Robin Wharton

English, Georgia State University


Robin Wharton holds a JD and a PhD in English, both from the University of Georgia. From 2009-2011, she was a Brittain Fellow and from 2011-2012 worked as the Assistant Director of Writing and Communication at Georgia Tech. Currently a lecturer in English at Georgia State University, she teaches courses in digital and multimodal composition. In her classes, she engages students in public-oriented service learning and interdisciplinary digital humanities scholarship. Recent collaborations with students include creating 3D models and artifact descriptions for the Phoenix Project, an archive of artifacts recovered when the MARTA rail lines were laid in the early 1970s, constructing a digital exhibit examining the history of AIDS and HIV in Atlanta, and building a multimodal digital archive of Atlanta’s built environment. She is the technical development lead and co-editor of the Hoccleve Archive, a collection of resources for study of the life and works of fifteenth-century poet Thomas Hoccleve. Her scholarship has been published in Shakespeare BulletinDigital Humanities QuarterlyLaw, Culture, and the Humanities, and Hybrid Pedagogy: A Journal of Learning, Teaching, and Technology.