I am currently the Assistant Professor of Digital Rhetoric at Stevenson University in Maryland and a member of the editorial collective of the Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy. My research focuses on the relationship between technology and writing, which leads me to apply digital humanities methods to the questions raised by composition and rhetoric theory. My general research interests also include textual studies, new media, and post-humanism. My work can be seen in Kairos, Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models, and Experiments, and Communication Design Quarterly. My current grant funded project on Virtual Reality has been featured in The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Magazine. I am also the co-founder and project manager of The Writing Studies Tree, the digital project I work on with Ben Miller and Jill Belli.
I previously taught as an instructor at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, Marywood University, Wilkes University, and King’s College. During my time as a doctoral student as the Graduate Center, CUNY, I was a graduate teaching fellow at BMCC and an Instructional Technology Fellow through the Macaulay Honors College. At the Graduate Center I completed my certificate in Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, was the co-director of the CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative, and was formerly the co-chair of the GC Composition & Rhetoric Group.
The purpose of this blog is to centralize my thoughts on the role of technology in my scholarship and teaching. You can also follow me on twitter @amandalicastro.