Exploring Rhetoric & Code

This space serves as a digital portfolio for the work I've been engaged in as a member of the faculty in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of South Carolina and, before that, a doctoral student within the Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media program at North Carolina State University. My interests range from the rhetoric of open source software development and digital media criticism to technical communication and first-year composition. In addition, I've spent the last few years exploring some of the possibilities of physical and electrical computing with the Arduino microprocessor and the Processing IDE. Of special interest is the promotion of the 'digital humanities,' work that connects digital technologies and methodologies within scholarship in humanities disciplines, especially as it relates to emerging research in rhetoric and composition.

This semester (Fall 2015), I'm teaching:

  • ENGL 462: Technical Writing
  • SCHC 457: Rhetoric and Technology

(Course materials available to students via Blackboard.)

On this site, you can examine the projects I've been working on recently.