academic interests

Critical making, craft studies, gender and technology, feminist methodologies


North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
PhD in Communication, Rhetoric & Digital Media, Expected 2019
Committee: Helen J. Burgess, Jody Shipka, Stacey Pigg, Emily Winderman, Nicholas Taylor

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
MFA in Creative Writing, Concentration in Poetry, 2015
Committee: Robin Behn, Heidi Lynn Staples, Amy Dayton, Mary Meares

The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
BA in Language & Literature, with Honors, Concentration in Creative Writing, 2011
Committee: Suzanne Buffam, Srikanth Reddy


Gollihue, Krystin & Xiong, Mai. (Forthcoming, 2019). “Dataweaving: Textiles as Data Visualization.” Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology and Pedagogy.

Gollihue, Krystin. (Forthcoming, 2019). “Re-Making the Makerspace: Bodies, Power, and Identity in Critical Making Practices.” Computers & Composition.

Burgess, Helen, Pigg, Stacey & Gollihue, Krystin. (Forthcoming, 2019). “The Fates of Things.” Enculturation.

Gollihue, Krystin. (January 2018). “T0UCH1NG N01SE: Towards a Corporeal Topography.” No More Potlucks, 49. Retrieved from

Gollihue, Krystin. (April 2017). “Becoming Sensate: New Approaches to Observing Play.” First Person Scholar. Retrieved from

works in progress

Gollihue, Krystin. “Interweave: The Virtual Places of Rural Space.” Computers & Writing 2018 Proceedings.

conference presentations

“Interweave: The Virtual Places of Rural Space”
Computers and Writing Conference, Fairfax, VA, May 2018

“Video Voice: Research as an Embodied Interface”
Computers and Writing Conference, Fairfax, VA, May 2018

“Re-Making the Makerspace: Multimodality, Power, and Identity in Composition”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Kansas City, MO, March 2018

“Constructing the Revolution: A Workshop on Feminist Data Collection & Analysis”
Feminisms & Rhetoric Conference, Dayton, October 2017

“The Fates of Things” (with Helen J. Burgess & Stacey Pigg)
Rutgers-Camden Archive of Digital Ephemera (R-CADE) Symposia, Camden, NJ, April 2017

Communication, Rhetoric & Digital Media Symposium, Raleigh, NC, March 2017

“#FarmHer and the Hybrid Rhetoric of the 21st Century Female Farmer”
Carolina Rhetoric Conference, Columbia, SC, February 2017

“She Blogs Like Bedroom Culture: A Cultural History of Teenage Girlhood  and Web 2.0”
Cultural Rhetorics Conference, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, October 2016

“Making Action: A Pedagogy for Craft”
Conference on College Composition and Communication, Houston, TX, April 2016

teaching experience

North Carolina State University

  • Technical Writing for the Zombie Apocalypse
  • Analyzing Style (Teaching Assistant)
  • Rhetorical Criticism (Teaching Assistant)
  • Academic Writing & Research – Craft Rhetorics
  • Communication for Engineering & Technology
  • Communication for Business & Management
  • Communication for Science & Research

The University of Alabama

  • Intermediate Poetry Workshop
  • Introduction to Creative Writing
  • English Composition 1 – #cyberself: Culture & Identity in Cyberspace
  • English Composition 2 – Advancing Mind and Body
  • Early American Literature to 1865 (Teaching Assistant)

See a full CV here.