Fashioning Circuits Team

 

Fashioning Circuits is a scholarly site created by a team of researchers in the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (ATEC) at the University of Texas, Dallas. [no_toc]

Current Team

Kim A. Knight

  • Project leader, Editor, Site administrator
  • Associate Professor in ATEC
  • Research interests: Computational Craft; Critical Design; Critical Theory; Cultural Studies; Data Visualization; Domestic Technologies; Health and Medicine; Intersectional Identities; Media Studies; Participatory cultures; Race, Class, Gender; Representations of digital culture in film and literature; STEAM; Wearables
  • Twitter: purplekimchi; Websites: kimknight.com

Yueh-Jung Lee

  • Research assistant, Site administrator; Dinosaur hatcher
  • Ph.D. Student in ATEC; expected 2024
  • Research interests: Smart technologies, smart culture, cyborg technologies; Human-computer interaction/relationship; Science and technology studies; Critical cultural studies in digital technologies
  • Linkedin: Yueh-Jung Lee; Twitter: YuehJungLee

Sammi Welwood

  • Research assistant, Site administrator; 18 PT. Heavy
  • Ph.D. Student in ATEC; expected 2024
  • Research interests: Type design; Typography; Feminist theories; Body politics; Fat politics; Body positivity; Semiotics of Typography; Graphic design; Critical media studies
  • Linkedin: Sam F. Welwood; Website: sam flora

Atanur Andic

  • Collaborator
  • Ph.D. Student in ATEC; expected 2023
  • Research interests: Critical media studies, visual culture & design, Interface studies, digital archives, heritage studies
  • Website: Atanur Andic

Maedeh Asgharpour

  • Collaborator
  • MFA (Creative Practice) Student in ATEC; expected 2021
  • Research interests: Visual art, illustration, printmaking; Experimental animation
  • Website: Maedeh Asgharpour

Olivia Banner, PhD

  • Collaborator
  • Associate Professor in ATEC
  • Research interests: Popular Culture, Critical Theory, Media Studies, Intersectional Identities, Cultural Studies, Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality, Disability Studies, Labor Studies, Health and Medicine, Surveillance Studies, Science & Technology Studies

Diamond Beverly

  • Collaborator
  • MFA (Creative Practice) Student in ATEC; expected 2022
  • Research interests: Intersectional identities; Narrative games; Critical race theory; Cultural studies; Class, gender, sexuality studies; Experimental games
  • Website: DIAMOND BEVERLY

Nusrat Zahan Chowdhury

  • Collaborator
  • Ph.D. Student in ATEC; expected 2024
  • Research interests: Critical media studies; Teaching and pedagogy; Feminist theories; Eco-criticism, eco-feminism, eco-linguistics; Children’s media technologies, children’s literature 
  • Twitter: ZahanChowdhury

Michelle Del Angel

  • Collaborator; Memeologist
  • BA (Design and Production) Student in ATEC; expected 2022
  • Research interests: Wearable technology; Techwear; Product design; Future fashion; Packaging design

Emma Delight

  • Collaborator
  • BA (Design and Production) Student in ATEC; expected 2022
  • Research interests: LGBTQ+ issues and representation; Video game design; Storytelling

Talia Devanadero

  • Collaborator; Fanfic connoisseur
  • BS Student in Computer Science; expected 2024
  • Research interests: Interactive fiction; Human-centered design; Distributed systems; Transformative works

Fiona Haborak

  • Collaborator; Coffee Gremlin
  • Ph.D. Student in ATEC; expected 2024
  • Research interests: Cosplay, performativity, dramaturgical theories, sociology, microcelebrity, fan studies, DIY praxis, social media

Cameron Irby

  • Collaborator; General of Support
  • Ph.D. Student in ATEC; expected 2023
  • Research interests: Narrative media; Fandom; Queer theory

Juan Llamas-Rodriguez, PhD

  • Collaborator; Official Hand Model
  • Assistant Professor in ATEC
  • Research interests: border studies; global media; Latin American studies; critical race studies; feminist theory
  • Twitter: llamasjr

Josef Nguyen, PhD

  • Collaborator; Server of Lewks
  • Assistant Professor in ATEC
  • Research interests: Creative labor and the creative economy; DIY, craft, and maker cultures; Digital technologies and consent; Feminist and queer game studies; Fan media and fandom practices
  • Website: josef nguyen

Tước Kim Nguyễn

  • Collaborator; Sassy Blossom
  • MFA (Animation) Student in ATEC; expected 2021
  • Research interests: Self-development through Selflessness
  • Website: tu0c.space

Tiffany Page Carter

  • Collaborator; TI Founders Leadership Fellow
  • BA (Critical Media Studies) Student in ATEC; expected 2021
  • Research interests: Representation of persons with severe autism in media, disability studies, Access and Disparities in Access to Health Care
  • Linkedin: Tiffany Page Carter

Cinthya Parreno

  • Collaborator; Undercover ATEC student
  • BA Student in Human Resource Management; expected 2021
  • Research interests: Data visualization
  • Website: Cinthya Parreno

Mohammed M. Rashid

  • Collaborator
  • Ph.D. Student in ATEC; expected in 2023
  • Research interests: Critical media literacies and pedagogies; Critical making; Queer theory; Cultural studies; South-Asian queer histories; Socially engaged art and participatory media; Critical play; Platform studies
  • Twitter: TrueIcaRash

Lauren Shafer

David Worcester

  • Collaborator
  • BA ([area]) Student in ATEC; expected 2022

Kathryn Whitlock

  • Collaborator, Lepidoptera lover
  • MA (Emerging Media Studies) Student in ATEC; expected 2021
  • Research interests: Borders, surveillance studies; Eco-Marxism, eco-feminism, eco-criticism; Labor studies; Animal studies

Hong-An Wu

  • Collaborator
  • Assistant Professor in ATEC
  • Research interests: Critical Media Studies; Animation & Games; Critical pedagogy, game & play studies, feminist science and technology studies, and new media arts education

Past Editors

Firenmisoul

  • General editor: Spring 2014
  • Undergraduate student, Emerging Media and Communication, UT Dallas.

Rashundra Harvey

  • General editor: Spring 2013
  • Graduate student, Emerging Media and Communication, UT Dallas.

Lesley Henderson

  • General editor: Spring 2013
  • Graduate student, Emerging Media and Communication, UT Dallas.

Desiree Jacob

  • General editor: Spring 2012
  • MA, Emerging Media and Communication, UT Dallas.

Twinkle Lam

  • General editor: Spring 2014
  • Undergraduate student, Emerging Media and Communication, UT Dallas

Vinchenzo Locascio

  • General editor: Spring 2014
  • Undergraduate student, Business Administration, UT Dallas

Tonya McMillion

  • General editor: Spring 2014
  • PhD student, Arts and Technology, UT Dallas

Max Mechanic

  • General editor: Spring 2013
  • MA, Emerging Media and Communication, UT Dallas

Patti McLetchie

  • General editor: Spring 2013
  • BA, Emerging Media and Communication, UT Dallas
  • Research interests: Body image issues as they relate to our culture and media, fashion’s role on an individuals identity, encouraging young women to get into the STEM fields
  • Twitter: pattimick88

Janet Montealvo

  • General editor: Spring 2012
  • MA, Emerging Media and Communication, UT Dallas
  • Research interests: New media in fashion, fashion journalism, identity and social media
  • Twitter: janetmtweets

Brianni Nelson

  • General editor: Fall 2011, Spring 2012
  • MA, Emerging Media and Communication, UT Dallas
  • Research interests: Race, class, and identity in new media / viral media / remediation and copyright
  • Twitter: brianninelson; Website: Sense and Accessibility

Michelle Ofiwe

  • General editor: Spring 2013
  • Undergraduate student, UT Dallas

Elisa Pequini

  • General editor: Fall 2011
  • MA, Emerging Media and Communication, UT Dallas
  • Research interests: Fashion in new media/ identity in new media
  • Twitter: lipequini

Amy Pickup

  • Banner designer, banner in use Sept 2011–June 2015
  • General editor: Fall 2011, Spring 2012
  • MA, Emerging Media and Communication, UT Dallas.
  • Research interests: Mobile Technology, Web development and UXD, Identity, Copyright/Intellectual Property law with regards to new media
  • Twitter: amypickup

Tameka Reeves

  • General editor: Fall 2011, Spring 2012
  • MA, Emerging Media and Communication, UT Dallas
  • Research interests: Race, class, and identity in emerging media; Digital media for and by Women; Marketing and digital rhetoric; Fashion (and other representations of the self) in emerging media
  • Twitter: ohsomeka

Susan E. Riveter

  • General editor: Spring 2014
  • Graduate student, Emerging Media and Communication, UT Dallas

Mary E. Skinner

  • General editor: Spring 2012
  • Graduate student, Emerging Media and Communication, UT Dallas.
  • Research interests: Social media for the greater good, marketing, fashion and identity
  • Twitter: maryeskinner

 Mattie Tanner

  • Banner designer, banner in use Sept 2011 – June 2015
  • General editor: Fall 2011, Spring 2012
  • Graduate student, Emerging Media and Communication, UT Dallas
  • Research interests: Media’s effect on reality and media’s representations of it, remediation, copyright and remixing, fandom communities, online vs. real-life identity
  • Twitter: missnesbitpro

Virginia Tellez

  • Research and creative team 2018-19
  • EMAC major, BA expected in Fall 2019
  • Instagram: @lofi.underdog
  • Interesting fact: webcomic addict

Chelsea Upton

  • General editor: Spring 2013
  • BA, Emerging Media and Communication, UT Dallas

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