About the Podcast

The Digital Story is monthly Academic Technology Podcast where we chat with faculty about the implementation of digital storytelling in their classroom and well….a bunch of other stuff.

Episode 5| Lynn Neal

Romance novels, fictional television, and fashion designs. These are just a few of the topics investigated by Lynn S. Neal. An award-winning teacher of Religious Studies, Neal’s innovative research examines how various forms of popular culture shape our understanding and experience of American religion in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Episode 4| David Phillips

David Phillips (phillips@wfu.edu) is Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities, where he has been a member of the faculty since 1994.  He received his PhD in City and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania, and is co-founder of the Digital Humanities Initiative, as well as a strong supporter of the Humanities Institute.

Episode 3 | Ulrike Wiethaus

Ulrike Wiethaus, Ph.D., holds a joint appointment as full professor in the Department of Religion and in the American Ethnic Studies Program. Her research interests focus on the history of Christian spirituality with an emphasis on gender justice and political history, and most recently, historic trauma, religion, and the long-term impact of US colonialism. 

Episode 2 | T.H.M. Gellar-Goad

T. H. M. Gellar-Goad is Assistant Professor of Classics and Zachary T. Smith Fellow at Wake Forest University. Professor Gellar-Goad’s research focuses on Roman poetry, especially the funny stuff: Roman comedy, Roman satire, Roman erotic elegy, and — if you believe him — the allegedly philosophical poet Lucretius.

Episode 1 | Ivan Weiss

Ivan Weiss is an Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Journalism Department. He is a documentary filmmaker, writer, and photographer.

For Weiss, this is a new chapter in his life and a chance to be a part of a new community.