• Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric

    Morton 019
    (434) 223-6250
    tkays@hsc.edu


  

Education

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2018
M.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2010
B.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2009

Research Interests and potential topics for students

Research interests: New Media, Public Rhetoric, Digital Rhetoric, Digital Literacy, Internet Studies, Scientific Authority, Fake News, Online Discourse, Visual Rhetoric, Trust, Propaganda
Potential topics for students: I'm happy to work with any student interested in my research topics. Such work might include rhetorical analysis, digital design, propagandistic politics, and online communication. I'm happy to chat with students to try and find a fit as well.