“Thinking with Trees: Idiots, Assemblages, and Cosmopolitics” ” Society for Literature,
Science, and the Arts, Atlanta, GA. November 2009. “Whitehead's Hands, Deleuze and Guattari's Hammers” SLSA Convention, November, 2008 “The Hammer,” Symposium on Dwelling Machines, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008. “DIY AI: the Ontology of Sentience, the Concrescence of Sapience” Society for Literature,
Science, and the Arts , Portland, ME November 2007. “Huts, Hammers, and Heidegger,” We Have Never Been Pre-Disciplinary, Georgia Institute of
Technology, College of Architecture, December, 2007. "Whitehead, Bono, Latour" Whitehead Today SUNY Buffalo, April 2006. Respondent, “Shifting Politics. Politics of Technology” – The Times They Are A-Changin’
Groningen, April 2006. "Becoming-Whale: Deleuze, Melville, and Dwelling Studies " 4th European Biannual
Conference of the Society for Science, Literature, and the Arts, Amsterdam, June 2006.
IV. SERVICE Editor, Configurations, a journal of science, technology and culture published by the
Johns Hopkins University Press. 1997-2010. President, The Society for Literature and Science and the Arts (SLSA) Chair, MLA Division Committee on Literature and Science Member, MLA Delegate Assembly Program Chair and Conference Organizer, SLS 2000 (Atlanta, Fall, 2000) Program Committee, SLS Europe, Brussels (2000); Aarhus, Denmark (2002). Evaluator, National Science Foundation Project Grants Ph.D. Committee, Helen Burgess, University of West Virginia Reader for Stanford University Press, Harvard University Press, University of
Oklahoma Press, Catholic University Press, University of Edinburg Press, Mosaic, Literature and Medicine, Cultural Studies, William Carlos Williams Review, Angelaki, Social Semiotics.
V. SELECTED CAMPUS SERVICE Chair, Dean’s Search Committee for Chair of the School of Literature, Communication
and Culture Chair and member, LCC Search Committees, 1997-2005 Chair, LCC Executive Committee, 1998-9 Member, Student Honor Committee, 2010-present. Member, Science, Technology, and Culture Curriculum Steering Committee
VI. HONORS AND AWARDS Georgia Tech Don Bratcher Award for Human Relations 2008 Georgia Tech President’s Scholar Parent’s Council Teaching Award, 2006, 2007 Georgia Youth Soccer Association Parent of the Year, 2006 Matthew Fontaine Maury Research Award (VMI), 1995 Distinguished Teaching Award (VMI Senior Faculty), 1993 Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award (VMI Junior Faculty), 1988