Seth Long

Assistant Professor

Office: THMH # 205D   |    Phone: 308-865-8294   |    Email:

Seth D. Long


Ph.D., Composition and Rhetoric. Syracuse University. 2015
M.A., Linguistics. Syracuse University. 2015
B.A., Screenwriting. Chapman University. 2007

Areas of Specialization

  • Digital humanities 
  • Rhetorical theory
  • History of rhetoric
  • Quantitative methods and corpus linguistics
  • Professional and science writing


  • "Excavating the Memory Palace: An Account of the Disappearance of Mnemonic Imagery from English Rhetoric, 1550 - 1650." Rhetoric Review 36.2 (2017): 122-138. 
  • "Visualizing Words and Knowledge: Arts of Memory for the Digital Age." Computers and Composition 42.1 (2016): 28-46. 
  • with Krista Kennedy. “The Trees Within the Forest: Capturing, Coding, and Visualizing Data in Authorship Studies.” in Rhetoric and the Digital Humanities, eds. Jim Ridolfo and William Hart-Davidson. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015.
  • “Re-purposing Data in the Digital Humanities.” The Impact Blog: London School of Economics and Political Science. 2 April 2014. Web.
Courses Taught
  • ENG427: Electronic Literacy
  • ENG312: Writing in the Professions
  • ENG311: Advanced Writing
  • ENG254: Introduction to Literature (Special Topics: The Hollywood Novel/Film)  
  • ENG102: Academic Writing and Research