Ph.D., Interaction Design, Malmö University, 2012
Concentration: Digital Poetics, Electronic Literature
Dissertation: Digital Rhetoric and Poetics: Signifying Strategies in ElectronicLiterature

MFA, Literary Arts, Brown University, 2004
Concentration: Electronic Writing
Thesis: A “History” of “Art”



Academic Positions

Assistant Professor — Winona State University
Creative Digital Media, Mass Communication

Visiting Faculty — Winona State University
Transmedia, Mass Communication

Lecturer — University of California, Santa Cruz
Computational Media

Researcher — University of Bergen Norway
Computational Linguistics, Digital Culture

Associate Professor — Blekinge Institute of Technology
Digital Culture and Communication


Research Interests: digital culture, electronic literature, digital rhetorics and poetics, meme culture, glitch aesthetics

Senior Research Associate, York University Augmented Reality Lab

Research Affiliate, University of Bergen Electronic Literature Research Group

08/2013 – 06/2014 Researcher University of Bergen, LLE CLARINO (Common Language Research and Technology Infrastructure, Norway), ELMCIP (Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation)

07/2010 – 06/2013 Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice Co-Investigator, Co-Editor — Anthology of European Electronic Literature

06/2012 – (ongoing) Consortium for Electronic Literature (CELL): Database Interoperability Initiative Participating Researcher

Professional / Editorial

Board of Directors, Electronic Literature Organization

Editorial Board, Rhizomes; Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge

06/2017  Co-editor, Rhizomes 32: Meme Culture, Alienation Capital, and Gestic Play

01/2013 – 10/2013 Network Coordinator, Nordic Digital Culture Network

01/2011 – 04/2012 Co-Editor for the Electronic Literature Anthology Electronic
Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice

01/2008 – 01/2010 Co-Editor for the Electronic Literature Collection Volume 2
The Electronic Literature Organization


On Codework: A Phenomenology of an Anti-Genre
Crossing Borders, Crossing Genres: New Literary Hybrids in the Age of Multimedia Expression, ed. Marcel Cornis-Pope.
(John Benjamins 2014)

My Molly (Departed)
(Free Dogma Press 2014)

Conferences, Exhibitions, Talks

Thinking Through the Digital in Literature – Linköping University, Sweden
Presentation: Meme Culture as Alienation Capital and Gestic Play

Writers on Writing Series
Brown University Literary Arts

Interrupt Festival 4
Brown University
Clickbait Performance

Shapeshifting Texts
Group Exhibition / International Conference on Digital Media and Textuality / Bremen, Germany

International Digital Media Arts Association – Winona State University US
Presentation: Vernacular Gestus: Meme Culture and Alienation Capital

Group Exhibition / Paul Watkins Gallery

SCREENING — The Exquisite Corupus
ELO End(s) of Electronic Literature Conference