Christin Phelps

Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media, 2014

Biography

Adjunct Instructor, William Peace University

Christin Phelps is an Adjunct Instructor for William Peace University where she teaches courses in Professional Writing and Media Literacy.  Her dissertation, entitled The Human, the Machine, and the In-between: Identifying Rhetorical and Contextual Intelligence in Artificially Intelligent Programs and Devices, was under the direction of Jason Swarts with committee members Carolyn Miller, Kelly Albada, Jessica Moore (Butler Univ.), and Michael Young (Computer Science, NCSU).

Christin graduated from Guilford College in Greensboro, NC with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems. She then received her Master’s Degree in Technical Communication from North Carolina State University. She has almost two decades of experience as a professional web designer and programmer. Her research interests include human-AI interaction, online community building, web development, digital genres, and video game narrative. She has a published, co-authored chapter on pervasive, location-based games and has presented at conferences such as the National Communication Association Conference, the College Conference on College Composition and Communication, and the Rhetoric Society of America Conference.