the study of culture and media. Among his publications are articles about vernacular rhetoric, archives, public libraries, transdisciplinarity, and algorithms. Dr. Ingraham joined the faculty at NC State in 2015 after finishing his Ph.D. in Communication at the University of Colorado-Boulder. He doesn't like referring to himself in the third person.
Dr. Kinsella's research and teaching address the overlapping areas of organizational communication, environmental and energy communication, rhetoric of science and technology, and rhetoric of public policy. He views these areas through an interpretive perspective based in critical theory, phenomenology, rhetoric, and discourse studies. He earned a bachelor's degree in physics (Manhattan College), pursued graduate studies in astronomy and physics (New Mexico State University) and worked as a science educator before completing his master's and doctoral degrees in Communication at Rutgers University. During 2010 he was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar at the Institute for Nuclear Energy and Energy Systems, University of Stuttgart, Germany. His work on nuclear energy communication has encompassed the areas of nuclear fusion, environmental cleanup across the US nuclear weapons complex, and commercial nuclear energy in US and global contexts.
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Sound Studies and Argumentation–Special Issue of Argumentation and Advocacy
Sound represents a significant part of our lives—from the musical backdrops of everyday spaces to the mundane noises of our technology. While there has been a significant amount of research […]
NSF FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION PREPARATION WORKSHOP – SEPTEMBER 14 – 11:00 to 12:30
When: Thursday, September 14; 11:00 – 12:30 Where: Piedmont-Mountains Ballroom – Talley Student Union Registration Deadline: September 8 The Graduate School will sponsor a workshop for students interested in applying for […]