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Tessa Joseph-Nicholas

Writer, Researcher, Educator

Tessa Joseph Nicholas Bw

Tessa Joseph-Nicholas is the Director of Digital Arts and Humanities Projects and a Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she teaches undergraduate courses on technoculture, cyberculture, and digital media ethics. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Cornell University and a PhD in American literature from UNC-Chapel Hill and was recently named one of UNC’s two 2013 Digital Innovation Lab/Institute for the Arts and Humanities Faculty Fellows. Her poems have appeared in journals including Sulfur, Cold Mountain Review, and Pitchfork, and her current research interests include e-literature, Internet celebrity, and the poetics of the syllabus. She lives in North Carolina with her partner, son, and two impossible dogs.