Helen J Burgess
Helen J Burgess is Associate Professor of English in the Communication and Technology track, and Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Language, Literacy and Culture PhD program. Dr Burgess received her BA(Hons) and MA(Dist.) in English Language and Literature from Victoria University of Wellington, in New Zealand, and her PhD in English from West Virginia University. She is active in the new media research community as editor of the online journal Hyperrhiz: new Media Cultures, technical editor of Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge, and editorial board member for the Computing Literature series at West Virginia University/University of Paris VII Vincennes Saint-Denis.
Dr Burgess is coauthor of Red Planet: Scientific and Cultural Enounters with Mars and Biofutures: Owning Body Parts and Information, both titles published in the Mariner10 interactive DVD-Rom series at the University of Pennsylvania Press. Her latest project is Highways of the Mind, an interactive book forthcoming from Penn Press. She has interests in digital humanities, multimedia and web development, electronic literature, and science fiction.