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Omizo, Ryan

Assistant Professor / Faculty & Staff / Writing & Rhetoric

Omizo, Ryan

9 Sep 2014 | by Lili Schliesser

Ryan Omizo teaches courses in rhetoric and multi-modal composition. His research interests includes computational approaches to rhetorical analysis. He is currently leading a project that is developing an app that will automatically track and analyze facilitation strategies in online learning environments. Professor Omizo received his PhD. in Rhetoric, Composition, and Digital Media from The Ohio […]

Kealhofer-Kemp, Leslie

Assistant Professor / Faculty & Staff / Film/Media / Harrington School-Wide

Kealhofer-Kemp, Leslie

6 Sep 2014 | by Faculty

  Professor Kealhofer-Kemp teaches a wide range of courses in French and film. Her research interests lie at the intersection of post-colonial studies, gender studies, and film studies. Her most recent projects focus on representations of the North African population in France (and women in particular) in short films, documentaries, made-for-television films (téléfilms) and feature […]

Ledbetter, Lehua

Assistant Professor / Faculty & Staff / Harrington School-Wide / Writing & Rhetoric

Ledbetter, Lehua

18 Aug 2014 | by KShimoda

Professor Ledbetter’s research sits at the intersections of feminist rhetorical theory, cyberfeminism, and professional writing studies. One of her current projects investigates the tensions between academic feminism and entrepreneurial identity-building in women’s online communities, e.g., YouTube’s beauty community. Her work interrogates and disrupts the distinction between professional and unprofessional in digital spaces, and instead argues that […]

Tierney, Timothy

Adjunct / Assistant Professor / Faculty & Staff / Film/Media

Tierney, Timothy

1 Aug 2013 | by KShimoda

Part of the original group of students to form URI’s Student Video Center back in the early 70′s he has maintained a consistent level of active involvement with campus based student-produced media ever since. He currently serves as advisor, advocate, and technical consultant for the group that has come to be known as URI TV. […]

Chadha, Ashish

Assistant Professor / Faculty & Staff / Film/Media

Chadha, Ashish

1 Mar 2013 | by Faculty

Ashish Chadha is a filmmaker and a cultural anthropologist. He has been making films in India since the mid nineties. His films have been shown worldwide in film festivals, galleries and museums. He has made half dozen of short films and three feature films – Shadows Formless (2007), Katho Upanaishad (2011) and Rati Chakravyuh (2013). […]

Neugent, Dana

Adjunct / Assistant Professor / Faculty & Staff / Film/Media

Neugent, Dana

28 Feb 2013 | by admin

Dana Neugent is the Media Supervisor at the URI/Kingston Campus and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Film/Media Program. Dana has been in the film/video business for over 25 years working at ABC, CBS, Colony Communications and various production companies and cable systems throughout New England. He has worked on commercials, marketing videos, educational videos, […]

de Bruin, Karen

Assistant Professor / Faculty & Staff / Film/Media

de Bruin, Karen

28 Feb 2013 | by admin

Karen de Bruin (Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2007) is Assistant Professor of French at the University of Rhode Island. Her scholarship spans the Revolutionary and Napoleonic periods and focuses on political and romantic literature. She is currently reworking into a book her recently completed dissertation entitled “‘La femme supérieure’: L’individu, le roman, et la république […]

Bergstrom, Roy

Adjunct / Assistant Professor / Faculty & Staff / Film/Media

Bergstrom, Roy

28 Feb 2013 | by admin

Roy Bergstrom is a Lead Information Technologist in the University of Rhode Island’s Media and Technology Services Department (MTS). He administers and maintains the Student Technology Assistant Program which provides student help to faculty who are increasing or enhancing the use of film/videos, 3D animations and simulations, 3D games, and interactive websites in their curriculum […]