Curriculum Vitae

Education

Graduate Course Assistant

  • Argumentation
  • Rhetoric of Science

Undergraduate Course Instructor

Undergraduate Course Assistant

  • Communication as a Liberal Art
  • Introduction To Computer Science: C++
  • Introduction To Computer Science: Java

Conference Papers and Panels

  • Metaphoric Ethics: Scientific Metaphors In and Through Political Controversies
  • Paper  ·  93rd National Communication Association Conv.  ·  Chicago, IL  ·  Nov 15-18, 2007

  • The Utopian Conspiracy: Critiquing the Disruptive Potential of Conspiracy Theorization
  • Paper  ·  93rd National Communication Association Conv.  ·  Chicago, IL  ·  Nov 15-18, 2007

  • Researching Research and Organizing Organization: The Online World of Communication Humanities
  • Paper  ·  Annenberg Summer Doctoral Research Seminar  ·  Los Angeles, CA  ·  Sep 21, 2007

  • Good Scientists Speaking Well? The Scientist as Rhetor
  • Panel Chair  ·  92nd National Communication Association Conv.  ·  San Antonio, TX  ·  Nov 16-19, 2006

  • Rhetoric Without Belief: Toward the Norms of an Aesthetic Culture
  • Paper  ·  92nd National Communication Association Annual Conv.  ·  San Antonio, TX  ·  Nov 16-19, 2006

  • Formless Universals: Argument versus Contestation, Deliberation versus Hegemony
  • Paper  ·  92nd National Communication Association Annual Conv.  ·  San Antonio, TX  ·  Nov 16-19, 2006

  • Psychoanalytic Argumentation
  • Paper  ·  Intl Society for the Study of Argumentation Conf.  ·  Amsterdam, Netherlands  ·  Jun 28-30, 2006

  • Lacan vs. the Post-Structuralists: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Subject
  • Paper  ·  International Communication Association Conv.  ·  Dresden, Germany  ·  Jun 19-23, 2006

  • A Burkean Theory of Media Effects: Toward a Non-Salience Theory of Framing
  • Paper  ·  International Communication Association Conv.  ·  Dresden, Germany  ·  Jun 19-23, 2006

  • Oppositional Politics: Activism and the Structure of the Blogosphere
  • Paper  ·  International Communication Association Conv.  ·  Dresden, Germany  ·  Jun 19-23, 2006

  • Toward a Lacanian Theory of Argumentation
  • Paper  ·  International Interdisciplinary Discourse Analysis Workshop  ·  Los Angeles, CA  ·  Apr 28 2006

  • Controlling Genes: Genetic Discourse, Feminism, and New Reproductive Technologies in Transhumanist Discourse
  • Paper  ·  91st National Communication Association Annual Conv.  ·  Boston, MA  ·  Nov 17-20, 2005

  • Powered Rituals: An Anthropological Tear in the Fabric of Power
  • Paper  ·  91st National Communication Association Annual Conv.  ·  Boston, MA  ·  Nov 17-20, 2005

  • The Ethics of Testimony: A Vichian Account of Social Epistemology
  • Paper  ·  91st National Communication Association Annual Conv.  ·  Boston, MA  ·  Nov 17-20, 2005

  • The Return of the Political in Chantal Mouffe
  • Presentation  ·  USC Annenberg Radical Democracy Forum  ·  Los Angeles, CA  ·  Apr 1, 2005

  • Vico and New Historicism: Tempering Radical Contingency
  • Paper  ·  National Communication Association Annual Conv.  ·  Chicago, IL  ·  Nov 10-14, 2004

  • Lacanian Investigations – Lacan and Wittgenstein Against Multiculturalism
  • Paper  ·  National Communication Association Annual Conv.  ·  Chicago, IL  ·  Nov 10-14, 2004

  • Metaphorical Challenges: The Status of the Gaia Hypothesis Within Science and Without
  • Paper  ·  Eastern Communication Association Fall Conf.  ·  Sewickley, PA  ·  Oct 14-16, 2004

  • Indexing Communities: Fact Checking on the Blogosphere
  • Presentation  ·  Annenberg Deliberative Democracy Weblog Forum  ·  Los Angeles, CA  ·  Mar 25, 2004

  • Economic Tactics – China, Number Crunching, and European Exceptionalism
  • Paper  ·  Amer. Assoc. for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology Pre-Conf.  ·  Miami, FL  ·  Nov 19, 2003

  • Science Fictions: Government and Private Rhetoric on Space Development, Exploration, and Colonization
  • Paper  ·  National Communication Association Conv.  ·  New Orleans, LA  ·  Nov 21-24, 2002

  • Agora of Plato’s Symposium
  • Presentation  ·  Amer. Society for the History of Rhetoric Pre-Conf.  ·  Atlanta, GA  ·  Nov 1, 2001

  • Private Intellectuals: The Rhetoric of the Sokal Hoax
  • Paper  ·  Pennsylvania State University Honors Rhetoric Conf.  ·  State College, PA  ·  July 6-8, 2001

Academic Policy Debate Coach

  • Assistant Debate Coach, University of Southern California Trojan Debate Squad
  • Los Angeles, CA  ·  2003-2008

  • Assistant Debate Coach, Damien High School Debate Team
  • La Verne, CA  ·  2002-2005

  • Assistant Debate Coach, Dartmouth College Forensic Union
  • Hanover, NH  ·  2002-2003

Academic Productivity Lectures

  • Online Resources For Offline Students: Compiling, Sorting, and Analyzing Research USC’s Library Gateways
  • University of Southern California  ·  Los Angeles, CA  ·  Sep 10, 2007

  • Tools Of The Graduate Student Trade: Digital Productivity In Graduate School
  • University of Southern California  ·  Los Angeles, CA  ·  Aug 29, 2007

  • Digital Resources For Writing and Publication
  • University of Southern California  ·  Los Angeles, CA  ·  Jun 05, 2007

  • Digital Organization In The First Year of Graduate School
  • University of Southern California  ·  Los Angeles, CA  ·  Oct 03, 2006

  • Linking Online Resources to Offline Software: Using Bibliographic Managers with USC’s Library Gateways
  • University of Southern California  ·  Los Angeles, CA  ·  Jan 26, 2006

  • An Office Without File Cabinets: Acquiring, Maintaining, and Indexing a Local Digital Library
  • University of Southern California  ·  Los Angeles, CA  ·  Aug 30, 2005