Nicholas is a PhD student at the University of South Florida interested in Digital Technology, Narrative, and Dialogue. He’s presented papers at the National Communication Association annual conference, International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, and the Southern States Communication annual conference. He’s assisted instruction in Communication, Culture and Diversity and Relationships on Film and teaches Public Speaking and Communication and Love at USF. He is also co-founder of the Tampa Bay improv company Post Dinner Conversation and faculty advisor for the fast growing USf undergraduate organization Improv@USF.
Currently, his work focuses on blogging at the end of life, performing reflexivity in narrative inquiry, and interpersonal communication. Recently, his focus has shifted to emergent learning environments and the development of digital pedagogy that encourages new literacy and the challenges traditional paradigms of higher education. He aligns his work with the science of embodied discourse and takes a communicological approach to understanding the possibility of communication in myriad fields and situations.
You can contact him directly as nriggs1908 (at) gmail (dot) com.