Dr. Christine Photinos

Honors and Awards

  • 2016, Dedication to Student Success Award
  • 2013, President¿s Professoriate Award
  • 1998, Teaching Excellence Award


  • Photinos, C. (2018). After Cliffs: The New Literature Study Guide and the Rhetoric of the Recap. Modern Language Studies, 47(2): 64-73.
  • Photinos, C. (2015). Social Tools in Online Writing Courses: Challenges and Opportunities for Adult Learners. Notes on Teaching English,
  • Photinos, C. (1970). The Crime Fiction of Leigh Brackett. Popular Culture Review, 22(2): 37-41; 40A.
  • Photinos, C. (2016). Critical Engagement with Numbers and Images. Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook, vol. 2. Eds. Nicole Pagowsky and Kelly McElroy.. 71-79.
  • Photinos, C. (2015). Underutilized Google Search Tools. The Complete Guide to Using Google in Libraries: Research, User Applications, and Networking. Ed. Carol Smallwood.. 291-300.
  • Photinos, C. (n.d.). The Visual Rhetoric of Literary Study Guides. Visual Communication Conference (VISCOM). San Diego, California, June 2018..
  • Photinos, C. (n.d.). Digital Image Archives as Resources for the Teaching of Visual Rhetoric. Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference. Pasadena, California. November 2016..
  • Photinos, C. (n.d.). Photojournalism Under the Lens: Examining the Rhetoric of the Press Photograph. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Digital Pedagogy Poster Session. Houston, Texas. April 2016..
  • Photinos, C. (n.d.). The Hard-Boiled Detective at the Movies. Mystery and Detective Fiction Area, Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association National Conference. Seattle, Washington. March 2016..
  • Photinos, C. (n.d.). Eliding Desire: Study-guide Rewritings of Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire. II Coloquio Internacional de Cine y Filosofía. Historia de los afectos: la lujuria. San Diego and Mexico City. December 2013..
Dr. Christine Photinos

Contact Information

Dr. Christine Photinos

College: College of Letters and Sciences

Department: Arts and Humanities


(858) 642-8349

Torrey Pines South Campus


UC San Diego - PHD - Literature