Articles

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Accommodating Climate Change Science: James Hansen and the Rhetorical/Political Emergence of Global Warming, Science in Context (2013)

Dr. James Hansen’s 1988 testimony before the U.S. Senate was an important turning point in...

 

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Prolepsis and the Environmental Rhetoric of Congressional Politics: Defeating the Climate Stewardship Act of 2003, Environmental Communication (2012)

As a device of argumentative anticipation, prolepsis use generally is considered a positive rhetorical strategy....

 

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Michael Crichton, Narrative Critique, and the Boundary-Work of Scientific Expertise (with Reneé Smith Besel and Bernard K. Duffy), StoryTelling: A Critical Journal of Popular Narrative (2012)
 

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Subjective Posture and Subjective Affluence: Chicago Field Theories in the U.S. Media and Political Systems (with Kevin G. Barnhurst and Christopher Bodmann), Communication Theory (2011)

To further understanding of how individuals experience media and political systems, this article compares a...

 

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Opening the "Black Box" of Climate Change Science: Actor-Network Theory and Rhetorical Practice in Scientific Controversies, Southern Communication Journal (2011)

In this essay, Joseph Barton’s controversial congressional investigation of the well-known ‘‘hockey-stick’’ study of climate...

 

Contributions to Books

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Watt, James, Encyclopedia of Energy, ISBN: 978-1-58765-849-5 (2012)
 

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An Inconvenient Truth, Encyclopedia of the U.S. Government and the Environment: History, Policy, and Politics (2011)
 

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Earth Day, Encyclopedia of the U.S. Government and the Environment: History, Policy, and Politics (2011)
 

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Whale Wars and the Public Screen: Mediating Animal Ethics in Violent Times (with Renee S. Besel), Arguments about Animal Ethics (2010)
 

Book Reviews