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Ragan Leann Glover

Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media


Ragan Glover-Rijkse’s research interests include how access to network infrastructures impacts mobilities, the relationship between network infrastructures and social justice, and the urban-rural digital divide.  Glover-Rijkse is affiliated with the Mobile Gaming Research Lab at NCSU. She currently teaches COM 477: Mobile Communication and COM 257: Media History and Theory. In the past, she has taught COM 267: Electronic Media Writing.


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  • Glover-Rijkse, R. (2019). “Beyond the boundaries of privacy and consent: BLE beacons and location tracking.” International Communication Association. Washington, DC. 
  • Glover-Rijkse, R. (2019). “Content Delivery Networks: Understanding Infrastructures as Experience.” Graduate Research Symposium at NC State University. Raleigh, North Carolina. 
  • Glover-Rijkse, R. (2019). “An Accessible Pedagogy: Disability and the Performance of Multimodality.” Authenticating Pedagogies and Performing 21st C. Literacies: disrupting digital praxis, social media data analytics, and multimodal composition. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Glover-Rijkse, R. [chair]., Ranade, N., and Hannah, M. (2019). “Accountability through Accessibility in the Technical Communication Classroom Workshop.” Association of Teachers of Technical Writing. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 
  • Glover-Rijkse, R. (2018). “Mobile Internet Access in a Rural Region: An Examination of the Mobility Implications for Disabled Populations.” Mobile Technology and Access: For Material Approaches that Re-Contextualize the Digital Divide. Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR). Montreal, Canada. 
  • Glover-Rijkse, R. (2018). Rural spaces, interfaces, and disability. Place/Interface: Situating Space as Ways of Knowing, Accessing, and Remembering. Computers and Writing Conference. George Mason University.
  • Glover-Rijkse, R. (2018). “Mobile Gaming Expo.” CRDM Symposium. Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • Glover-Rijkse, R. (2014). “Competitive Eating as Rhythmic Emergence: Implications for Multimodal Composition.” Performance and American Cultural Studies. New Orleans, Louisiana, 2014.
  • Glover-Rijkse, R. (2014). “Assessing Portfolios as Hypertext.” North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing. Raleigh, North Carolina.


  • M.A. in English: Composition and Rhetoric from University of South Carolina , 2015
  • B.A. in English from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013