Chad is a PhD student at Ohio State University specializing in the study of rhetoric, composition, and literacy. He also currently holds appointments as the graduate administrative associate for the Second Year Writing Program and the Digital Media Project.
His research focuses on the intersections of disability studies and digital media studies and on the framing of disability in technologies of access and accommodation, access/ibility in composition classrooms, and mētis, the rhetorical concept of embodied wisdom and cunning. For his dissertation, Chad is studying the composition practices of CART (communication access realtime translation) transcribers and the access epistemology of meaning-for-meaning transcription.
His work can be found in Computers and Composition, Peitho, HĀSTAC, Teaching with Writing, Willamette Valley Voices, and The Sigma Tau Delta Review.