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Faculty Publications

Rhetoric and Public Affairs

The Routledge Reader in Rhetorical Criticism, edited by Brian L. Ott and Greg Dickinson (2013, New York: Routledge).

Bio(In)Security: Rhetoric, Scientists, and Citizens in the Age of Bioterrorism, by Lisa Keränen in Sizing Up Rhetoric (2008, pages 227-249). 

“Cause Someday We All Die”: Rhetoric, Agency, and the Case of the “Patient” Preferences Worksheet, by Lisa Keränen in Quarterly Journal of Speech (2007, vol. 93, pages 179-211). 

Competing Characters in Science-Based Controversy: A Framework for Analysis, by Lisa Keränen in Understanding Science: New Agendas in Communication (2010, pages 133-160). 

“A Complicated and Frustrating Dance”: National Security Reform, the Limits of Parrhesia, and the Case of the “9/11 Families,” by Hamilton Bean in Rhetoric & Public Affairs (2009, vol. 12, pages 429-459). 

The Demise of Democratic Deliberation: The Defense Science Board, The Military-Industrial Complex, and The Production of Imperial Propaganda, by Stephen J. Hartnett, co-authored with Gregory Goodale, in Rhetoric and Democracy: Pedagogical and Political Practices (2008, pages 181-224). 

“A Discovered Dissembler Can Achieve Nothing Great”: or, Four Theses on The Death of Presidential Discourse in An Age of Empire, by Stephen J. Hartnett, co-authored with Jennifer Mercieca in Presidential Studies Quarterly (2007, vol. 37, pages 599-621). 

Executing Democracy, Volume One: Capital Punishment & The Making of America, 1683-1800, by Stephen J. Hartnett (2010, Michigan State University Press). 

Globalization & Empire: The U.S. Invasion of Iraq, Free Markets, and The Twilight of Democracy, co-authored by Stephen J. Hartnett with Laura Stengrim (2006 hardback, 2009 paperback, University of Alabama Press).

How Does a Pathogen Become a Terrorist? The Collective Transformation of Risk into Bio(in)security, by Lisa Keränen in Rhetorical Questions in Health and Medicine (2010, pages 85-120).

“Myth, Mask, Shield, and Sword”: Dr. John H. Marburger III’s Rhetoric of Neutral Science for the Nation, by Lisa Keränen, Jason Lesko, Alison Vogelaar, and Lisa Irvin in Cultural Studies— Critical Methodologies (2008, vol. 7, pages 159-186).

“Oxygen of Publicity” and “Lifeblood of Liberty”: Communication Scholarship on Mass Media Coverage of Terrorism for the Twenty-first Century, by Lisa Keränen and Virginia Sanprie in Communication Yearbook (2008, vol. 32, pages 231-275). 

Our Journey to Repowered Feminism: Expanding the Feminist Toolbox, by Sonja K. Foss, and Karen A. Foss in Women’s Studies in Communication (2009, pages 36-62). 

Scientific Characters: Rhetoric, Politics, and Trust in Breast Cancer Research, by Lisa Keränen (2010, University of Alabama Press). 

“This is London”: Cosmopolitan Nationalism and the Discourse of Resilience in the 7/7 Terrorist Attacks, by Hamilton Bean, Lisa Keränen, and Margaret Durfy in Rhetoric and Public Affairs (forthcoming in 2011). 

Toward a Theory of Agentic Orientation: Rhetoric and Agency in Run Lola Run, by Sonja K. Foss, William Waters, and Bernard J. Armada in Communication Theory (2007, vol. 17, pages 205-30). 

“An Ugly and Sickening Business”; or, the Bush “Legacy” & the Decimation of Iraq, by Stephen J. Hartnett in Cultural Studies & Critical Methodologies (2009, vol. 9, pages 780-786). 

Walking Amidst Heroes; or, Celebrating the Enlightenment and The Persistence of Democracy, by Stephen J. Hartnett in Cultural Studies & Critical Methodologies (May 2008, vol. 8, pages 187-223).