Faculty Scholarship: Dr. Mary K. Pettice

Dr. Pettice


Mary K. Pettice
Associate Professor of Digital Communications


B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University
M.S., University of Illinois
M.A., University of Illinois
Ph.D., University of Houston

Dr. Pettice teaches courses in social media, data visualization, rhetoric, media ethics, and web writing for future journalists and public relations specialists. Her scholarly work examines the intersections between new media, rhetoric, and the verbal arts. She has written about online comment spaces and Star Wars fan films and is working on a manuscript about New Zealand, where she taught for a semester.

Dr. Pettice's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2016 Celebration

Pettice, M. K. (2015, October 21-23). Overcoming fear of numbers and telling great stories. Paper presented at the

International Digital Media Arts Association (iDMAa), East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tenn.

Dr. Pettice's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2013 Celebration

Pettice, M. K. (2011). Narrating culture on the web: An audience-based exhibit narrative. New Zealand Journal of Media Studies, 12(2), 20-43.

Pettice, M. K. (April 12, 2012). Narrating culture on the web: Assisting audience participation through reading rhetoric and innovating online forum design. Museums and the Web 2012 Conference. San Diego, CA.