Cynthia Haynes

Clemson , SC
United States
South Carolina US
United States
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Cynthia Haynes, Associate Professor of English and Director of First-Year Composition, joined the Clemson faculty in 2006. She received her Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Arlington in 1994 concentrating in Rhetoric, Composition, and Critical Theory. Dr. Haynes teaches graduate courses in visual rhetorics and composition theory and pedagogy. Her research areas include rhetoric and composition theory and pedagogy, digital rhetorics, computer game studies, critical theory, innovative communication, multimodal composition, contemporary French and German philosophy, political rhetorics, and feminist theory.  She has published in major journals such as JAC, Pre/Text, Games and Culture, Enculturation, Kairos, and The Writing Center Journal.  Her most recent book is entitled MOOniversity: A Student’s Guide to Online Learning Environments. Co-authored with MAPC faculty member Jan Rune Holmevik, the book was published by Allyn & Bacon/Longman in 2000.  In 2003, Dr. Haynes was awarded the James L. Kinneavy Award for best article in JAC by the Association of Teachers of Advanced Composition.Haynes co-edits Currents in Electronic Literacy.(Source: Faculty profiles, Clemson University English Department.)

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