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Jeremy David Johnson

Jeremy David Johnson

Graduate Assistant in Communication Arts and Sciences

316 Sparks Building
University Park , PA 16802

Curriculum Vitae

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  1. B.A., Ripon College, 2012
  2. M.A., Pennsylvania State University, 2014
  3. Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, anticipated 2018


Jeremy David Johnson studies digital rhetoric in its various forms, including web forums, online social movements, video games, and algorithmic culture.  He is particularly interested in how networked social structures shape the way we create and consume various rhetorics.  His research focuses on both the rhetorical dynamics of networked technologies and user uptake and response to technological structures.  His dissertation will investigate how algorithms exhibit agency, cultivate power, and create publics, by analyzing major events in politics and public memory.  Jeremy is also a coach of the Penn State Speech & Debate Society and has competed in or coached competitive speech and debate for 12 years.  He has taught public speaking as well as Persuasion and Propaganda, and will teach CAS 315: Debate and Civic Life in academic year 2016-2017.