This summer's Girlhood Remixed Technology Camp (GRTC) is led by a team of New Mexico State University recent and current graduate students as well as local public schools teachers. We are all committed to making digital spaces empowering sites for young girls in the Las Cruces area and beyond.
Jen recently graduated from NMSU with a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Professional Communication. She studies digital media and literacies, particularly gaming, and environmental and sustainability rhetorics. After GRTC, Jen will be moving to St. Paul, MN, where she will start her job at Hamline University as an assistant professor of professional writing and rhetoric. She plans to implement a similar camp there.
Jen served as the Camp Director in 2015, Assistant Director in 2013, and volunteer in 2012.
Rob recently graduated from NMSU with a M.A. in Rhetoric and Professional Communication. He studies computer-mediated communication and digital rhetoric, currently food rhetorics in advertising. After GRTC, Rob will move to St. Paul, MN, where he will teach first-year writing at Hamline University and will continue to teach for NMSU online. He teaches rhetoric and composition as well as business communication courses.
Rob served as a workshop leader and volunteer in 2015.
Dylan is a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in Rhetoric and Professional Communication at NMSU. He studies performative writing and critical/cultural studies. Currently, he is working on a project exploring student identity in online writing courses. Dylan is a seasoned teacher, having taught for NMSU in Las Cruces and Carlsbad. Most recently, he teaches technical and scientific communication online and face to face.
Dylan served as a workshop leader and volunteer in 2015.
Karen is a third-year Ph.D. student in Rhetoric and Professional Communication at NMSU. She studies the rhetorics of space and emotions. Currently, she is working on an advocacy project involving NMSU students. Karen teaches rhetoric and composition, writing in the humanities and social science, and technical and scientific communication courses. As the proud mother of three boys, she enjoys being able to work with girls through outreach.
Karen served as a workshop leader in 2015 and volunteer in 2013 and 2012.
Sherri is currently a Special Education teacher at Las Cruces High School— her alma mater. She has taught regular or special education over the past 31 years. She has a M.A in Education with an emphasis in Special Education and a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary and Special Education with a minor in Counseling in Educational Psychology, both degrees from NMSU. She enjoys spending time with her family and aspires to be a writer.
This is Sherri's first summer working with GRTC.