Georgia Tech | Literature, Media, and Communication

Humanistic Perspectives
on a Technological World

Faculty

Philip Auslander
Professor
Performance studies, media studies, cultural studies, popular music
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Ian Bogost
Professor & Director of Center for Media Studies
Videogame criticism, videogame rhetoric, and visualization, including game design and educational, persuasive, and political speech in games
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Jay Bolter
Professor & Wesley Chair of New Media Studies
Augmented Reality design, media theory
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Rebecca Burnett
Professor & Director of Writing and Communication Program
Risk communication, collaboration, cross-cultural communication, multimodality, technical communication, visual rhetoric

Carol Colatrella
Professor & Associate Dean
Cultural studies, narrative theory,feminist theory
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T. Hugh Crawford
Associate Professor
American literature, imaging, literature & medicine

Angela Dalle-Vacche
Professor
Early cinema, art, cinema, science, European film, African film
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Carl DiSalvo
Associate Professor
Critical design, participatory design, the construction of publics, imaging the city, community robotics.
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Nihad Farooq
Assistant Professor
American studies, cultural studies, transatlantic anthropologies of race, migration, and ethnicity, evolutionary theory, gender studies, British fin-de-siecle literature, naturalism, phenomenology.

Ute Fischer
Research Scientist
Effect of status, culture and gender on the interaction and decision strategies of small teams, effect of communication medium on distributed team decision making

Peter Fontaine
Associate Director, Communication Center
Children's Literature, Fantasy, Victorian and Modern British Literature

Melissa Foulger
Artistic Director of DramaTech

Andy Frazee
Associate Director of Writing and Communication Program
Creative writing, poetry, business communication
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Kathleen Ann Goonan
Visiting Professor
Science fiction, the impact of nanotechnology, medicine, and education on the future
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Narin Hassan
Associate Professor
Victorian literature & culture, colonial/postcolonial studies, feminist theory, literature & medicine
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Karen Head
Assistant Professor & Director of the Communication Center
Creative writing, digital poetry, modern & contemporary poetry, technical communications, Southern literature
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TyAnna Herrington
Professor
Intellectual property, technical communication, global distance learning
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Nassim Jafarinaimi
Assistant Professor
Ethics and politics of design, participatory media, design studies, values and design, civic and urban computing, and human-computer interaction.
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Kenneth Knoespel
Professor
Newtonian science, scientific narrative
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Lauren Klein
Assistant Professor
Early American literature, food studies, media studies, digital humanities, data visualization.
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Christopher Le Dantec
Assistant Professor
Participatory design, values in design, human-centerd computing, community computing & informatics, urban computing.
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Blake Leland
Associate Professor
Science & modernism, psychoanalysis, creative writing (poetry)

Thomas Lux
Professor & Bourne Chair in Poetry
Creative writing, contemporary poetry

Amanda Madden
Visiting Assistant Professor
Technological change in the Early Modern Era, Digital Humanities, Cultural Networks and Intellectual Communities, Narrative, Cultural Adaptations of Technology, and Historical Representation in Popular Culture
Krystina Madej
Visiting Assistant Professor
Digital narrative; history of children's narrative; narratives in popular culture: animation, comics, and graphic novels; narrative as maker of meaning; rhetoric of the web; graphic design and museum design

Brian Magerko
Associate Professor
Interactive narrative, serious game design and development, cognitive architectures, intelligent agents, human-computer interaction, and board game studies as applied to digital game design.
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Alexandra (Ali) Mazalek
Associate Professor
Tangible and embodied interaction, emerging technologies, experimental media, creativity and design, interaction design, media arts and entertainment
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Janet Murray
Professor & Associate Dean
Interactive narrative and eTV, interactive gaming, encyclopedic media
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Vinicius Navarro
Assistant Professor
Documentary, digital culture, media activism, international cinema, and experimental media

Michael Nitsche
Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies
Interaction in mixed media spaces, machinima, games and film, and digital performance
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Anne Pollock
Assistant Professor
Biomedicine and culture, science and technology studies, race and gender
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Jaqueline Royster
Professor & Dean of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts
Rhetorical studies, literacy studies, and women's studies
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Aaron Santesso
Associate Professor
Seventeenth and Eighteenth-century literature, surveillance, media

Carol Senf
Professor & Associate Chair
Victorian Studies and the Gothic.

Britta Spann
Visiting Assistant Professor
Twentieth Century American Literature, Poetry, and the Classical Tradition
Jay Telotte
Minors and Certificates
Professor
Film & technology, science fiction film, animation
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John Thornton
Academic Professional
Digital Film Production and the DSLR Revolution

Richard Utz
Professor & Chair, School of Literature, Media, and Communication
Cultural Construction of Knowledge, Humanistic Inquiry and Science/Technology, Medievalism Studies, Nationalism, Reception Studies
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Qi Wang
Assistant Professor
Representation of history and memory; documentary; Contemporary Independent and Socialist Chinese Cinema; and experimental and dance film

Robert Wood
Associate Professor
Renaissance science, Shakespeare

Lisa Yaszek
Professor & Director of Undergraduate Studies
Science fiction, gender studies, contemporary literature
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Gregory Zinman
Assistant Professor (effective August 2014)
Film Studies, Media Studies, Art History, Experimental Film and Media, and Digital Culture
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