Aimée Knight, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Specialization: visual rhetoric | design thinking | multimodal communication | digital storytelling
Office: Bronstein 302
Phone:
Email: aknight@sju.edu
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As an associate professor in the Communication Studies Department, I focus on the theory and practice of visual design.

Education

Ph.D., Rhetoric and Writing, Michigan State University, 2009

M.A., Central and Eastern European Studies, Uniwersytet Jagielloński, 2001

B.A., English, Michigan State University, 1996

Professional Experience

Associate Professor, Saint Joseph's University, Communication Studies 2016 - Present

Assistant Professor, Saint Joseph's University, Communication Studies 2009 - 2015

Courses Taught

Fall 2016

  • COM 471 Visual Rhetorics
  • COM 472 Digital Storytelling

Past Courses

  • COM 200 Communication Theory & Practice
  • COM 201 Ethics in Communications
  • COM 371 Civic Media
  • COM 382 Digital Publishing
  • COM 471 Visual Rhetorics
  • COM 472 Digital Storytelling
  • COM 473 Social Media and Community Engagement
  • ENG 641 Rhetorical Theory: Visual Rhetorics
  • ENG 646 Multimedia Writing

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal articles

Steven Hammer and Aimée Knight, (2015). “Crafting Malfunction: Rhetoric and Circuit-bending.” Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of Persuasion. No. 15. View article.

Aimée Knight and Austin Starin, (2014). “Designs of Meaning: Tools for Digital Storytellers.” Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of Persuasion. No. 14. View article.

Jentery Sayers, Virgina Kuhn, Aimée Knight, Elizabeth Losh, Jim Brown, Victoria Callahan, Viola Lasmana, and Melanie Yergeau, “Hacking the Classroom.” Computers and Composition Online. Spring 2014. View article.

Aimée Knight (2013). “Reclaiming Experience: the Aesthetic and Multimodal Composition.” Computers and Composition: an International Journal, 30(2): 146-155. View article.

Aimée Knight, Martine Courant Rife, Phill Alexander, Les Loncharich, Dànielle Nicole DeVoss, (2009). “About Face: Mapping Our Institutional Presence." Computers and Composition: an International Journal, 26(3): 190-202. View article.

Book chapters Aimée Knight, (2015). “Design Philosophy for a Multimodal Composition Classroom.” Danielle DeVoss & James Purdy. (Eds.) Making Space: Writing Instruction, Infrastructure, and Multiliteracies. University of Michigan Press. View chapter.

Book reviews Aimée Knight, (2014). “Book Review: Designing Texts: Teaching Visual Communication.” Journal of Business and Technical Communication. 28(2): 249-253. View review.

Research

My research appears in Computers and Composition, Computers and Composition Online, the Journal of Business and Technical Communication, Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of Persuasion and the edited collection Making Space: Writing Instruction, Infrastructure, and Multiliteracies published by University of Michigan Press/Sweetland. For more information, please see my CV.