Association for Business Communication Conference: Trifecta

At the 2015 Association for Business Communication Conference in Seattle, I was pleased to complete a trifecta of sorts: I presented my talk “No Immediate Plans: Arts Nonprofit Motivations in Choice or Rejection of Crowdfunding,” had my corresponding paper featured in the proceedings of the conference, and was awarded a Graduate Student Travel Scholarship! Many […]

Talking Business with Artists

I had the great honor of being a respondent on the plenary closing panel “Emerging Voices: Directions for the Field” at the Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Education (SAEE) Second Annual Conference on October 16-17. It was hosted by The Lawrence and Isabel Barnett Center for Integrated Arts and Enterprise at The Ohio State University. The […]

Published in Intercom!

I am excited to be published in the May 2015 edition of Intercom, the society of Technical Communicators’ monthly magazine. My article is entitled “Let’s Talk About Jane: The Ethics of ‘Other’ Knowledge.” In it, I argue that technical communicators have an ethical imperative to continually interrogate their epistemology and best practices by investigating and potentially integrating tactics […]

Graduate Research Symposium: “The Regularization and Regulation of Kickstarter Proposals”

I was honored to be selected for inclusion in the 10th Annual NCSU Graduate Research Symposium, which took place on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. I presented a poster based on some ongoing qualitative research I’m doing in relation to the emergent genre of Kickstarter writing. I am also interested in studying crowdfunding writing more broadly; […]

CCCCs: Crowdfunding

I was pleased to present at CCCC some research I’ve been doing on crowdfunding and grant writing. I delivered “Proposal Networks: An Activity Theory Analysis of Crowdfunding and Grant Writing” on a panel with Jason Swarts and Kristyne Bradford, who was sadly unable to attend. The talk featured a theoretical arm about activity theory and […]

Editorships

I’ve been keeping busy even over the summer. I presented on a panel at the Arts Entrepreneurship Educator’s Conference in Dallas, Texas in June. At the conference, I was announced as an assistant editor of The Journal of Arts Entrepreneurship Research. As the current edition is the first edition, I am a founding editor! I […]

Achievement Unlocked: CCCC Presentation

Indianapolis told me to say hello to you all, as I was just recently there as part of the Conference on College Composition and Communication. I and four colleagues presented on the use of RikiWiki in graduate-level rhetoric and composition courses. I spoke about the graduate students’ perspectives on the assignment. It was a fun […]

The Duke of Norfolk’s Birds…Fly South! arrives

I manage alt-folk singer/songwriter The Duke of Norfolk. We’ve been working together since 2011, and in that span he has put out 7 EPs and a single. Today he released his 10-song debut album Birds…Fly South!. You can get it from Bandcamp, iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and more. If you like Josh Ritter, The Decemberists, and/or […]

On the occasion of a polar vortex

As I start new projects for 2014, I did take a minute to update all the pages above with the things I did in 2013. Here are some things I’m looking forward to in 2014: A proposal for juried art contest at Moogfest 2014 has been sent off. An EP by the Midnight Sons named […]