Assistant Professor

What I Do

Hybrid, Interdiscipinary Scholarship


Writing for games. Games and culture. Game design. Game usability. Game jamming. Board Games. Card games. Video games. Bo knows sports, but Phill knows games.

Go to Esports


As a founder, and the co-director, of the Varsity Miami RedHawks–the first division one varsity Esports program in the world– and the instructor of the first culture/history specific Esports class, Phill rides the cutting edge of Collegiate Esports.

Go to Cultural Rhetoric

Cultural Rhetoric

As a mixed-blood Cherokee, Phill utilizes Indigenous cultural understandings as a lens to do rhetorical work.

Go to Digital Writing/Media Creation

Digital Writing/Media Creation

Schooled in digital and visual rhetorics, a life-long comic book fan and pop art fiend, a vicious meme-creator, Phill understands writing as multi-modal and works with everything from visual image editing to streaming video.


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