Jim Haendiges, Ph.D.
Jim grew up in Whittier, California and went to Cal State University, Long Beach for his Bachelors in English Literature. After a brief stint as a technical writer, he received his Masters and Doctorate in Rhetoric and Composition at Washington State University (Go Cougs!). His dissertation focused on how college students negotiate the digital interface of the computer to transcend traditional design and semiotics in composition courses. Jim investigated the interface of comic book creation software that combines playful and serious tone in writing with alphabetic text and images to create a multimodal argument.
Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition, Washington State University
M.A. in Rhetoric and Composition, Washington State University
B.A in English Literature, California State University