Office: TECH 225
Degrees: Ph.D. English, West Virginia University; M.A. Modern Literature, University of Kent, England; B.A. English and German, James Madison University
Areas of Study
Charles Hannon is a professor in the Department of Computing and Information Studies. He teaches courses in human-computer interaction, the history of information technology, data presentation, and project management. He teaches the CIS department’s Capstone service-learning course, CIS 400, which places students with local community organizations to address critical IT needs. Dr. Hannon began his academic career as an English professor, and is the author of several articles about American literature and culture, and of the book, Faulkner and the Discourses of Culture (2005). His current interests focus on the fields of user experience and interaction design, the history of information technology, digital humanities, and the intersections between language, technology, and culture. Examples of his most recent writing can be found in the link to his academic portfolio below.
Since 2009, Dr. Hannon has also served as Associate Dean of the Faculty. For additional information, see Dr. Hannon's online portfolio.