Faculty and Staff - Digital Media Production

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    David M Rieder

    Associate Director
    Tompkins Hall 232A


    David M Rieder is Associate Professor of English, Assoc. Dir. of the Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media PhD program (CRDM), and Co-Director of Circuit Research Studio at NC State University. His research is at the intersections of digital media theory, digital rhetoric/writing, physical computing, and digital humanities. Recent publications and some of his digital works can be found in Kairos, Computers and Composition Online, Hyperrhiz, Present Tense, Itineration, and Enculturation. Three recent digital works were in exhibitions at Raleigh’s Contemporary Art Museum (CAM), in 2012 and 2014; others have been on display at national and regional conferences. His forthcoming book with Parlor Press is titled Suasive Iterations: Rhetoric, Writing, and Physical Computing.

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    Dr Helen J Burgess

    Associate Professor
    Tompkins Hall 276


    Dr Burgess has primary research interests in electronic literature, multimodal composition, physical computing and science fiction studies. Long a practitioner of scholarly multimedia publishing, she is coauthor of Red Planet (Markley, Higgs, Kendrick, Burgess 2000) and Biofutures (Mitchell, Burgess, Thurtle 2008), both in DVD-Rom format, and Highways of the Mind (Burgess, Hamming 2014, Penn Press), a multi-touch book for iPad. She is a member of the board of directors of the Electronic Literature Organization and editor of Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures. She holds a PhD in English from West Virginia University.

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    Paul Fyfe

    Associate Professor
    Tompkins Hall 269


    Paul Fyfe is associate professor in the Department of English and coordinator of NC State's Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities. 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, forthcoming 2016), 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.

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    Dr Nicholas Thiel Taylor

    Assistant Professor
    Winston Hall 225


    I am honored to join the Department of Communication at North Carolina State University as Assistant Professor of Digital Media. Prior to joining NC State, I worked as as a post-doctoral fellow on the Virtual Environments Real User Study (VERUS). VERUS, led by SRI International, was a multi-site, interdisciplinary research program sponsored by the US government. It involved an innovative and collaborative mixture of qualitative and quantitative approaches, applied to the study of connections between avatars in virtual environments such as World of Warcraft and Second Life, and their real world users.