Full-Time Faculty

Barry Jason Mauer Full-Time Faculty
Barry Jason Mauer
Director, Associate Professor
Interests: Film and Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Rhetoric and Composition, Literary Theory, M...

Core Faculty

Core Faculty teach core T&T courses, supervise doctoral work and candidacy exams, and do research related to Texts and Technology. Core faculty members serve as chairs and members on T&T dissertation committees and take an active role in student advising.

J.D.  Applen Core Faculty
J.D. Applen
Associate Professor
Interests: Classical and Contemporary Rhetoric Technical Communication for students across UCF in all...
Jonathan  Beever Core Faculty
Jonathan Beever
Assistant Professor
Interests: Environmental Bioethics; Simulation and Representation; Soundscape Ecology; Ethics and Sci...
Rosalind  Beiler Core Faculty
Rosalind Beiler
Associate Professor
Interests: Early American History, Atlantic History, Migration, Early Modern German History, Public H...
Melody  Bowdon Core Faculty
Melody Bowdon
Associate Professor
Interests: Faculty DevelopmentTechnical and Professional CommunicationGender and TechnologyService-Le...
Martha Catherine Brenckle Core Faculty
Martha Catherine Brenckle
Professor
Interests: Queer Theory and FYW Gender Studies and Feminist TheoriesSOTL in Information Literacy and...
James  Campbell Core Faculty
James Campbell
Associate Professor
Interests: British and Irish Literature since 1885, War and Literature, Sexuality Theory, Science Fic...
Robert  Cassanello Core Faculty
Robert Cassanello
Associate Professor
Interests: Social History, Southern History, Race, Gender, Historiography, Museum Studies, Exhibition...
Dustin W. Edwards Core Faculty
Dustin W. Edwards
Assistant Professor
Interests: digital rhetoricscirculation studies the politics of writing infrastructures, especially ...
Joseph  Fanfarelli Core Faculty
Joseph Fanfarelli
Assistant Professor
Interests: Educational Games; Gamification; Video Game Design; Learning & Pedagogy; Research Methods...
Scot A. French Core Faculty
Scot A. French
Associate Professor
Interests: Digital and Public HistoryCommunity Studies/Local KnowledgeSites of MemorySouthern History...
Maria C. R. Harrington Core Faculty
Maria C. R. Harrington
Assistant Professor
Interests: Art and technology, both AR and VR as an aesthetic mediumVirtual nature, in AR and V...
Bruce B. Janz Core Faculty
Bruce B. Janz
Professor
Interests: Contemporary African Philosophy; Postcolonial Thought Theories of Place/Space; Urban Stud...
Natasha N. Jones Core Faculty
Natasha N. Jones
Associate Professor
Interests: technical and professional communicationnarrativegenresocial justice and activism in techn...
Mark L. Kamrath Core Faculty
Mark L. Kamrath
Professor
Interests: Brown and the Early Republic, 1771-1810 Eighteenth-Century Periodicals and Print Culture N...
Peter  Larson Core Faculty
Peter Larson
Associate Professor
Interests: Medieval & Early Modern England; social and economic history; legal history....
Connie L. Lester Core Faculty
Connie L. Lester
Associate Professor
Interests: Modern South, agricultural, environmental and economic history...
Rudy  McDaniel Core Faculty
Rudy McDaniel
Professor
Interests: Digital badgesInteractive narrativeKnowledge managementInformation architectureVideo game ...
Shelley M Park Core Faculty
Shelley M Park
Professor
Interests: Kinship studies, ethics of care, philosophy of love, queer theory, feminist theory, postco...
Tison  Pugh Core Faculty
Tison Pugh
Professor
Interests: Medieval English Literature; Queer and Gender Studies; Pedagogy; Film; Children's Literatu...
Christian  Ravela Core Faculty
Christian Ravela
Assistant Professor
Interests: 20th Century Multi-Ethnic Cultural Production, Comparative Racialization, Critical Ethnic ...
Angela R. Rounsaville Core Faculty
Angela R. Rounsaville
Associate Professor
Interests: Transnational/Transcultural LiteracyLiteracy StudiesRhetorical Genre Theory TransferResear...
Anastasia  Salter Core Faculty
Anastasia Salter
Assistant Professor
Interests: digital narrativeelectronic literaturegame studiessocial mediadigital humanitiesgender & m...
Blake  Scott Core Faculty
Blake Scott
Professor
Interests: Rhetoric of Health & MedicineRhetorical History, Theory, & TechneProfessional & Technical ...
Peter  Smith Core Faculty
Peter Smith
Assistant Professor
Interests: Game Design, Serious Games, Integrating Wearables and Sensors in Games, Alternate Contro...
Mel  Stanfill Core Faculty
Mel Stanfill
Assistant Professor
Interests: Digital Labor; Media Industry Studies; Interfaces; Fan Studies; Queer Theory; Race and Gen...
Sonia H. Stephens Core Faculty
Sonia H. Stephens
Assistant Professor
Interests: Scientific and Technical Communication in Digital and visual Media; Narrative Information ...
Natalie  Underberg-Goode Core Faculty
Natalie Underberg-Goode
Associate Professor
Interests: Digital folkloreDigital ethnographyDigital storytellingVisual anthropologyParticipatory di...
Stephanie  Vie Core Faculty
Stephanie Vie
Professor
Interests: Social media and social networking theorySocial media and pedagogyCritical technological l...
Keri  Watson Core Faculty
Keri Watson
Assistant Professor
Interests: Modern and Contemporary ArtHistory of Photography and FilmAmerican StudiesPrison Education...
Pavel  Zemliansky Core Faculty
Pavel Zemliansky
Professor
Interests: Professional communication, especially in international contexts; writing across the curri...

Associated Faculty

Associated Faculty attend meetings and events, and serve as dissertation and exam committee members for students in the program. They also play a role in student advising and mentorship.

Madelyn  Flammia Associated Faculty
Madelyn Flammia
Professor
Interests: International Technical CommunicationVirtual TeamsVisual CommunicationDocument Design and ...
Kevin  Meehan Associated Faculty
Kevin Meehan
Associate Professor
Interests: Caribbean Literature and CultureAfrican American Literature and CultureClimate Change Educ...

Affiliated Faculty

Affiliated Faculty participate as non-voting members of the T&T Faculty Committee. Affiliated faculty are those who do not play a direct role in the governance or administration of the program but who have other expertise or skills deemed essential to the ongoing goals of the program. Many affiliated faculty serve as external members on dissertation committees.

Michael Arnzen Affiliated Faculty
Michael Arnzen
Professor
Interests: Creative writing; scholarship of teaching; horror fiction; horror film; speculative poetry...
Sarah Barber Affiliated Faculty
Sarah Barber
Associate Professor
Interests: Archaeology of Mesoamerica, archaeology of the Greater Southwest, poststructural social th...
Syd Bauman Affiliated Faculty
Syd Bauman
XML Programmer-Analyst
Interests: Markup languages; digital humanities; XML; representation of overlap; document constraint;...
Jeffrey S. Bedwell Affiliated Faculty
Jeffrey S. Bedwell
Associate Professor
Interests: Psychophysiological aspects of a broad range of mental health disorders thought to relate ...
Clint Bowers Affiliated Faculty
Clint Bowers
Professor
Interests: Study of games and other technology as training tools, and the use of games and other tech...
Rebecca Dingo Affiliated Faculty
Rebecca Dingo
Associate Professor
Interests: Twentieth-century rhetorical theory, transnational feminist theory, girl studies, disabili...
Stacey Dunn Affiliated Faculty
Stacey Dunn
Associate Professor
Interests: Body image, eating behavior, interpersonal relationships and influences and women’s issu...
Terri Fine Affiliated Faculty
Terri Fine
Professor
Interests: Women and politics, public opinion and voting behavior, and political methodology...
Stephen M. Fiore Affiliated Faculty
Stephen M. Fiore
Professor
Interests: Shared Cognition; Technology as External Cognition; Collaborative Problem Solving; Narrati...
Elizabeth Grauerholz Affiliated Faculty
Elizabeth Grauerholz
Professor
Interests: Gender Consumption Media Childhood the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) An...
Richard Hartshorne Affiliated Faculty
Richard Hartshorne
Associate Professor
Interests: Technology and teacher education, the integration of emerging technology into the k-post-s...
Charles E. Hughes Affiliated Faculty
Charles E. Hughes
Professor
Interests: Avatar-mediated interaction, digital puppetry, human surrogates, human-technology interact...
Kenneth Jurkiewicz Affiliated Faculty
Kenneth Jurkiewicz
Associate Professor
Interests: Film theory and criticism; science fiction; horror...
Darl Larsen Affiliated Faculty
Darl Larsen
Professor
Interests: Film genres, film history, animation, screenwriting, and popular culture...
Kendall Leon Affiliated Faculty
Kendall Leon
Assistant Professor
Interests: Research methodologies for studying rhetoric and writing; community and cultural rhetorics...
Ty Matejowsky Affiliated Faculty
Ty Matejowsky
Associate Professor
Interests: Cultural anthropology, economic anthropology, globalization, fast food, disasters, culture...
Timothy Oleksiak Affiliated Faculty
Timothy Oleksiak
Assistant Professor
Interests: Listening as a rhetorical act and online interaction in academic and public spaces; critic...
Leonardo Oliveira Affiliated Faculty
Leonardo Oliveira
Associate Professor
Interests: Hypertension in adults and athletes, cardiovascular disease prevention and wellness strate...
Elizabeth Scanlon Affiliated Faculty
Elizabeth Scanlon
Adjunct
Interests: Adolescent literacy, teacher education, digital writing, gamification, ESOL...
Mark Schafer Affiliated Faculty
Mark Schafer
Professor
Interests: Political psychology in general, with particular interests in groupthink, the operational ...
Evan Selinger Affiliated Faculty
Evan Selinger
Associate Professor
Interests: Ethical issues concerning technology, science, the law, expertise, and sustainability, and...
Robert D. Taylor Affiliated Faculty
Robert D. Taylor
Associate Professor
Interests: Leadership of the acquisition, digital archiving, museum/gallery presentation of historica...
Kimberly Voss Affiliated Faculty
Kimberly Voss
Associate Professor
Interests: Journalism history, food journalism, advertising history, culinary history, women's studie...