Carly Finseth, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Technical Communication
Boise State University

Awards, Service, & Professional Development

Editorial Service

Associate Editor, International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations, 2014-Present

Reviewer, Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, 2014-Present

Associate Editor, Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 2015-2016

Assistant Editor, Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 2014-2015

Proposal Reviewer, Computers and Writing Conference, 2015

Guest Host and Blogger, Not Your Mama's Gamer: I Press X Therefore I Am, curated by Dr. Samantha
           Blackmon, Purdue University, 2014

University and Departmental Service

Technology Committee Member, English Department, Boise State University, 2015-Present

Director and Faculty Advisor, Tech Comm Games Guild, Boise State University, 2015-Present

Technical Writing Assessment Committee Member, Texas Tech University, 2012-2014

First-Year Composition Committee Member, Clemson University, 2010-2011

Public Relations Director, Society for Technical Communication, Clemson University Chapter, 2010-2011

Senator and Grants Committee Member; Clemson University Graduate Student Government, 2009-2010

Volunteer Instructor and Member, Clemson University Multimodal User Group (MMUG), Clemson Multimedia
           Authoring, Teaching, and Research Facility (MATRF), 2009-2011

Event Planning Committee Member, Clemson University Intermedia Meeting of the Minds: A ‘Serious Play’ Day
           for UX Professionals, 2010

Community Service

Scorer, First-Year Composition College Level Examination Program (CLEP), Texas Tech University, 2012-2015

Judge and Reviewer, University Interscholastic League (UIL) Ready Writing Competition, 2012-2015

Selected Professional Development

Workshop: Universal Design and Accessibility for Online Learning, IDEA Shop, Boise State University, January 24 – February 13, 2016

Webinar: Skype Meeting with Steve Gaynor, Lead Game Level Designer, Bioshock Infinite, Boise State University, October 9, 2015

Workshop: Successfully Interacting with Our Growing Middle Eastern Student Population, Boise State University, September 18, 2015

Globally Networked Learning Environments Research Group, Texas Tech University, 2012-2013

Workshop: Quest-Based Learning: Gamification in Schools with Mark Suter, Boise State University,
           Meaningful Play 2012 at Michigan State University, October 2012

Serious Games Colloquium, Clemson University, 2009-2011

Seminar: "Publishing from the Editor's Perspective" with Dr. Amy Koerber, Editor of Technical Communication
           Quarterly, November 2010

Webinar in Technical Communication Certification, with Steven Jong and STC Carolina Chapter, August 2010

Workshop: "Ethical Considerations in Teaching Writing" with Dan Wueste, April 2010


Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Texas Tech University Graduate School, 2014-2015

Grants & Awards

Formally Recognized as a Top Instructor, Texas Tech University English Department, 2014

Helen Locke Carter Memorial Scholarship, Texas Tech University, 2013

Texas Tech University Graduate School Competitive Travel Grant, 2012

Thomas E. Douglass Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching, Clemson University, 2011

Clemson University English Department Competitive Travel Grant, 2011

Society for Technical Communication Ernie Mazzatenta Scholarship, 2010