R. CURRY CHANDLER
4200 Fifth Avenue email@example.com
Pittsburgh, PA 15260 www.currychandler.com
Ph.D. Communication, University of Pittsburgh (expected 2018)
M.A. Communication, University of Central Florida, 2013
B.A. Journalism, Pepperdine University, 2008
Refereed journal articles
2017 Malin, B. & Chandler, C. (Forthcoming). Free to work anxiously: Splintering precarity among drivers for Uber and Lyft. Communication, Culture, and Critique.
2014 Kinnally, W., Burkett, R.P., Chandler, C., & Burkett, B. (2014). Exemplars can affect readers' judgment about news story. Newspaper Research Journal, 35(2), 134-145.
2012 Chandler, C. (2012). Marshall Arts: An inventory of common criticisms of McLuhan’s media studies. Explorations in Media Ecology, 10, 3+4, pp. 275-289.
AWARDS AND HONORS
2012 Top paper in News division
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Age, ethnicity, and the exemplification of hunger.
(with W. Kinnally, R. Burkett, & B. Burkett)
RESEARCH GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
2016 Korea Studies Pre-dissertation Grant
Asian Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh
$600 award to support international travel to Seoul, South Korea for
research on smart city initiatives.
Arts & Sciences Summer Research Fellowship
Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
$3000 award to support research on community engagement and
neighborhood redevelopment during 2016 summer term.
Refereed panel papers
“Free to work anxiously: Ambivalent precarity among drivers for
Uber and Lyft.”
National Communication Association 102nd Annual Convention
Philadelphia, PA, November 12
“Visualizing displacement: Space, place, and race in the images of Teenie Harris and Chris Ivey.”
Urban Communication Foundation NCA Pre-conference
Philadelphia, PA, November 9
“The city is a cool medium: Urban studies and the Toronto School.”
University of Toronto international conference: “The Toronto School: Then-Now-Next.”
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 14
“Community and connection in the smart city era: Urban anxiety and disorderly communities in development policies.”
Yonsei University and Urban Communication Foundation international conference: “Communication and the City: The Role of the Community”
Seoul, South Korea, June 5
“The rhetoric of neighborhood change: Discourses of decline and renewal in Pittsburgh’s East Liberty.”
17th Biennial Rhetoric Society of America Conference
Atlanta, GA, May 29
2015 “Driving the digital economy: Ambivalent precarity among drivers for Uber and Lyft.”
National Communication Association 101st Annual Convention
Las Vegas, NV, November 20.
“Networks and nodes of smart urbanization: Collaborative projects in post-industrial Pittsburgh.”
Urban Communication Foundation NCA Pre-conference
Las Vegas, NV, November 18.
“The city is a poem: Urban semiotics and discourses of post-industrial Pittsburgh.”
Semiotic Society of America 40th Annual Meeting
Pittsburgh, PA, October 3.
“Cities are media: Information, infrastructure, and interfaces.”
ECREA Media & the City 2015 Conference
Zagreb, Croatia, EU, September 24.
“Cities as media: Information, infrastructure, and interfaces.”
Sixteenth Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association
Denver, CO, June 14.
“Urban media ecologies: Information, infrastructure, and interfaces.”
2nd Biennial Philosophy of Communication Conference
Pittsburgh, PA, June 4.
2012 “Marshall artist: Probing common criticisms of McLuhan’s media studies.” Thirteenth Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association
Riverdale, NY, June 8.
2011 “Marshall arts: Retrieving McLuhan for communication scholars.”
Institute of General Semantics Annual Symposium
New York, NY, October 28.
Invited panel participation
2016 “Jane Jacobs at 100: Civic activist and theorist of urban studies and
National Communication Association 102nd Convention
Philadelphia, PA, November 11
2017 “’Don’t be mad at me because I don’t trust you’: Community engagement
in neighborhood redevelopment.”
Agora speaker series, Dept. of Communication, University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA, February 24
2012 “Marshall arts: Retrieving McLuhan for communication scholars.”
Annual Graduate Research Forum, University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL, April 3.
University of Pittsburgh
Argument (Spring 2016)
Rhetorical Process (recitations) (Fall 2016)
Mass Communication Process (recitations) (Fall 2015, Spring 2016)
Public Speaking (Fall 2014, Spring 2015)
University of Central Florida
Fundamentals of Technical Presentation (Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring
SERVICE TO PROFESSION
2012 Ad Hoc Reviewer, New Media & Society
2016-2017 Liaison to Carnegie Mellon chapter, Rhetoric Society of America student
chapter, Department of Communication, University of Pittsburgh
2015 Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Representative,
Graduate Student Organization, Department of Communication, University of Pittsburgh
English: Native speaker
Italian: Intermediate speaking, intermediate reading, intermediate writing
Spanish: Elementary speaking
Delta Epsilon Iota
Media Ecology Association
National Communication Association