My work centers on understanding the complex cultural transformations brought about by the change from an analog archive to one whose substructure is a digital network. Particularly I am interested in how democracy, politics, civic practices, and publics are altered by this digital media landscape.
Since I firmly believe in, and advocate for "open source" knowledge production, I make as much of my work as possible freely available here. Please feel free to use/borrow/steal whatever you find useful. (Unless noted otherwise, everything here is licensed under a Creative Commons license.)
I teach both undergraduate and graduate classes in Emerging Media here at UT-Dallas. Most of the classes I teach deal with media theory and network theory. I also teach project based courses where the goal is not only to critique the current digital media landscape, but to learn by producing objects for it as well (from Transmedia Narratives to Political Blogs).
Since I firmly believe in, and advocate for "open source" knowledge production, I make as much information as possible available to the wider public. Information on both current and past courses I have taught can be found on the teaching page, along with links to all of the syllabi. Please feel free to use/borrow/steal whatever you find useful. (Everything here is licensed under a Creative Commons license.)
- Next Year. Something New.I have accepted a job at Saint Joseph’s University, to be chair of a new department focusing on digital media. So in the fall I will be an Associate Professor and Chair of the Communications Department at Saint Joseph’s University. I am really excited about this job opportunity, as the “next thing I want to ..... […]
- A Dunbar Number for EducatingThis semester I have been doing a lot more administrative work for the EMAC degree. As the program is growing, both in terms of faculty and students we have to have more conversations about sequencing the courses, course content, and overall examining the pedagogical experience of our students. As one can imagine this rather easily ..... […]