Brian Gaines

Brian Gaines, Visiting Assistant Professor

Brian Gaines, Visiting Assistant Professor
Brian Gaines, Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of English
181 Turner St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-2797 | blgaine@vt.edu

Brian Gaines is a visiting assistant professor of rhetoric and professional writing at Virginia Tech. 

  • Visual Rhetorics
  • Digital Humanities
  • Surveillance Studies
  • PhD in Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design. Clemson University
  • MA in Professional Communication, Clemson University
  • BA in Art/Graphic Design. Anderson College
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  • Thomas E. Douglass Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2018    

Books

Articles   

“Edutainment Tonight: The Nightly News as Mixtape.” Textshop Experiments, Vol. 5. FLASH REASON(EON): FINDING, MAKING & EXPERIENCING MEANINGS AND ETHICS. Summer, 2018. 

Book Chapters

“Digital Détournement: A Situationist Approach to Resisting Surveillance in the Googlized World.” Exquisite Corpse: Art-Based Writing Practices in the Academy. Eds. Kate Hanzalik and Nathalie Virgintino. Parlor Press, 2019.

  • Creating User Documentation
  • Digital Media Writing
  • First-year Composition
  • Online Content Development
  • Professional Writing
  • Scientific Writing
  • Technical Writing    

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