Trevor Hoag is Assistant Professor of English at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia, where his research and teaching interests include rhetorical theory, digital media, and continental philosophy, particularly where these fields investigate memory and social movements. He earned his Ph.D. in English/Rhetoric from the University of Texas at Austin (2013), and his M.A. in philosophy from Ohio University (2007). He also serves as co-director of CNU's Digital Humanities minor and primary investigator for the Center for Innovation in Digital Humanities (CIDH). His forthcoming book, _Occupying Memory: Rhetoric, Trauma, Mourning_, analyzes how persuasion, figuration, and “writing” function in relation to memorialization, trauma, narratives, grieving, haunting, and survival. His work appears in the journals _Liminalities_, _In/Visible Culture_, and _Currents in Electronic Literacy_.