Aria Chernik


Aria F. Chernik, J.D., Ph.D., is a Lecturing Fellow and Associate Director of First-Year Writing in the Thompson Writing Program at Duke University and a TWP Fellow in Duke’s Language Arts and Media Program. She is a digital pedagogue who integrates the reflective use of technology in the classroom to promote critical evaluation and production of knowledge, support engaged citizenship and contribution to public discourse beyond traditionally-defined learning spaces, and facilitate classroom environments of deep collaboration characterized by participatory pedagogy and collective action. Her research interests are focused on the intersection of critical and digital pedagogy, multimedia composing, critical media studies, communicative modes and public knowledge, participatory culture, and humanities-based perspectives on law and justice.