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STEPHANIE L. YOUNG

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Office Address: Dr. Stephanie L. Young, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

Department of Communications

University of Southern Indiana

8600 University Blvd.

Evansville, IN 47712

Phone: (812) 464-1737

Email: slyoung@usi.edu



EDUCATION

Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2006-2009

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication Studies, August 29, 2009

Major emphasis: Rhetoric and Public Culture

Minor emphases: Relating and Organizing and Gender Studies

Dissertation: Remembering the Past in Visual and Visionary Ways: Rhetorically Exploring the Narrative Potentialities of Esther Parada’s Memory Art

Co-Advisors: Dr. William K. Rawlins and Dr. Benjamin R. Bates



Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2004-2006

Degree: Master of Arts, School of Communication Studies, March 18, 2006

Major emphasis: Rhetoric and Public Culture

Advisor: William K. Rawlins
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 2000-2004

Degree: Bachelor of Arts (Distinction), Department of Communication and Department of Women’s Studies, May 8, 2004

Majors: Interpersonal Communication and Women’s Studies

Minors: Sociology, Psychology, English, Art and Design

Advisor: Alisha Kuckartz


SCHOLARLY INTERESTS


  • Rhetorical theory and criticism

  • Visual rhetoric

  • Popular culture

  • Whiteness studies

  • Feminist theory

  • Gender and sexuality

  • Autoethnography

  • Critical race theory



PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Rauscher, E., Young, S. L., Durham, W., & Barbour, J. (2015). “I’d know that my child was out there”: Perceptions of young women regarding the role of egg donation in the ideal family. (Accepted at Health Communication).


Young, S. L. (2015). It’s not just black and white: Exploring a pedagogy of racial visibility and the Korean/white biracial self. Departures in Critical Qualitative Research, 4(4), 8-32. doi:10.1525/dcqr.2015.4.4.8
Young, S. L. (2015). Running like a man, sitting like a girl: Visual enthymeme and the case of Caster Semenya. Women’s Studies in Communication, 38, 331-350. doi:10.1080/07491409.2015.1046623
Young, S. L. (2015). I never thought I’d be an advocate: Reflections on LGBT activism and engaged feminist scholarship. Women & Language, 38(1), 113-119.
Young, S. L., & McKibban, A. R. (2014). Creating safe places: A collaborative autoethnography on LGBT social activism. Sexuality & Culture, 18(2), 361-384. Doi:10.1007/s12119-013-9202-5
Young, S. L. (2010). (Re)presenting gender: Exploring text-image incongruities in Anne Taintor’s artwork. Women and Language, 33(1), 73-93.
Young, S. L. (2009). Half and half: An (auto)ethnography of hybrid identities in a Korean American mother-daughter relationship. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, 2, 139-167.
Aden, R., Han, M. W., Norander, S., Pfahl, M. E., Pollock, T. P., & Young, S. L (2009). Re-collection: A proposal for refining the study of collective memory and its places. Communication Theory, 19, 311-336.
Harter, L. M., Leeman, M., Norander, S., Young, S., & Rawlins, W. K. (2008). The intermingling of aesthetic sensibilities and instrumental rationalities in a collaborative arts studio. Management Communication Quarterly, 21(4), 423-453.
Book Chapters

Dunn, J., & Young, S. L. (2015). “Working women and the bonds between them: Exploring the evolution of Joan and Peggy’s complicated relationship.” In J. C. Dunn, J. Manning, and D. Stern (Eds.), Lucky Strikes and a three-martini lunch: Thinking about television’s Mad Men (2nd ed.) (pp. 72-88). Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars. ISBN: 978-1-443875455. [peer reviewed]


Young, S. L. (2012). “The consumer has no color” (Paul Kinsey in Mad Men). In J. C. Dunn, J. Manning, and D. Stern (Eds.), Lucky Strikes and a three-martini lunch: Thinking about television’s Mad Men (pp. 72-88). Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars. ISBN: 978-1-4438-4044-6. [peer reviewed]
Carmack, H. J., & Young, S. L. (2005). Finding and evaluating sources. In P. Royse, D. Novak, & S. Titsworth (Eds.), Fundamentals of public communication: COMS 103 (pp. 11-23). Plymouth, MI: Hayden-McNeil.

Book Reviews

Young, S. L. (2015). [book review] The colorblind screen: Television in a post-racial America. The Popular Culture Studies Journal, 3(1&2), 594-598.


Young, S. L. (2012). Personal stories of “coming in” and coming out of the closet. [book review of Narrating the closet: An autoethnography of same-sex attraction.] Sexuality & Culture, 16, 205-207. Doi 10.10007/s12119-011-9119-9.
Young, S. L. (2008). Social documentary photography: An appreciation. [book review of Milton Rogovin: The making of a social documentary photographer.] The Review of Communication, 8(3), 254-256.
Young, S. L. (2007). [book review of Speaking power: Black feminist orality in women's narratives of slavery]. Howard Journal of Communications, 18(2), 193-195.

UNDER REVIEW

Young, S. L., & Reynolds, D. J. (2015). “You can be an agent of change”: Critically examining the rhetoric of self-help in the HBO television series Enlightened. (Accepted with minor revisions at Western Journal of Communication).


WORKS IN PROGRESS

Dunn, J., & Young, S. L. (2017). Researching popular culture: How to study the everyday. (Signed contract with Kendall/Hunt Publishing).


Young, S. L., & Pham, V. (in progress). “Christina Yang is just another doctor: Exploring postracial rhetorics and the erasure of Asian Americanness on Grey’s Anatomy.” In R. A Griffin and M. D. E. Meyer (Eds.), Adventures in Shondaland: Identity Politics and the Power of Representation.
Howard, L. A., & Young, S. L (in progress). Enacting resistance, reinforcing marginalization: X-Women and the performance of gendered identities.
Young, S. L. (in progress). (Homo)sexuality, class structure, and neoliberal queer politics: Problematizing Downton Abbey’s “Hot Gay Villain.”
Young, S. L. (in progress). The joy of listening: An autoethnographic performance of narrative jouissance.
Young, S. L. (in progress). Losing the elm trees: Environmental memories and visual traces in Esther Parada’s When the Bough Breaks.
PRESENTATIONS AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

Regional Conferences

Young, S. L. (2015, April). The joy of listening: An autoethnographic performance of narrative jouissance. Presented at the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Madison, WI.


Young, S. L. (2015, April). The strategic manipulation of ethnic identity markers in pseudo-authentic contexts: Negative convergence beyond satires. Presented at the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Madison, WI.
Young, S. L. (2014, April). Liminality, positionality, and bisexual identities: Elevating sexual orientation research. Presented at the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Minneapolis, MN.
Young, S. L. (2014, April). Negotiation of race in the rhetorical classroom. Presented at the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Minneapolis, MN.
Bolen, D., Herrmann, A., Pensoneau-Conway, S., Shuler, S., Toyosaki, S., & Young, S. L. (2013, April 3). “The pedagogical possibilities within autoethnographic research. Invited pre-conference session sponsored by the Second Vice President at the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Kansas City, MO.
Young, S. L. (2011, April). Resisting oppression and empowering ourselves: Managing and negotiating dialectics within queer identities. Presented at the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Milwaukee, WI.
Young, S. L., & McKibban, A. R. (2011, April). In the zone: Developing Safe Zones for LGBTQ students and allies on campus. Presented at the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Milwaukee, WI.
Young, S. L. (2010, April). Running like a girl: The case of Caster Semenya and the (inter)sexed body. Presented at the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Cincinnati, OH.
National Conferences

Young, S. L. (2015, October). Teaching gender and sexuality in Mad Men. Presented at the annual meeting of the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Bowling Green, KY.


Young, S. L. (2014, November). “From our predecessors to our successors”: Three generations of mentoring relationships in the academy. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.
Young, S. L. (2014, October). Evolving masculinity and femininity: Revisiting Mad Men. Presented at the annual meeting of the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, San Francisco, CA.
Young, S. L. (2013, November). The paradox of “passing”: Connecting across invisible identities. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Washington, DC.
Young, S. L. (2012, November). Demarcating boundaries, disciplining bodies: Exploring white male privilege in Mad Men. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Orlando, FL.
Young, S. L. (2012, October). Bi and bi: Performing hybrid racial and sexual identities in the classroom. Presented at the annual meeting of the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Tacoma, WA.
Young, S. L. (2012, May). Missing ties and magic underwear: The (re)fashioning of Mitt Romney’s presidential style. Presented at the meeting of the Rhetorical Society of America, Philadelphia, PA.
Young, S. L. (2011, October). Performing hybrid identities: Reflections on being a “Raunchy Asian Woman”. Presented at the annual meeting of the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Evanston, IL.
Young, S. L. (2010, November). Extending rhetorical criticism: A visual narrative perspective. Presented at the Visual Communication Division of the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, San Francisco, CA.
Young, S. L. (2010, October). Invitational rhetoric and eudaemonia: Reflections of a new professor on the good life in the classroom. Presented at the annual meeting of the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Tampa, FL.
Young, S. L. (2010, May). (Inter)racial (in)visibility: Exploring a pedagogy of racial deconstruction in the classroom. Presented at the meeting of the Rhetorical Society of America, Minneapolis, MN.
Young, S. L. (2010, March). Personal stories, collective pasts: Examining the artworks of Esther Parada. Invited presentation sponsored by the Study of Women and Gender Program, Dominican University, River Forest, IL.
Young, S. L. (2009, October). Teaching between the lines: An autoethnography on pedagogy and (inter)racial dialogue. Presented at the annual meeting of the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Los Angeles, CA.
Young, S. L. (2008, November). Hypertextual narratives: Investigating the postcolonial rhetoric of Parada’s Transplant. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, San Diego, CA.
Young, S. L. (2008, October). Reclaiming pasts within photographic art: An examination of archival research and visual narratives. Presented at the annual meeting of the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Nashville, TN.
Young, S. L. (2008, October). Visual narratives and photographic memorials: Exploring community loss in Esther Parada’s When the Bough Breaks. Presented at the annual meeting of the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Nashville, TN.
Young, S. L. (2008, October). When the Bough Breaks: (Re)collecting the remnants of an art installation commemorating community loss. Presented at the Visual Memories Conference, Syracuse, NY.
Young, S. L. (2008, April). Half and half: An (auto)ethnography of hybrid identities in a Korean-American mother-daughter relationship. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Asian American Studies, Chicago, IL.
Aden, R., Han, M. W., Norander, S., Pfahl, M. E., Pollock, T. P., Young, S. L. (2007, November). Places gather, persons re-collect: A proposal for refining the study of collective memory. Presented to the Rhetorical and Communication Theory Division at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.
Young, S. L. (2007, October). Overlooking risks and responsibilities: Analyzing sexual health issues in Sex and the City. Presented at the annual meeting of the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Omaha, NE.
Young, S. L. (2007, October). A space for consumption and civic duty: Co-constructing the coffee-house as a communal “third place.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Omaha, NE.
Harter, L. M., Leeman, M., Norander, S., & Young, S. L. (2006, November). The storied nature of disability: A narrative ethnographic account of Passion Works. Presented to the Applied Communication Division at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, San Antonio, TX.
Young, S. L. (2006, October) Representations of feminist resistance: Exploring visual irony in Anne Taintor’s artwork. Presented at the annual meeting of the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, St. Louis, MO.
Young, S. L. (2006, October). A family story: Performing memory through photographs. Presented at the annual meeting of the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, St. Louis, MO.
Young, S. L. (2006, May). (Re)presentations of feminist resistance: Exploring visual irony in Anne Taintor’s artwork. Presented at the Ohio University’s Women’s Studies Colloquium Series, Athens, OH.
Young, S. L., & Titsworth, B. S. (2005, November). (Re)envisioning public speaking as interaction ritual: Understanding pedagogy and practice using Goffman. Presented at the Basic Course Division at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Boston, MA.

Young, S. L. (2005, November). Recognizing my “other-ness”: Passing, in/visibility, and erasure of my Korean-American selves. Presented to the Performance Division at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Boston, MA.


COMS 711, Research Design I. (2005, May). The first-year undergraduate experience in OU’s Residential Learning Communities. Presented to the University College Dean at Ohio University, Athens, OH.
Harter, L. M., Norander, S., Young, S. L., & Leeman, M. (2005, October). Collaborative art: Connecting self with other. Presented at the annual meeting of the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Reno, NV.
Bates, B., Ahmed, R., Blankson, H., Kim, D. K., Mumba, M., & Young, S. L. (2005). Refining the genetic discrimination instrument: The influence of national culture on attitudes linked to genetic discrimination. Paper presented at the Third Annual National Academies Keck Future Initiatives Conference: The Genomic Revolution, Implications for the Treatment and Control of Infectious Diseases, Irvine, CA.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

University of Southern Indiana, Department of Communications

Tenure Track Assistant Professor, 2012-present

Contract Assistant Professor, 2009-2012
Undergraduate Courses

CMST 101, Introduction to Public Speaking

CMST 107, Introduction to Interpersonal Communication (large lecture)

CMST 301, Communication Criticism and Analysis

CMST 303, Introduction to Persuasion

CMST 308, Rhetoric and Diversity

CMST 400, Independent Study

CMST 402, Gender, Communication, and Culture

CMST 430, Seminar in Persuasion: Rhetoric, Community, and Citizenship

CMST 430, Seminar in Persuasion: GLBT Rhetorics (cross listed with GNDR 449)

CMST 430, Seminar in Rhetoric: Rhetoric, Culture, and Power

CMST 430, Seminar in Rhetoric: Visual Rhetoric and Culture

GNDR 111, Introduction to Gender Studies
Graduate Courses

COMM 502, Gender, Communication, and Culture

COMM 604, Contemporary Rhetorical Criticism

COMM 615, Communication and Popular Culture


Capital University, Conservatory of Music and School of Communication

Adjunct Faculty, 2008-2009

UC 120, Oral Communication

Ohio Dominican University, Social and Behavioral Sciences Division Adjunct Faculty, 2008

COM 328, Rhetorical Communication Theory


Ohio University, School of Communication

Graduate Teaching Assistant, 2004-2008

COMS 101, Fundamentals of Human Communication

COMS 103, Public Speaking

COMS 110, Communication Between Cultures

COMS 205, Techniques of Group Discussion

COMS 206, Communication in Interpersonal Relationships
Purdue University

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, 2001-2004

SOC 100, Introduction to Sociology

BIO 110, 111, Introduction to Biology I & Biology II

PSY 120, Introduction of Psychology
ADVISING EXPERIENCE

Primary Advisor: Graduate Theses

Cindi Clayton Schnitker, M. A., University of Southern Indiana (Graduated December 2015).



Unpacking My Mother: An Autoethnography
Kyle Tharp, M.A., University of Southern Indiana (in progress).

Machiavellian Manipulators and Information Manipulation Theory: An Autoethnographic Examination of Organizational Deception within the Vaping Industry
Sarah Harlan, M. A., University of Southern Indiana (Graduated April 2015)

Defining Family: How College Students’ Definition of Family Influences Their Perceptions of Same-Sex Family Advertisements
Amy Jorgensen, M.A., University of Southern Indiana (Graduated April 2013)

Mothers, Friends, and Monsters: The Dangers of Being a Woman in The Descent
Samantha Fentress, M.A., University of Southern Indiana (Graduated November 2012)

Sacred Cows, Stinky Food, and Submissive South Asians: A Rhetorical Analysis of Race and Culture in the Television Show Outsourced
Emily Cameron Walker, M.A., University of Southern Indiana (Graduated April 2012)

Sirens and Scapegoats: The Gendered Rhetoric of Red Hair
Graduate Committee Member

Erica Schmidt, M.A., University of Southern Indiana (Graduated December 2015)

Add Nothing, Omit Nothing, Change Nothing”: Professional Medical Interpreters Use of Emotion Regulation
Grisel Barajas, M.A., University of Southern Indiana (Graduated April 2015)

Comprehensive exams


Jennifer Rathgeber, M.A., University of Southern Indiana (Graduated April 2015)

Successfully completed and defended comprehensive exams


Koryn Parsons, M.A., University of Southern Indiana (Graduated Fall 2014)

Successfully completed and defended comprehensive exams.

Sarah Nelson, M.A., University of Southern Indiana (Graduated May 2014)

The Communicative Value of Meaningful Tattoos: A Quantitative Look into Perceived Trust, Credibility, and Attraction
Erin Dunn, M.A., University of Southern Indiana (Graduated May 2014)

Privacy Management in the Student-Advisor Relationship: Perceptions of Credibility, Trust, and Communication Satisfaction
Jennifer Weigand, M. A., University of Southern Indiana (Graduated December 2012)

Manager Responsiveness: The First Step in Subordinate Job Satisfaction
Lauren Rickelman, M.A., University of Southern Indiana (Graduated December 2011)

Intra-Community Communication Influencing African-American Hospice Utilization
Mentoring

Whitney N. Anderson, undergraduate student, University of Southern Indiana

“‘A Lesbian Again. Or Bi? I Don’t Even Know’: Critically Examining Bisexuality and Bierasure in Orange is the New Black. (2015, October). Presented at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Bowling Green, KY.
Kyle Tharp, M.A. student, University of Southern Indiana

“From Our Predecessors to Our Successors”: Three Generations of Mentoring Relationships in the Academy. (2014, November). Presented at National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Erin Dunn, M.A. student, University of Southern Indiana

“More Than What Appears: Masculinity in How I Met Your Mother” (2014, April). Presented at the Central States Communication Association, Minneapolis, MN.


Brandi Weyer, M. A., University of Southern Indiana

“May I have a Mother: An Analysis of Bad Motherhood in The Killing (2014, April). Presented at the Central States Communication Association, Minneapolis, MN.


Amy S. Jorgensen, M.A. student, University of Southern Indiana

“Delving Deeper into The Descent: Caves, Creatures, and One Crazed Woman” (2014, April).

Presented at the Central States Communication Association, Minneapolis, MN.
Kathleen Rister, undergraduate student, University of Southern Indiana

“Gett’n Fuzzy with the Men in the Family” (2013, October). Presenting at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Houghton, MI.


Amy S. Jorgensen, M.A. student, University of Southern Indiana

“Dehumanization, the Medical Gaze, and Vulnerable Bodies in The Human Centipede (First Sequence)” (2013, April). Presented at the Central States Communication Association, Kansas City, MO.


Samantha Fentress, M.A. student, University of Southern Indiana

“It’s Like Frogger but with Real People: A Rhetorical Analysis of the Primetime Television Show Outsourced” (2013, April). Presented at the Central States Communication Association, Kansas City, MO.


Sarah Nelson, M.A. student, University of Southern Indiana

“The Warrior: How PETA Uses Sexualized Visual Rhetoric to Persuade Its Audience” (2013, April). Presented at the Central States Communication Association, Kansas City, MO.


Ann Hefner, M.A. student, University of Southern Indiana

“A Separate West: Representation of the Chinese Other in HBO’s Deadwood” (2013, April). Presented at the Central States Communication Association, Kansas City, MO.


Angela Ackerman, M.A. student, University of Southern Indiana

“Uncovering a romantic heroine’s emerging identity: Non-feminist, feminist, and post-feminist voices in the Twilight saga movies.” (2012, March). Presented at the Central States Communication Association, Cleveland, OH.


Cameron Walker, M.A. student, University of Southern Indiana

“Travel show spectacle: Othering people in Destination Truth.” (2012, March). Presented at the Central States Communication Association, Cleveland, OH.


Lauren Rickelman, M.A. student, University of Southern Indiana

“Single ladies (put a ring on it)” (2011, October). Presented at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, Evanston, IL.


Independent Studies (CMST 400)

  • Whitney Anderson, Bi-erasure, Representativeness, and Intersectionality: Critically Examining Discourses of Bisexuality in Orange is the New Black (Spring 2015)

  • Priscilla Runion, Unplanned: An Autoethnography of a Young, Pregnant Mother’s Trials and Triumphs (Spring 2015)

  • Josh Baker, Relationships: An Autoethnographic Examination of the College Experience (Summer 2014)

  • Brynn Anderson, From Mean Girls to Thelma and Louise: Exploring Female Friendships in Popular Culture (Fall 2013)

  • Madelyn Burk, Girls, Girls, Girls: Exploring Representations of Emerging Adulthood and Femininity in the Television Series, Girls (Fall 2013)

  • Trenton Bruner, A Lonely Road: One Man’s Autoethnography on Salvation (Fall 2013)

  • Christopher Dasher, Personal Protection or a Threat to Safety?: Exploring the Debate of Concealed Carry on Campus (Fall 2013)

  • Melissa Padavic, Communicating Care and Support: An Autoethnography on Working at an Independent Living Community (Spring 2013)

  • Kylie Crecelius, Exploring Popular Culture from a Critical Rhetorical Perspective (Spring 2013)

  • Hannah Wallace, Exploring Popular Culture from a Critical Rhetorical Perspective (Spring 2013)

  • Marna (Kathleen) Rister, Exploring Popular Culture from a Critical Rhetorical Perspective (Spring 2013)

  • Evelyn Bako, Exploring Popular Culture from a Critical Rhetorical Perspective (Spring 2013)

  • Andrew Peyronnin, Introduction to Rhetoric and Persuasion (Fall 2012)

  • Kyle Tharp, The Rhetoric of Hip Hop and Black Orality (Summer II 2012)

  • Sabrina Smith, Exploring Feminist Rhetorical Theories of the Gendered Body (Summer II 2012)

  • Cameron VanCleef, Exploring Discourses of Polygamy from a Feminist Perspective (Summer II 2012)

  • Morgane Embree, A Rhetorical Analysis of Contemporary Disney Films (Spring 2012)

  • Grant Lively, Power, Masculinity, and Interpersonal Relationships in Band of Brothers (Fall 2011)

  • Casey Doerter, Critical Rhetorics of Race and Diversity in the US (Fall 2011)

  • Ashley Paul, Researching a Culture from a Communicative Perspective: An Ethnography (Fall 2011)

  • Dana Gieselman, Researching a Culture from a Communicative Perspective: An Ethnography (Fall 2011)

  • Sarah Lehman, Researching a Culture from a Communicative Perspective: An Ethnography (Fall 2011)


Undergraduate Advising

30 advisees (Fall 2015)

22 advisees (Spring 2015)

19 advisees (Fall 2014)

21 advisees (Spring 2014)

25 advisees (Fall 2013)

15 advisees (Spring 2013)

23 advisees (Fall 2012)

21 advisees (Spring 2012)

12 advisees (Fall 2011)

9 advisees (Spring 2011)

14 advisees (Fall 2010)

3 advisees (Spring 2010)

2 advisees (Fall 2009)


PROFESSIONAL SERVICE ACTIVITIES

  • Chair, Cooper Award Committee, Central States Communication Association (2015-2016)

  • Committee Member, Outstanding Thesis Award, Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (2015-2016)

  • Committee Member, Feminist/Mentor Award, Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (2015-2016)

  • Chair and Program Planner, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Caucus, Central States Communication Association (2014-2016)

  • Vice-Chair, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Caucus, Central States Communication Association (2013-2014)

  • Vice-Chair, Cooper Award Committee, Central States Communication Association (2014-2015)

  • Chair, Outstanding Thesis Award Committee, Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (2013, 2014)

  • Committee Member, Outstanding Book Award, Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (2012)

  • Executive Committee Board Member, Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (2012-2014)

  • Secretary, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Caucus, Central States Communication Association (2012-2014)

  • Chair and Program Planner, Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group, Central States Communication Association (2012-2013)

  • Vice-Chair, Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group, Central States Communication Association (2011-2012)

  • Secretary, Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group, Central States Communication Association (2010-2011)


Manuscript Reviewer for Scholarly Journals and Books

  • Editorial Board Member of special issue of Communication Teacher (Fall 2015)

  • Editorial Board Member of special issue of The Popular Culture Studies Journal (Spring 2015)

  • Manuscript Reviewer for edited book Becoming Critical in Diverse Social Spaces: Oppression, Resistance, and Emergence of Social Justice Scholars (SUNY Press) (Spring 2014)

  • Manuscript Reviewer for the scholarly journal Communication Quarterly (2012-2014)

  • Associate Editorial Board Member for the scholarly journal Communication Studies, Central States Communication Association (2012-2015)

  • Manuscript Reviewer for the scholarly journal Sexuality and Culture (2012-2014)

  • Manuscript Reviewer for the Handbook of Autoethnography (Spring 2012)

  • Editorial Board Member for Special Issue of Communication Studies, New Directions in Critical Television Studies (2011)

  • Manuscript Reviewer for scholarly journal Communication Theory (Fall 2009)

  • Manuscript Reviewer for scholarly journal Southern Communication Journal (Fall 2009)

  • Manuscript Reviewer for the graduate student journal, Kaleidoscope (Spring 2008)


Conference Paper Reviewer

  • Conference Paper Review, Undergraduate Honors Research Conference, Central States Communication Association (2016)

  • Conference Paper Reviewer, Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group, Central States Communication Association (2010-2011, 2014-2015)

  • Conference Paper Reviewer, Feminist and Women Studies Division, National Communication Association (2012)

  • Conference Paper Reviewer, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Caucus, Central States Communication Association (2010-2015)

  • Conference Paper Reviewer, Women’s Caucus, Central States Communication Association (2010)

  • Conference Paper Reviewer, Media Studies Interest Group, Central States Communication Association (2009, 2014-2016)

  • Conference Paper Reviewer, Rhetorical and Communication Theory Division, National Communication Association (2009)

  • Conference Paper Reviewer, Student Division, National Communication Association (2008-2010)

  • Conference Paper Reviewer, Visual Communication Division, National Communication Association (2007)

  • Conference Paper Reviewer, Applied Communication Division, National Communication Association (2006)


Professional Conference Panels

“Hashtagging gender: Converging feminism and activism.” (2015, April). Presented at the Women’s Caucus of the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Madison, WI. (Chair).


“Top papers in Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity research.” (2015, April). Presented at the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Caucus of the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Madison, WI. (Chair).
“Updating media theory for the convergent media environment.” (2015, April). Presented at the Media Studies Interest Group of the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Madison, WI. (Chair).
“Sex at 100: The past, present, and future of sexuality and communication studies.” (2014, November). Presented at the NCA Centennial! Celebration Series of the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. (Chair).
“Top papers: Elevating sexual orientation and gender identity research.” (2014, April). Presented at the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Caucus of the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Minneapolis, MN. (Chair and Respondent).
“Masculinity, mothers, and the monstrous feminine: An exploration of gender roles in popular media.” (2014, April). Presented at the Media Studies Interest Group of the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Minneapolis, MN. (Chair).
“From Obamacare to Romnesia: Senior scholars on presidential rhetoric in America.” (2013, April). Presented at the Political Communication Interest Group and Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group of the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Kansas City, MO. (Chair).
“Top papers in Rhetorical Theory and Criticism.” (2013, April). Presented at the Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group of the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Kansas City, MO. (Chair).
“Deconstructing popular culture in visual texts: Rhetorically analyzing gender, race, and violence.” (2013, April). Presented at the Media Studies Interest Group and Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group of the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Kansas City, MO. (Chair).
“The ‘war on women’: Gender, politics and rhetoric.” (2013, April). Presented at the Political Communication Interest Group and Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group of the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Kansas City, MO. (Chair).
“Sexuality, criminalization, and consent: Competitively selected papers in Feminist and Women Studies.” (2012, November). Presented at the Feminist and Women Studies Division of the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Orlando, FL. (Respondent).
“Autoethnography and communication: Connection, applications, and possibilities.” (2012, March). Presented at the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Caucus of the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Cleveland, OH. (Chair).
“Top student papers in Rhetorical Theory and Criticism.” (2012, March). Presented at the Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group of the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Cleveland, OH. (Respondent).
“The rhetorics of selling and self-disclosure.” (2011, April). Presented at the Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group of the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Milwaukee, WI. (Respondent).
“Rhetorical perspectives close to home.” (2011, April). Presented at the Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group of the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Milwaukee, WI. (Chair).
“Articulating difference (with the past): Obstacles to collective social change in rhetorics of race and gender.” (2011, April). Presented at the Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group of the annual meeting of the Central States Communication Association, Milwaukee, WI. (Respondent).
“What’s on television: Different perspectives on television.” (2010, November). Presented at the Student Section of the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, San Francisco, CA. (Respondent).
“Assessing the Compass of Friendship for bridging human differences: A roundtable discussion across NCA divisions.” (2010, November). Presented at the NCA First Vice President Unit at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, San Francisco, CA. (Chair).
“Unconventional rhetoric(s): Student papers in rhetoric.” (2008, November). Presented at the Student Division of the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, San Diego, CA. (Chair).
“Disciplining publics: Exploring spaces of ethical inquiry and resistance.” (2007, November). Presented to the Student Division at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. (Respondent).
Interdisciplinary research colloquium panel. (2006, November). School of Communication Studies. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. (Respondent).
UNIVERSITY SERVICE

University of Southern Indiana

  • USI Center for Social Justice Education Faculty Advisory Committee. (2016)

  • Moderator and panel participant for The Hunting Ground documentary (sponsored by USI Counseling Center). (January 26, 2016)

  • Faculty advisor for the student organization Communication Studies Connection (CSC). (2015-2016)

  • Invitation to talk with students at the Faculty Dinner Series (sponsored by USI Residential Life). (October 22, 2014)

  • USI Faculty Senate Student Affairs Committee. (2014-2015)

  • Led with Dr. Amie McKibban a Safe Zone Workshop for USI students. (March 29, 2014)

  • Attended the 14th Annual Faculty Learning Community Developers’ and Facilitators’ Institute. (June 19-22, 2013)

  • Led with Dr. Amie McKibban a Safe Zone Workshop for USI’s Public Safety Office. (May 14, 2013)

  • Led with Dr. Amie McKibban a Safe Zone Workshop for USI students. (March 23, 2013)

  • Speaker and facilitator of Diversity and Inclusion Roundtable: Building on the Strategic Plan. USI Faculty and Administrative Staff Workshops. (January 9, 2013)

  • Volunteered for USI’s Southern Hospitality Day. (February 18, 2012)

  • Led with Dr. Amie McKibban a Safe Zone Workshop for USI students. (October 29, 2011)

  • Spoke about balancing scholarship with teaching and service at the Celebration of Scholarly, Creative, and Professional Achievement. Sponsored by the Center for Academic Creativity at USI. (April 20, 2011)

  • Cast member for the play R.A.W. (‘Cause I’m A Woman). (April 13, 2011)

  • Led with Dr. Amie McKibban a Safe Zone Workshop for USI faculty and staff. (March 5, 2011)

  • Proctored exams for USI Assessment Day. (November 9, 2010)

  • Co-developed, organized, and led with Dr. Amie McKibban a Safe Zone Workshop for USI students. (October 23, 2010)

  • Faculty advisor for the student organization Spectrum, a gay-straight alliance. (2010-2012)


College of Liberal Arts

  • Invited presentation on issues of diversity for the College of Liberal Arts Administrative Assistants at their annual retreat. (October 12, 2015)

  • Coordinated the 2014 Community of Scholars Lecture with guest speaker Dr. Robert. E. Terrill. (November 14, 2014)

  • Attended the College of Liberal Arts Honors Day Convocation. (March 20, 2013)

  • Invited lecture on black masculinity for Robert Jeffer’s HONORS 101: Honors Learning Community Seminar. (September 17, 2012)

  • Invited lecture on black masculinity for Dr. Melinda York’s HONORS 101: Honors Learning Community Seminar. (September 18, 2012)

  • Invited lecture on mediate representations of gender violence for Dr. York’s CRIM 331: Gender and Crime class. (September 30, 2011)

  • Presented paper entitled “Running like a girl: The case of Caster Semenya and the (inter)sexed body.” Presented at the Liberal Arts Faculty Colloquium at USI. (April 15, 2011)

  • Member of Gender Studies Advisory Council. (2009-current)


Department of Communications

  • Member of Search Committee for Communication Studies Faculty Member. (Fall 2015)

  • Volunteered to present at USI’s Southern Hospitality Day for the Department of Communications. (October 31, 2015)

  • Member of Search Committee for Communication Studies Faculty Member. (Fall 2014)

  • Coordinated the Department of Communications Diversity Initiative Speaker Series with guest speaker Dr. Rachel Alicia Griffin. (April 11, 2014)

  • Volunteered to present at USI’s Southern Hospitality Day for the Department of Communications. (February 15, 2014)

  • Volunteered at the Department of Communications Booth at the University Division Exploring Majors Fair University of Southern Indiana. (October 16, 2013)

  • Invited lecture on gender communication for Dr. Emily Rauscher’s CMST 201: Introduction to Communication Studies course. (October 4, 2013)

  • Volunteered for USI’s Welcome Week Luncheon and Department of Communications Information Session. (August 23, 2013)

  • Attended the lunch and award ceremony for Scripps Howard High School Media Day. (March 1, 2013)

  • Invited lecture on gender communication for Lauren Rickelman’s CMST 201: Introduction to Communication Studies course. (March 4, 2013)

  • Guest speaker on submitting and attending academic conferences for Communication Studies Connection. (November 29, 2012)

  • Invited lecture on gender communication for Lauren Rickelman’s CMST 201: Introduction to Communication Studies course. (November 13, 2012)

  • Invited lecture on gender communication for Lauren Rickelman’s CMST 201: Introduction to Communication Studies course. (March 26, 2012)

  • Emceed award ceremony for Scripps Howard High School Media Day. (February 2012)

  • Member of the Departmental Vision Statement Committee. (September 21, 2011)

  • Member of the Communication Studies Advisory Committee. (2011-current)

  • Faculty member of the Master of Arts in Communication Program. (Spring 2010-current)

  • Volunteered at the Department of Communications Booth at the University Division Advising 3rd Annual Exploring Majors Fair University of Southern Indiana. (October 2010)

  • Co-presented with Dr. Zach Henning at graduate school information session for student group Communication Studies Connection. (March 24, 2010)

  • Volunteered at the Department of Communications Booth at the University Division Advising 2nd Annual Exploring Majors Fair University of Southern Indiana. (October 2009)


Ohio University

  • Secretary, Graduate Student Coalition, School of Communication Studies (2005-2007)

  • Editorial Assistant for Dr. Christina Beck, Communication Yearbook, Volumes 31 & 32, School of Communication Studies (2005-2007)

  • Departmental Photographer, School of Communication Studies (Spring 2005)


COMMUNITY SERVICE

Evansville, Indiana

  • Board member of Rainbow Catholics in Christ, Sts. Mary and John’s Parish, Evansville. (2015)

  • Led with Dr. Amie McKibban a Safe Zone Workshop for the Henderson Community College’s students, faculty, and staff. (April 10, 2015)

  • Presentation to the Rainbow Catholics of Christ (RCC) entitled, “I Never Thought I’d Be an Advocate: Reflections on LGBT Activism and Alliance Building” (January 15, 2015)

  • Led with Dr. Amy Montz a Safe Zone Workshop for larger Evansville community. Sponsored by the Substance Abuse Council, Deaconess Cross Pointe, and Tri-State Alliance. (December 11, 2013)

  • Led with Dr. Amie McKibban a Safe Zone Workshop for the University of Evansville’s students, faculty, and staff. (November 3, 2013)

  • Participated in Aurora’s Midwest Gingerbread House Competition. The competition promotes awareness for homelessness and raises funds for Aurora. (December 1, 2012)

  • Guest judged the Alpha Sigma Alpha’s “Mr. Southern Indiana” pageant and fundraiser (March 28, 2012)

  • Led with Dr. Amie McKibban a Safe Zone Workshop for larger Evansville community. Program addressed LGBT issues and skill training for Allies. Sponsored by the Tri-State Alliance and Vanderburgh County Substance Abuse Council. (April 29, 2011)

  • Led Dr. Amie McKibban a Safe Zone Workshop for larger Evansville community. Sponsored by the Tri-State Alliance and Vanderburgh County Substance Abuse Council. (November 20, 2010)

  • Coordinator for dinner services at the United Caring Shelter for the Unitarian Universalist Church. (Summer 2010-Fall 2011)


Athens, Ohio

  • Co-authored narrative, “Cultivating connections with self and other” for Passion Works’ website: http://www.passionworks.org/articles/collaborative-art.html. (2005-2006)


GRANTS, AWARDS & PROGRAM FUNDING

Central States Communication Association (CSCA)

  • Awarded the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Article of the Year for “Running Like a Man, Sitting Like a Girl: Visual Enthymeme and the Case of Caster Semenya.” (April 14, 2016)


The City of Evansville, Indiana

  • Evansville-Vanderburgh County Human Relations Commission (September 6, 2013). The Willie Effie Thomas Development Award for USI Safe Zone Project (in Honor of Diversity Education and Communication). Honored at the Mayor’s Celebration of Diversity Awards Dinner.


University of Southern Indiana

  • USI Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching by a New Faculty Member. (January 7, 2015). $1,000 stipend and $1,000 professional development grant.

  • Liberal Arts Research Grant (LARA) for Fall 2015. One course reassignment.

  • USI Summer Research Fellowship (Summer 2013). University wide opportunity. Funding granted to work on dissertation research for publication.

  • USI Student Government Association. Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Studies. Funding granted to develop and conduct campus-wide Safe Zone Training Workshop for students (October 29, 2011)

  • Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Studies. Funding granted to develop and conduct campus-wide Safe Zone Training Workshop for faculty and staff (March 5, 2011)

  • USI Student Government Association. Funding granted to develop and conduct campus-wide Safe Zone Training Workshop for students (October 23, 2010)

  • Living Learning Communities. Funding for course development for two public speaking courses. (2010)


Ohio University

  • Judy C. Pearson Graduate Award. Award for outstanding research in gender or family communication (May 2008)

  • Graduate Student Senate Original Work Grant. Campus-wide funding to support graduate research (Winter 2007)

  • Graduate Student Research Award. Funding granted for dissertation research (Fall 2007)


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Central States Communication Association (CSCA) (2009-current)

  • Rhetorical Society of America (RSA) (2009-current)

  • Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) (2007)

  • Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (OSCLG) (2006-current)

  • National Communication Association (NCA) (2004-current)



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