Episode 72: Dr. Brian Gaines (Keystone Perspectives)
The Season 4 Finale features Dr. Brian Gaines as a part of the Keystone Perspectives: A Capstone Podcast series. Brian Gaines is a designer, writer, and the Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Professional Writing at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, where he teaches a variety of Media and Professional and technical Writing courses, including Writing and Digital Media. Prior to coming to Virginia Tech, Brian graduated from Clemson University’s interdisciplinary Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design (RCID) PhD program where he was the last graduate student of the “Bad Boy of Rhetoric,” Victor Vitanza. His research interests reside at the nexus of visual rhetoric, surveillance studies, détournement, and hauntology. His work has appeared in Textshop Experiments, Sweetland DRC, and Parlor Press, among others. For more information on The Big Rhetorical Podcast visit our website thebigrhetoricalpodcast.weebly.com.