Professor of Communication|Program Coordinator of Professional Communication
- PH.D., RHETORICS, COMMUNICATION & INFORMATION DESIGN 2011 Clemson University, Clemson, SC
- M.A. IN ENGLISH LITERATURE 2006 Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
- B.A. PASTORAL MINISTRIES 1982 Southeastern University, Lakeland, FL
- 2021 Presidential Excellence Award for Classroom High Impact Practices
- 2014 Fullerton Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award
- 2006 TIME Magazine's Person of the Year
PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS, WORKSHOPS
- “The Colonel’s Ghosts: KFC Iconic Versions and Recursions.” Popular Culture Association, June 2021, Virtual National Conference.
- “The Archive and The Americans.” Popular Culture Association, April 2019, Washington, D.C.
- “Free and Easy: Incorporating Digital Tools for the Classroom Painlessly.” Center for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation Faculty Workshop, November 2019, Limestone College.
- “VR as Meta-Medium Workshop: A Collaborative Compositional 3D Project.” Popular Culture Association, April 2018, Indianapolis.
- "Remediating the Image for Virtual Reality." Popular Culture Association, April 2017, Seattle.
- “New Media Demand New Thinking.” Olde English Consortium, March 2017, Limestone College. (Reprised April 2017 for the Open House Teaching Spotlight at Limestone College.)
- Lead author (with Dr. Jos. Walwema.) "Untangling the Web through Digital Aggregation and Curation." Mobile Technologies in the Writing Classroom: Resources for Teachers, Edited by Claire Lutkewitte. NCTE. (2016.)
- “Artifacts from the Future: How the Future Shapes the Past.” Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association, April 2016, Seattle.
- “The Future is Here: The Tech World of Today’s Students.” Olde English Consortium, March 2016, Limestone College. (Reprised May 2016 for the Guidance Counselors’ Bus Tour at Limestone College.)
- “Artifacts from the Future.” Smartphone Museum Exhibit, 2015-2016, Winnie Davis Hall of History, Limestone College.
- “Finders, Keepers: Intentionally Engaging the Web through Digital Aggregation and Curation.” Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association, April 2015, New Orleans. (Reprised for Library Week at A.J. Eastwood Library, April 2015, Limestone College, SC.)
- “Producing a Museum’s Digital ‘Smart Layer’ as a Site for Teaching Multimodal Composition Theory & Practice.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 2015, Tampa.
- “Knowing, Doing, Making: Discussion of an Interdisciplinary Method of an Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program” (Panel) Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, October 2014.
- “Communications in a Brave New Digital World.” Pecha Kucha Night, Greenville, August 2014.
- "Carousel of Progress: The Future Comes to the 1964 World¹s Fair." Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association, April 2014, Chicago.
- "The Smartphone Museum as Exemplar for Student Digital Literacies." Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association, March 2013, Washington, D.C.
- "From Chalkboards to Smartphones: Students and Teachers in the Digital Age." (Multimodal Museo-Gallery Exhibit) Limestone University. (2012)
- "A Rhetorical Approach to Cultural Literacies Across Media." (Dissertation) ProQuest. (2011)
- "Panel .22: A Wally Wood Meets Dada Investigation." PRE/TEXT 20.1 (2010)
- "How Does Your Culture Grow? A New Organic Model for Cultural Inquiry." Conference on College Composition and Communication, April 2011, Atlanta, GA.
- "Innocents Abroad: Cultural Mediacies in the Study Abroad Experience." Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 2010, Louisville, KY.
- "Rick Rollin': Interrupting the Machinery of the Culture Industry." Carolina Rhetoric Conference, February 2010, North Carolina State University.
- "Helping Johnny Become Digitally Literate." Pecha Kucha Night Chapter 1, November 2009, Greenville, SC.
- "Here Be Dragons: Interactive Dark Rides as Compositional Space." Popular Culture Association Conference, April 2009, New Orleans.
- "Cultural Literacies Across Media." Association of Teachers of Technical Writing Conference, March 2009, San Francisco.
- "The Wonderful World of Warcraft." Carolina Rhetoric Conference, February 2009, Clemson University.
- "Pecha Kucha as Compositional Form and Adobe Presenter as Pedagogical Delivery Technology." Multi-Modal Users Group (MMUG), October 2008, Clemson University.
- "Creating A User-Experience Through an Interpellation Research Instrument¹ for Giving Websites." (Panel) Association of Teachers of Technical Writing Conference, April, 2008, in New Orleans.
- "Donor Wars: An Empirical Study of User Experiences on University Donor Websites." (Panel) Conference on Information Literacy, October 3-4, 2008, Savannah.
- "Handling Dissonance in Writing Center Sessions." Southeastern Writing Center Association 2007 Conference, February 2007, Nashville, Tennessee.