Dr. Christine Photinos

Christine Photinos is the director of the Rhetoric Specialization in the MA English program. She teaches classes in rhetoric, technical writing, composition, composition pedagogy, information literacy, film, and American literature.

Memberships

  • Conference on College Composition and Communication
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • Rhetoric Society of America

Honors and Awards

  • 2016, Dedication to Student Success Award
  • 2013, Professoriate Award
  • 2005, President's Professoriate Award
  • 1998, Teaching Excellence Award

Publications

  • Photinos, C. E.. (2018). After Cliffs: The New Literature Study Guide and the Rhetoric of the Recap. Modern Language Studies, 47(2): 64-73.
  • C. Photinos, S. Feder-Lewis. (2018). Adult Learners and Basic Writing. BWe: Basic Writing E-Journal, 15(1): 1-14.
  • Photinos, C. E.. (2016). Critical Engagement with Numbers and Images. Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook, vol. 2.. 71-79.
  • Photinos, C. E.. (2015). Social Tools in Online Writing Courses: Challenges and Opportunities for Adult Learners. Notes on Teaching English,
  • Photinos, C. E.. (2015). How to Read a URL. A Rhetorical Approach to Workplace Writing. 230-234.
  • Photinos, C. E.. (2015). Underutilized Google Search Tools. The Complete Guide to Using Google in Libraries. 291-300.
  • Photinos, C. E.. (2011). The Crime Fiction of Leigh Brackett. Popular Culture Review, 22(2): 37-41; 40A.
  • Photinos, C. E.. (2010). Cornell Woolrich and the Tough-Man Tradition of American Crime Fiction. Clues: A Journal of Detection, 28(2): 61-68.
  • Photinos, C. E.. (2009). Teaching 1930s-1940s Hard-boiled Detective Fiction and 1940s-1950s Detective Noir. Murder 101: Essays on the Teaching of Det. Fict.. 157-165.
  • Photinos, C. E.. (2008). The Tramp in American Literature, 1873-1939. AmeriQuests, 5(1): .
  • Photinos, C. E.. (2007). Tracking Changes in Jack London's Representation of the Railroad Tramp. The Journal of American Culture, 30(2): 175-186.
  • Photinos, C. E.. (2007). The Figure of the Tramp in Gilded Age Success Narratives. The Journal of Popular Culture, 40(6): 994-1018.
  • Photinos, C. E.. (2006). Transiency and Transgression in the Autobiographies of Barbara Starke and 'Boxcar' Bertha Thompson. Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 35(5): 657-81.

Presentations

  • Photinos, C. (2019). Teaching Film Rhetoric with Online Resources and Tools. Paper presented at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference, San Diego, California.
  • Photinos, C. (2018). The Visual Rhetoric of Literary Study Guides. Paper presented at the Visual Communication Conference (VISCOM), San Diego, California.
  • Photinos, C. (2016). Digital Image Archives as Resources for the Teaching of Visual Rhetoric. Paper presented at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference, Pasadena, California.
  • Photinos, C. (2016). Photojournalism Under the Lens: Examining the Rhetoric of the Press Photograph. Poster presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Digital Pedagogy Poster Session, Houston, Texas.
  • Photinos, C. (2014). Social Tools in Online Writing Courses: Challenges and Opportunities for Adult Learners. Paper presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Photinos, C. (2011). Paying Attention to What is Behind the Curtain: An Introductory HTML Activity. Poster presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Digital Pedagogy Poster Session, Atlanta, Georgia.

Contact Information

Dr. Christine Photinos

College: College of Letters and Sciences

Department: Arts and Humanities

cphotinos@nu.edu

(858) 642-8349

Torrey Pines South Campus

Education

UC San Diego - PHD - Literature