Highlights (see CV for more):
Paper, "Commodifying Heaven: Political Economy and Ecojustice Impact of Multiuser Virtual Worlds." Conference on Communication and the Environment, Uppsala, June 2013.
Panelist, "Transmedia and Transreality: Environmental Discourse in Virtual and Augmented Realities." Conference on Communication and the Environment, Uppsala, June 2013.
Presentation, "Virtual Environments and Real Environments." Environmental Education Alliance of Georgia, Athens, March 2013.
Paper, "Remediating the Stars: Rob Wright's Watch the World(s) Machinima." National Communication Association, Orlando, November 2012. Top Paper Award, Theatre, Film and New Multimedia Division.
Paper, "Rebranding the 'Redneck Riviera': The St. Joe Company and the Political Economy of the Florida Panhandle." Florida Communication Association, Orlando, October 2012.
Presentation, "Environmental Education in Virtual Worlds." Florida Distance Learning Association, Orlando, September 2012.
Multimedia/visual-rhetoric project, "Pining: Convergence, Circulation, and Re-mediation." Language and Ecology Research Forum, April 2012.
Colloquium (with Ulla Bunz), "Spotlight on Online Teaching." School of Communication, Florida State University, April 2012.
Paper, "Multiuser Virtual Environments and Climate-Change Activism." Union for Democratic Communications, Tallahassee, May 2012.
Presentation, "The Virtual Environmentalist in Second Life." Midnight to Noon Conference for Second Life Educators and Researchers (M2N4SL), Åbo Akademi University and EduFinland, October 2011.
Presentation, "Second Nature: Using Virtual Environments to Learn About Real Ones." Making Connections... Instructional Strategies and Online Technologies for Distance Learning, Columbus (Ga.) State University, September 2011.
Conference Proceedings, "Majora Carter's "Greening the Ghetto" TED Talk." Conference on Communication and the Environment, El Paso, Texas, June 2011.
Book chapter, "Second Chances: Depictions of the Natural World in Second Life" in Enslinn, A. & Muse, E. (Eds) (2011) Creating Second Lives: Community, Identity and Spatiality as Constructions of the Virtual, Routledge, Oxford & New York.
Paper, "Superman Never Made Any Money: Superheroes in Second Life." Eastern Communication Association, Arlington, Virginia, April 2011.
Panelist on Social Media and Public Protest, College of Communication, FSU, March 2011.
Invited keynote at the conference The Role of Learning and Teaching Centers in the Development of University Education, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 2011.
Paper, "The Environmental Semiotics of Second Life: Reading the Splash Aquatics Store." Internet Research 11, annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers, Gothenburg, Sweden, October 2010.
Invited speaker, "Environmental Learning in Second Life." Prospects of Learning in Second Life, a conference sponsored by the Department of Information Studies at Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland, October 2010.
Conference Proceedings (with Lindsay Clark), Brave new world: Environmental Design and Emerging Technologies. Environmental Design Research Association, Washington, May 2010.
Panel Respondent, Reconsidering Cyborg Identity. Gender Studies Division, Southern States Communication Association, Memphis, April 2010.
Conference Proceedings, Virtually Queer: Subjectivity Across Gender Boundaries in Second Life - revisited. Digital Performativity: Generative Directions in Gender and Performance Studies, Southern States Communication Association, Memphis, April 2010.
Course development projects include (AY 2013-14):
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