B.A. Political Science and Women’s Studies, Kansas State University, Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
M.A. Communication Studies, Baylor University
Heather is interested in how people use new media tools and environments to organize and act together politically. Situated in feminist theory, rhetoric, and media studies, her current research project examines the role of the techno-body in formulating and organizing acts of dissent in the digital sphere. Heather is published in Feminist Media Studies, Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society, and Teaching Media Quarterly. She is also a Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative Graduate Fellow.