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Publications: For Academics (Peer-Reviewed)

 

"The Roberts Court and Compulsory Collective Bargaining: Reading the Tea Leaves AfterJanus and Masterpiece."  With Thomas Freeman.   
    Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy.  Forthcoming in 2022

“In Two Voices.”  With Amanda Aherns and Stephen Pederson.  Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine.  August 2020.
 

“Let Them All Eat Cake: Rhetorically Mapping Religious Freedom, LGBTQIA Discrimination, and The First Amendment After Janus and
    Masterpiece.”  2020 Proceedings of the Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business. 
    (Winner of the 2020 Best Paper Award.)

“Rhetorically Predicting a First Amendment Right to Negotiation After Janus.”  With Thomas Freeman and Destynie Sewell.   
    11 Wm. & Mary Bus. L.Rev. 609 (2020).
 

 “The Art of EMF Science: Aesthetics, Ethics, and Post-Digital Health Advocacy." With Steven Pederson and the Institute for Aesthetic Advocacy.
     PostHuman: New Media Art 2020.  CICA Press, 2020.
 

“The Future of Collective Bargaining: Rhetorically Predicting a First Amendment Right to Negotiation.” With Thomas Freeman and Destynie
     Sewell. 2019 Proceedings of the Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business. 
 

“I Want to Party With You Cowboy: Stephen Colbert and Campaign 2016’s Aesthetic Logic of Truthiness.”  With Thomas Lawson.  In Julie
    Webber-Collins, Ed.  The Joke is On Us: Political Comedy in (Late) Neoliberal Times.  Lexington Press, 2019. 

“How to Write a Poem that Costs You $175k Plus the Lady,” Missouri Review, Miller Audio Prize for Humor (runner up), Summer 2018.     
 

“Fear and Loathing in the New Media Era : How to Realign our Rhetorical Judgments for the Post-Postmodern, Digital Media Age.” 
    Dissertation.  Ohio State University, 2012.  (Released to the public by my University.  Actively cited.)
 

“The Rhetoric of Narrative: What the Law as Narrative Movement Can Teach the Rest of the Narrative Turn.” In Deborah Journet, Ed. 
    Narrative Acts: Rhetoric, Race and Identity, Knowledge.  Hampton Press, 2011.
 

“Rhetoric.” In Peter Logan, Ed. Blackwell Encyclopedia of the Novel.  Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
 

“New Media, New English.” In Cheryl E. Ball and James Kalmbach, Eds. Reading and Writing New Media. With Jason Palmeri, Cormac Slevin, and
    Scott Lloyd DeWitt. Hampton Press, 2009.
 

“Re-Learning How to Argue.”  Audio essay.  In Cynthia L. Selfe, Ed. Multimodal Composition: Resources for Teachers.  Hampton Press, 2007. 
 

“Made Actual Through Pain.”  Video essay. With Michael Harker and Cormac Slevin.  In Cynthia L. Selfe, Ed. Multimodal Composition: Resources
    for Teachers.  Hampton Press, 2007. 
 

“Not Necessarily Not the News: Remediation, Gatekeeping, and The Daily Show.” Journal of American Culture 28.4 (Dec 2005): 415-430.

Publications: Peer-Reviewed and Public
 

 

“A Primer on Digital and Data Science Ethics.” With Thomas Freeman and Samson Hall.  Nebraska Lawyer.   September/October 2022. 
 

“Criminal Conviction By Algorithms are Ruining Innocent Lives.”  With Thomas Freemanand Elizabeth Otto.  Omaha World Herald. 
    August 29, 2021.
 

“The Legal Implications of Algorithmic Decision-Making.”  With Thomas Freeman and Samson Hall.  Nebraska Lawyer. May/June 2020
 

“As Technology Evolves, So Does the Practice of Law (and So Must Attorneys)."  With Thomas Freeman.  Nebraska Lawyer Magazine. 
    July/August2019.
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“Free Speech in Post-Digital America.” Editor.  With The Institute for Digital Humanity and the Institute for Aesthetic Advocacy.  Hennepin County
    Library.  (Permanent Collection.) September 2019.

“How to Write a Poem that Costs You $175k Plus the Lady,” Missouri Review, Miller Audio Prize for Humor (runner up), Summer 2018.     
 

“Foreward.”  With E. Gordon Gee.  In The Business of Higher Education: Marketing and Consumer Interests.  Eds. John C. Knapp and David J. Siegel. 
    Praeger, 2009.
 

“Are We the Rockstars We’ve Been Waiting For?” PopMatters. 3 Nov. 2008.
 

“Huckabee’s Family Guy Values.” Alternet. 21 Jan. 2008.
 

“A Hypothetical Problem.”  PopMatters. 17 Sept. 2006.

Media Appearances
 

“Regulating Artificial Intelligence - Is Global Consensus Possible?” With HEC Paris Insights.  Forbes.com.  September 9, 2022.
 

“Digital Ethics and the Institute for Digital Humanity.” With Shea Sullivan. Human Lawyer.  December 2021. Podcast.
 

“After Facebook Scandal, Local College Students Are Taking On the Challenge of Big Tech.” Interview.  NBC.  KARE-11 Evening News. 
    Minneapolis: 7 November 2021. Television.
 

“Critical Race Theory?”  Interview.  With Aaron McKain and Julius Herandez.  Our Black News.  Minneapolis, MN: June 2021.  Podcast.
 

“What the Floyd Verdict Means for Minneapolis.”  Interview.  Our Black News.  Minneapolis, MN: April 2021.  Podcast
 

“Why Isn’t There Social Media Forgiveness?”  Interview.  Breaking the News.  NBC. KARE-11, Minneapolis:  13 September 2018.  Television.
 

“Remembrance of Things Past Fuels Recent Run of Reboots, Relaunches, Remakes.” Interview with Ross Raihala.  Pioneer Press. 
    21 April 2018.  Newspaper.
 

 “How To Protect Your Personal Info on Facebook.”  Interview.  Breaking the News.  NBC. KARE-11, Minneapolis:  21 March 2018.  Television.
 

“Post Emmys Cameo, Spicer Says He Regrets Battles Over Trump’s Inauguration Size.” Interview.  Breaking the News.  NBC. 
    KARE-11, Minneapolis: 18 September 2017.Television.
 

“Breaking Down the Election Speeches.” Live On-Air Interview.  KARE-11 Evening News. NBC.  KARE-11, Minneapolis: 9 November 2016. 
  Television.
 

“How do Those Political Speeches Come to Life?” Interview.  Breaking the News.  NBC. KARE-11, Minneaoplis: 27 July 2016.  Television.
 

“What is Plagiarism?” Interview.  Breaking the News.  NBC.  KARE-11, Minneapolis: 20 July 2016.   Television.

Public Advocacy: Art and Community Education:
(Juried, Invited, Curated, and Grant-Funded)

“All Bullets Shatter: Uncounted Stories of Gun Violence and Trauma.”  Organizer, Curator, and Host.  (International Juried Art Exhibition on Trauma.).
    With the Institute forDigital Humanity; Institute for Aesthetic Advocacy; Guns Down, Love Up; Project Minnesota; The Digital Archive of Literacy
    Narratives (Ohio State, Portland State, George State); and the Pittsburgh University Prison Writing Project.   Minneapolis, MN.  May 2022.
 

“Institute for Aesthetic Advocacy: Curating Change.”  With Stephen Pedersen and Allison Baker.  Lewis and Clark University.  Portland, OR. 
    October 2021.
 

“Social Justice Through Artistic Expression.” With Stephen Pedersen and Allison Baker. Creative Impact Series by Tualatin Valley Creates.
     Beaverton, OR.  September 2021.
 

“Technology Inclusivity in Online Dispute Resolution.”  With Angie Raymond and Isak Nit Asare.  American Bar Association Dispute Resolution
    Technology Expo.  Online.  July 2021.

“Digital Rights Are Civil Rights: Race and Technology.”  Organizer, Curator, and Host. (Juried International Juried Art Exhibition on Algorithmic Racism.)
    With the Institute for Digital Humanity, Institute for Aesthetic Advocacy, ACLU MN, and Native Youth Arts Collective.  Minneapolis, MN.  February 2021.


“Contaminated.”  Organizer, Curator, and Host.  (International Juried Art Exhibition on COVID and Mental Health.)  With the Institute for Digital Humanity
    and Institute for Aesthetic Advocacy.  May 2020.

 

“Infectious Madness.”  Solo Museum Exhibition.  (Installation on Illness and Caregiving.).With Allision Baker and the Institute for Aesthetic Advocacy. 
    Gallery 610. Menomonie, WI.  April 2020

“Cellular Home Invasion II.”  Solo Museum Exhibition.  With Allision Baker.  Gallery 610. Menomonie, WI.  April 2020.

 

“Medical Unreliability and Sick Girl Theory.”  Curated Cross-Cultural Art Exchange.  With Allison Baker, the Institute for Digital Humanity, and theInstitute
    for Aesthetic Advocacy.  St. Cloud Zine Fest.  St. Cloud, MN.  February 2020.

 

“Sad Girls and Hopeful Women.”  Curated Cross-Cultural Art Exchange.  With Allison Baker, the Institute for Digital Humanity, and the Institute for
    Aesthetic Advocacy.  Twin Cities Zine Fest.  Minneapolis, MN.  September 2020.

 

“Cellular Home Invasion.”  Solo Museum Exhibition.  Czong Institute for ContemporaryArt.  Seoul, South Korea.  May 2019.

“Internet Security and Cyberbullying Prevention Workshop.”  Little Earth Native Community.  Minneapolis, MN.  April 2019.     (Funded by MN Health
    and Human Services Grant.)

“Sad Girls and Hopeful Women.”  Curated Cross-Cultural Art Exchange.  With Allison Baker, the Institute for Digital Humanity, and the Institute for
    Aesthetic Advocacy.  Hamline University Open Studios.  St. Paul, MN.  December 2018.

“Feminist Aesthetic Criticism.”  With Allison Baker.  Video Installation.  Bad Video Art Festival.  Moscow, Russia.  July 2018.
 

“The Institute for Aesthetic Advocacy.”  With Allison Baker.  Video Installation.  Pop’s Movie Night.  Detroit, MI.  August 2018.

“Scientific Home Invasion.”  With Allison Baker.  Installation.  Pop’s Packing.  Detroit, MI. June 2018.

 

“Sonance: An Interdisciplinary Discussion Concerning the Affects of Human Noise on Other Animals.”  Sound Performance and Art Residency.  With
    Josh Gumiela and Matt Sumera. University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment. Minneapolis, MN.  November 2017.

“How to Write a Poem that Costs You $175k Plus the Lady.” Author and Performer.  (Runner Up for 2017 Miller Audio Prize for Humor.).  Missouri
    Review.  Spring 2017.

“World Press Freedom Day: What Do You Have to Say.” Curator and Organizer. (Student Art Installation and Festival on Free Speech.)  Hamline
    University.  Saint Paul, MN.  April 2017.
 

"Y2K16.” Curator and Organizer.  (Student Art Installation and Festival on Digital Ethics.) Hamline University.  Saint Paul, MN.  December 2016.

“dronesTruck: Operation Como.” Curator and Organizer. (International Juried Sound Art Exhibition on Technology Health Effects.)  Saint Paul, MN. May
    2016.


“Love Everlasting,” invited multimedia performance, with Michael Gallope, Jason McGrath, Matt Sumera, and Travis Workman, Italian Film Society of
     Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN, February 2016. 
 

“School Violence: An Interdisciplinary Approach.” Curator and Organizer.  (Student Art Installation on Gun Violence and Public Health.) Hamline
    University. Saint Paul, MN. December 2015.

“dronesTruck: Operation Scarewaves,” Grant-funded multimedia installation, Saint Paul, MN.  October 2015.

“Endlessly Repeating Endlessly,” juried multimedia performance, with Michael Gallope, Josh Gumiela, Jason McGrath, Matt Sumera, and Travis
    Workman, Northern Lights arts festival, Minneapolis, MN, June 2015. 
 

“dronesTruck,” Juried multimedia installation, with Josh Gumiela, Hamline-Midway Arts Festival, St. Paul, MN, June 2015.

Conference Presentations, Invited Talks, and Competitive Workshops

“Using the Lens of Narrative Theory to Rethink Digital Ethics.”  International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference.  Boston, MA.  October 2022.
    [Winner of the Primeaux BestPaper Award: Runner-Up.]
 

“Privacy 3.0: Using Narrative Theory to Reframe Health Data Sanctity.”   Transatlantic Dialogue on Humanity and AI Regulation.  Paris, France.  May
    2022.  

 

“Privacy 3.0: Using Narrative Theory to Forgive, Forget, and Re-Program Digital Dignity.”  With Thomas Freeman.  Big Data and AI Ethics Research
    Colloquium.  University Park, PA.  April 2022. 

 

“Redefining Digital Literacy: Algorithms and You.”  With Thomas Freeman, Elizabeth Otto, Ayin Monge, and Moises Morales.  SXSW EDU.  Austin, TX. 
    March 2022

 

“Algorithmic Unreliability: Narrative Theory, Digital Ethics, and The Constitutionality of Employment AI.”  With Thomas Freeman and Marci Exted. 
    Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business.  Chicago, IL.  March 2022.

 

“Algorithmic Bias: How Cross Functional Networks Can Fight Digitized Discrimination.” With Thomas Freeman, Elizabeth Otto, Ayin
    Monge, and Julius Hernandez. Heider Business Symposium. Creighton University.  Omaha, NE.  October 2021. 

“Privacy 3.0: Forgiveness and Student Data After Mahoney.”  With Dr. Aaron McKain, Thomas Freeman, and Simon Troutman. International Vincentian
    Business Ethics Conference at DuPaul University.  Chicago, IL.  October 2021.  Online.

“Digital Ethics: What’s Next?”  OSTROM Workshop.  Indiana University School of Business.Bloomington, IN. February 2021.

“The Art of EMF Science: Aesthetics, Ethics, and Post-Digital Health Advocacy.”  With Stephen Pedersen and Allison Baker.  Rhetoric of Health And
    Medicine Conference. October 2020.
 

“What Would Jesus Program?”  Rhetoric Society of America.  Portland, OR.  May 2020.

 

“Cellular Home Invasion: Public Art As Rhetorical Intervention in Scientific Debates On EMF Health Effects.”  With Allison Baker and the Institute for
    Aesthetic Advocacy.  Portland, OR.  May 2020.

“Make Them Bake Cake?  In the Wake of Masterpiece Cakeshop, Which Religious Activities Are Protected Expression Under the First Amendment
  and Protected from Discrimination Laws?”  With Tom Freeman and Daniel Schneider.  Midwest Business Administrative Association/Midwest
    Academy of Legal Studies in Business Joint Conference.  Chicago, IL.  March 2020.

“Racist Robots: A Visual Primer on Understanding Algorithmic Bias.”  With Tom Freeman and Dan Schneider.  Midwest Business Administrative
    Association/Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business Joint Conference.  Chicago, IL.  March 2020.

“Rhetoric Versus the Robots II: The Ethics of Algorithmic Unreliability.”  International Society for the Study of Narrative.  New Orleans, LA.  March
    2020.

 

“The Right to Speak, Bake, or Film…or Not…Which Activities are Protected Expression Under the First Amendment?” With Thomas Freeman.  Huber
    Hurst Research Seminar in Business Law and Ethics.  Gainsville, FL.  January 2020.

“Rhetoric Versus the Robots: Mapping the Legal and Ethical Dimensions of Algorithmic Discrimination.”   Consortium for the Study of Religion,Ethics
  and Society at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.  Bloomington, IN.  November 2019.

“Privacy 3.0: Using Narrative Theory to Navigate Legal, Corporate, and Community Debates on Algorithmic Ethics.”  With Thomas Freeman.  Law
  and Ethics of Big Data Conference at Washington and Lee School of Law.  Lexington, VA.  April 2019.

“Unsound Methods?” Panel and Multimedia Performance, with Cory Holding, Matt Sumera, Josh Gumiela, and Allison Baker, Rhetoric Society of America,
    Minneapolis, MN, May 2018.


Sound Studies, Workshop, Rhetoric Society of America Summer Institute, Bloomington, IN, May 2017.

“Shouting Fire: Originalism and Antonin Scalia,” Jiggery-Pokery and Applesauce? The Impact and Legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia, Hamline University  
    Center for Justice and Law, Saint Paul, MN, February 2016.

“#Objectivity: Unlikable Narrative Justice,” Beyond Ferguson: Critical Conversations, Hamline University, Saint Paul, MN, January 2015.

 

“Campaign Narrative, The End: A New Story for the Narrative Model of Rhetorical Agency,” Rhetoric Society of America, San Antonio, TX, May 2014.
 

“The New New Journalism: The Post-Postmodern Aesthetics of Narrative As Rhetoric,” The International Society for the Study of Narrative, Boston,
  MA,March 2014.

Rogue Publics, Workshop, Rhetoric Society of America Summer Institute, Lawrence KS, June 2013.

“Audience 3.0: A New Rhetorical Ethics (and Aesthetics) for a Post-Remix Era,” Rhetoric Society of America, Philadelphia, PA, May 2012.

 

“The Gentle Art of Accepting Enemies: New Media and the Rhetorical Aesthetics of Audience Exclusion,” The International Society for the Study of
    Narrative, St. Louis, MO, April 2011.

“Playing Out Remix,” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Louisville, KY, March 2010.

“End the Gaffe (And How Narrative Theory Let’s Us Do It),” The International Society for The Study of Narrative, Birmingham, UK, June 2009.

“2008: The Year We Re-Made Contact (or, Why Did Postmodernism End?)," Project Narrative Presents: Prophets in Their Own Century, Columbus, OH,
    January 2009.
 

“I’m Not There Anymore: The Return of Identity in the Post-Remix Age,” Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, Louisville, KY,
    October 2008.

 “Ethos in a Remediated Age: Context, Character, and Community,” Rhetoric Society of America, Seattle, WA, May 2008.

 

“Evaluating the ‘Narrative Turn’” Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum, Columbus, OH, April 2007.

 

“Shouting ‘Fire’ in the Writing Classroom: Rhetoric, Law, and Composition,” Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York, NY,
    March 2007.

“‘Alive and well and living in Washington’: Narrativity, Casebook Logic, and Legal Pedagogy,” The International Society for the Study of Narrative,
    Washington, D.C., March 2007.

“The Rhetoric of Narrative--or, maybe, ‘The Narrative of Narrative,’” Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, Louisville, KY,
    October 2006.

“OurSpace: Resituating Civic Literacy in the University Curriculum,” LiteracyStudies@OSU, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, March 30, 2007.

 

“The Rhetoric of ‘Rhetoric’ in Rhetoric and Political Science,” Rhetoric Society of America, Memphis, TN, May 2006.

 

“New Media, New Curricula,” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL, April 2006.

 

“The ‘Dean Scream’ Didn’t Happen (And How it Did),” American Popular Culture Association, Atlanta, GA, April 2006.

 

“Narrative Temporality in News Stories,” The International Society for the Study of Narrative, Ottawa, Canada, April 2006.

 

“Finding Authorization to ‘lance the boil’: Context, Content, and Free Speech Zones,” Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities,
    Syracuse, NY, March 2006.

“’But…This is a Good Graph’: What a Political Science Classroom (and the Spanish- American War) Can Tell us About Interdisciplinarity, Grad
    Students, and the Rhetoric of Rhetoric (and Vice Versa),” EGO Spring Graduate Colloquium, Columbus, OH, May 2005.

“Is It Something or Nothing?  Narratologically Situating the Music of John Zorn’s Naked City,” Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum, Columbus,
    OH, April 2004.

Selected Grants, Awards, and Honors

Oct 2022             Patrick Primeaux Best Paper Award (Runner Up)
                           Presented at International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference

 

May 2022           Virginia Tech, Pamplin College of Business

                            Grant for travel to Paris for Transatlantic Dialogue on AI & Humanity

 

Feb 2022            Next Team Challenge Award (Runner Up)
 

Nov 2021           Indiana University Kelley School of Business

                           $5000 and one paid employee for graduate curricula design

 

May 2021           Indiana University Kelley School of Business

                            $4900 and two paid employees for IDH research assistance

 

Feb 2021            Indiana University Kelley School of Business

                            $5000 for IDH research and curriculum development

 

Mar 2020           Best Paper Award, Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business.

Nov 2019           Visiting Scholar, OSTROM Working Group, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
                   

March 2019        Provost Award for Community Outreach (North Central University)

 

March 2019        Minnesota Department of Health Grant

               

May 2017            Environmental Sustainability Grant (Hamline University)

 

April 2017           Center for Law and Justice Grant (Hamline University)

 

May 2015             Hanna Grant (Hamline University)

 

May 2014             Hanna and Humanities Grants (Hamline University)

 

May 2013             Hanna and Humanities Grants (Hamline University)
 

May 2006             Vera Carter Cooley Award (outstanding teaching of First Year Writing)
 

May 2003             Sheldon Sacks Award for Narrative Theory Research, Ohio State University
 

May 2001             Graduate Fellow, Department of English, Ohio State University

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