Darcy Mullen

Brittain Fellow

Member Of:
  • School of Literature, Media, and Communication
  • Writing and Communication Program
Overview

Dr. Darcy Mullen is a 2017 Postdoctoral Marion L. Brittain Fellow at Georgia Institute of Technology. Earning her PhD from the University at Albany in May 2017 with the dissertation "There’s No Space Like Home: Rhetoric of the Locavore Movement," Mullen’s research has a strong interdisciplinary focus on the Rhetoric of Food, and Social Movement Studies. Her recent, peer-reviewed publications, include articles exploring many uses of “local” as a tool for cartography in the local food movement, the politics of place and tourism in Myanmar, and a chapter on pedagogy and disability studies. Forthcoming publications include essays on M.F.K. Fisher and the Anthropocene, and rhetorics of violence and verbal acuity in Buffy The Vampire Slayer.

Education:
  • PhD: University at Albany
  • MA: University of Rochester
  • BA: Syracuse University
Awards and
Distinctions:
  • Poetry@Tech Pedagogy Grant, Georgia Tech, Fall 2017/ Spring 2018.
  • Travel Grants, University at Albany, 2017, 2009, and 2008.
  • Selected Highlight by Discover Wordpress: “Object Statement” 2016.
  • Thorns Fellowship: Dissertation Fellowship Award, University at Albany 2016.
  • Online Course Development Training Grant. ITLAL, University At Albany, 2013.
Areas of
Expertise:
  • Aesthetics And Poetics
  • Contemporary Literature
  • Ecocriticism
  • Rhetoric Of Food
  • Rhetoric Of Space
Interests
Research Fields:
  • Agriculture, Health, and the Environment
  • Communication
  • Energy, Climate and Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Pedagogy and Curriculum Development
  • Regional Security Challenges
  • Regulations and Standards
  • WCP Lecturers
Geographic
Focuses:
  • Europe
  • North America
  • United States
Issues:
  • Environment
  • Aesthetics
  • Aesthetics and Technology
  • Digital and Mixed Media
  • Environmental Performance
  • Food Systems
  • Globalization and Localization
  • Human Capital
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Language and Popular Culture
  • Literary Theory
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Poetry
  • Social Movements
Courses
  • ENGL-1102: English Composition II
Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Chapters

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Chapters