Third-year CRDM student, Sarah Evans, unconditionally passed her comprehensive exams, and successfully presented her dissertation prospectus. Her committee is co-chaired by Dr. Sarah Stein and Dr. Nick Taylor, and joined by Dr. Helen Burgess, Dr. Liz Craig, and Dr. Emma Westecott (OCAD Univ, Canada).
Third-year CRDM student, Jessica Elam-Handloff, successfully passed her preliminary exams today. Jessica’s committee is chaired by Dr. Steve Wiley, joined by Drs. Chris Ingraham, Andrew Johnston, and Nick Taylor.
Jessica’s dissertation will draw on concepts from Foucault, Kittler, Guattari, and Deleuze to develop a genealogy of media technologies and war gaming, from World War II to the present, in both military and commercial gaming contexts.
Third-year CRDM student Melissa Adams unconditionally passed her preliminary doctoral exams today. Her committee is chaired by Dr. Melissa Johnson, and joined by Dr. Jessica Jameson, Dr. Cat Warren, and Dr. Adam Saffer (UNC-Chapel Hill).
CRDM third-year student Chen Chen, has successfully passed her preliminary exams today. Her dissertation committee is chaired by Dr. Chris Anson, and joined by Drs. Steve Wiley, Dave Rieder, and Jason Swarts.
CRDM student Joel Schneier passed his preliminary exams unconditionally and is now ABD. His committee is chaired by Dr. Jascon Swarts, and joined by Drs. Elizabeth Craig, Robin Dodsworth, and Nick Taylor.
Third-year CRDM student Meridith Reed just passed her preliminary exams today and is now ABD. Her dissertation committee is chaired by Dr. Chris Anson and joined by Drs. Deanna Dannels, Michael Carter, and Nancy Penrose.
CRDM student, Chen Chen, has recently published her conference review of the session “Minor Professionalization: How Minority Rhetoric and Composition Professionals Navigate Mobility, Intersectionality, and Embodiment,” presented by Travis Webster (University of Houston-Clear Lake), Chanon Adsanatham (University of Maryland-College Park), Bre Garrett (University of West Florida) at The Watson Conference in Louisville this year. You can read her review here: http://www.digitalrhetoriccollaborative.org/2016/11/10/watson-session-c7-minor-professionalization-how-minority-rhetoric-and-composition-professionals-navigate-mobility-intersectionality-and-embodiment/