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About Adrienne Christiansen

Adrienne Christiansen studies political rhetoric. Before joining the Political Science Department at Macalester, she taught in the Communication and Media Studies Department from 1990-2003.
Her scholarly efforts have focused on the language of war and the rhetoric of social movements. Most recently, she has been drawn to visual persuasion, particularly as manifested in political editorial cartoons and in the role political monuments play in maintaining conflict in Cyprus.
Christiansen has been teaching at Macalester since 1990.
EDUCATION: B.A., M.A., University of Kansas; Ph.D., University of Minnesota


Present Associate Professor, Political Science, Macalester College
Present Director, Jan Serie Center for Scholarship and Teaching, Macalester College

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Honors and Awards

  • Macalester Excellence in Teaching Award, 2008


  • Cyber Politics
  • Rhetoric of Campaigns and Elections
  • Women's Voices in Politics

Contact Information

Macalester College
Suite 338 DeWitt Wallace Library
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
(651) 696-6714


Journal Articles (3)

Contributions to Books (6)

Book Reviews (3)