Advisory Committee

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Ashenfelder, Stephanie

  • Director, Digital Media Studies
    Academic Director, Studio Arts

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Bernardi, Joanne

  • Professor of Japanese and Visual and Cultural Studies
  • Head, Japanese Program
    Project Director, Re-Envisioning Japan: Japan as Destination in 20th C. Visual and Material Culture

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Interests: Japanese cinema and culture, especially popular culture; film and media studies; visual and material culture; moving image archiving and preservation; travel and tourism studies; nuclear culture; digital humanities; ephemera studies; object-based learning

Mark Bocko

Bocko, Mark

  • Distinguished Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Professor, Physics and Astronomy
    Director, Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences (CEIS)

Interests: Audio and acoustic signal processing; Computer audition; Sensors and transducers

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Burges, Joel

  • Associate Professor of English and Visual & Cultural Studies

Interests: Post-1945 cultural studies; media studies; critical theory; American and contemporary literature

Morris Eaves

Eaves, Morris

  • Professor of English and Richard L. Turner Professor of Humanities
  • Director, A. W. Mellon Graduate Program in the Digital Humanities, the School of Arts & Sciences

Interests: British Romanticism; Media history and theory; Editorial theory; William Blake Archive Project

George Ferguson

Ferguson, George

  • Professor of Computer Science (Instruction) Co-Director Computer Science Undergraduate Program

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Interests: Artificial intelligence; Intelligent agents; Agent communication languages; Agent architectures; User interfaces: speech recognition, natural language understanding, dialogue, conversational agents; Temporal reasoning: representation, planning, scheduling; Semantic web: ontologies, knowledge-based systems

Gregory Heyworth

Heyworth, Gregory

  • Associate Professor of English and Textual Science; Director, Lazarus Project
Joseph Loporcaro

Loporcaro, Joseph

  • Assistant Professor of Digital Media Studies and Computer Science (Instruction)

Interests: Video game design, development, theory, and culture; digital media theory and production; mass media and pop culture; technology/media ethics; design thinking, research writing; social media studies; web design and development

Thaddeus E. Pawlicki

Pawlicki, Thaddeus E.

  • Associate Professor of Computer Science (Instruction)

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Interests: Undergraduate eduction; Robotics; Computer vision; Artificial intelligence

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Saab, A. Joan

  • Professor of Art History and Visual and Cultural Studies
  • Vice Provost of Academic Affairs

Interests: Twentieth-century American cultural history; media and culture; urban and community studies; popular culture; cultural studies; aesthetic categories and values

Tennis, Allegra

  • Outreach Librarian for Science and Engineering
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Textor, Kristana

  • Lecturer

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Interests: Video games and learning; play studies; digital media literacy; critical thinking; experiential learning; game design; motivation; identity; socio-cultural theory; informal learning; open scholarship; dissemination of research; design thinking; writing as communication; teaching film and video production

Allen Topolski

Topolski, Allen

  • Associate Professor
  • Chair, Department of Art and Art History
    Undergraduate Advisor, Studio Arts

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Interests: Studio production that incorporates found materials and a variety of processes to explore nostalgia and memory in technologies of domesticity and convenience.