Dr. Carolyn Fortuna is a teacher researcher at a high school in New England and Rhode Island College, where she infuses multigenre, multimodal, and transcultural instruction with her students in the English and Gender & Women’s Studies departments. Of special interest to Carolyn is the rhetoric contained in sports media texts, and Carolyn incorporates critical discourse and content analysis into her qualitative research and instruction. She has e-published a book titled Sports and Media Pop Culture and has designed two curricula: Sports, Popular Culture, and Literature and Gender and Sport. More than anything, Carolyn believes that people from diverging viewpoints can work together to better understand the power and place of digital and media learning and literacy in today’s society. Her work has been published in the //Journal of Teaching and Learning//, Networks: An On-line Journal for Teacher Research, and Knowledge Quest, among others. Carolyn holds a B.A. in letters and M.A. in writing from the University of Connecticut and a Ph.D. in education with concentration in media literacy from the Joint Doctoral Program at the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College.
Stephen C. Hanley is the CFO of IDigItMedia. He is a retired attorney who grew up reading Road & Track and dreaming of being a Formula One driver. He has owned an XK-E, several RX7’s, and many MG’s. These days, he enjoys driving his Miata and exploring the back roads of New England when he’s not researching and programming on Word Press.
Dr. Carolyn Fortuna and Mr. Stephen Hanley
P.O. Box 206
Chepachet, RI 20814