Department of English

Sergio Figueiredo

Assistant Professor of English

Contact Information

Office: Kennesaw Campus
English Building (EB 440), Room 071
Phone: 470-578-2359


Teaching @ Kennesaw State University since 2012

Education: BA-English (2005, Rowan University, NJ); MA-English (2007, Marshall University, WV); PhD-Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design (2011, Clemson University, SC)  

Professional Affiliations (selected): Master of the Arts in Professional Writing Program; Sigma Tau Delta; Rhetoric Society of America; The Journal of Undergraduate Media Project; Imagining America; National Council of Teachers of English;

Specializations: Computers and Writing; Media Rhetorics; Comics and Graphic Novels; Professional Communication; Information Design

Courses Taught: ENGL 1102 (Composition II); WRIT 3150 (Writing in Digital Environments); PRWR 6550 (Desktop Publishing and Document Design/Topics in Publishing and Design); PRWR 6750 (Writing for Social Media); PRWR 6240 (Technical Writing/Communication); PRWR 6850 (Web Content Development); PRWR 7900 (Writing Graphic Novels)

Publications: Inventing Comics: A New Translation of Rodolphe Töpffer's Reflections on Graphic Storytelling, Media Rhetorics, and Aesthetic Practice (2017).Virtual Education Project (2014); “acCOMICating Science: Larry Gonick’s ‘Cartoon Guides’ as Models of Science Textbooks in Comics Form” (2012); “Building Worlds for an Interactive Experience: Selecting, Organizing, and Showing Worlds of Information through Comics” (2011)


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