TyAnna Herrington

Professor

Member Of:
  • School of Literature, Media, and Communication
Email Address:
ty@gatech.edu
Office Phone:
254-541-6450
Office Location:
Skiles 358
Overview

TyAnna K. Herrington, JD, PhD, is a Professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication and specializes in intellectual property law and in technical communication. Her books are in law: Intellectual Property on Campus: Students' Rights and Responsibilities; Controlling Voices: Intellectual Property, Humanistic Studies and the Internet; and A Legal Primer for Technical Communicators. Her articles treat issues in law as well as those in international communication and digital learning. Herrington's 1999 Fulbright allowed her to develop the Global Classroom Project, for which she was awarded the Outstanding Innovative Use of Technology Award and an IREX Starr Collaborative Grant. She has served as a senior Specialist on Fulbright's Senior Scholar Advisory Panel and on Fulbright's CIES Peer Review Committee. She serves on the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing's Executive Committee as its Information Officer, is an Executive Advisory Board Member for the Council of Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication's journal, Programmatic Perspectives, and is an Editorial Board member of Kairios online journal. She serves on the National Council of Teachers of English Intellectual Property Committee, and was a member of its National Standing Committee on Technical and Scientific Communication. She is also a member of the Conference on College Composition and Communication's Intellectual Property Task Force and co-chaired its Intellectual Property Caucus from 1999-2001. Herrington served the state of Georgia as a member of the State Board of Regents Copyright Committee. She has delivered keynote, featured, and plenary addresses in international and national venues, including the NINCH Copyright Town Hall, Conference on College Composition and Communication, and the Council of Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication. 

Interests
Geographic
Focuses:
  • Australia/ New Zealand
  • Europe
  • United States
Issues:
  • Digital Communication
  • Distributed Learning
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Interdisciplinary Learning and Partnering
  • International Collaboration and Partnership Development
  • International Communication
Courses
  • ENGL-1102: English Composition II
  • LCC-3401: Technical Comm Practices
  • LCC-3414: Intellectual Property
  • LCC-3843: Spec Topic-Communication
  • LCC-4102: Senior Thesis
  • LCC-4406: Profession Communication
  • LCC-6215: Media Studies
  • LCC-6319: Intellect Prop Plcy&Law
  • LMC-3403: Tech Communication
  • LMC-3414: Intellectual Property
  • LMC-3843: Spec Topic-Communication
  • LMC-4406: Professional Comm
  • LMC-6215: Issues in Media Studies
  • LMC-6319: Intellectual Property