Alyse is a PhD student in the Joint Program for English and Education and the Graduate Administrative and Editorial Associate for the Digital Rhetoric Collaborative. Her research interests include digital writing pedagogy, digital discourse, and Asian American rhetoric.
Laura McCann is a Rhetoric PhD candidate at Carnegie Mellon University working within the rhetoric of health and medicine, technical communication, and digital rhetorics. Her current project studies master narratives of infertility and the rhetorical strategies patients employ to make sense of these disruptive medical experiences.
Jennifer Burke Reifman is a 5th year Education Ph.D. Candidate at U.C. Davis with an emphasis in Writing, Rhetoric, and Composition Studies. Her research focuses on technology in the writing classroom, writing program administration, and student identity and agency. When she isn't being a graduate student and writing teacher, she spends most of her time playing with her 3-year old son, tending her backyard garden, or diving into a video game.
Sarah Hughes is a PhD candidate in the Joint Program in English & Education at the University of Michigan, where she also teaches in the English Department Writing Program. Her research interests include digital rhetoric, gender and discourse, and gaming studies. Her dissertation project explores how women use multimodal discourse—grammatically, narratively, and visually—to navigate online gaming ecologies.