Texas Tech University

Michael Faris

College of Arts and Sciences, Department of English

M FarisDr. Faris' expertise is in new media technologies and changing literacy practices, which will make him well qualified to contribute to TTU's current technology initiatives. His specific area of expertise is in the theoretical and practical dimensions of privacy in social media environments. Faris received his PhD in English, focus in Rhetoric and Composition from the Pennsylvania State University in 2012. Prior to joining TTU, he was an assistant professor, Women Studies Affiliate in the English Department at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.