Bio

Jentery SayersJentery Sayers is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Victoria, with research interests in comparative media studies, digital humanities, Anglo-American modernism, computers and composition, and teaching with technologies. His work has appeared in Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and PedagogyComputational Culture: A Journal of Software StudiesThe Information SocietyCollaborative Approaches to the Digital in English StudiesProfHacker; The Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies; and Writing and the Digital Generation.

His teaching philosophy intersects with his research interests while combining media theory, history, and practice in collaborative, project-based learning climates.

Throughout his career, he has received numerous awards for his research, service, and teaching, including a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship, the K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award, an invitation to the Nebraska Digital Workshop, the Kairos Graduate and Adjunct Teaching Award, the University of Washington’s Huckabay Teaching Fellowship, the Simpson Center for the Humanities’ Society of Scholars Dissertation Fellowship, and the College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Medal in the Humanities at the University of Washington.

Sayers is also a member of both the editorial review board for Kairos: Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy and the steering committee for the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC).

He received a Ph.D. in English from the University of Washington (2011) as well as a B.A. in English and a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Virginia Commonwealth University (2001).

For more, see his portfolio.