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About Margret McCue-Enser

Margret McCue-Enser teaches and researches gender and rhetoric. She studies Communication and German as an undergraduate.

She obtained her master's degree at Colorado State University in Speech Communication, focusing on the rhetorical strategies of power feminists. She obtained her doctorate at the University of Iowa where she studied the contemporary gender and rhetoric. She taught as an instructor in the department of Communication Studies while completing her Ph.D. and soon after took a job at Saginaw Valley State University where she earned tenure and promotion to Associate Professor. While at SVSU McCue-Enser was co-director of the Roberts Fellowship and was given the distinct honor of being named an honorary fellow.

Compelled by the mission of teaching women to lead and influence, McCue-Enser rejoined St. Kate's in 2011.  Her research includes collaborative work with Luther professor Derek Sweet on the rhetoric of President Barack Obama. McCue-Enser has published work on Ada Deer (Menominee) who led lobbying and later testimony in the restoration of the Menominee nation. Recently McCue-Enser has published work on Deer's 1993 confirmation statement as the first Native American woman to lead the Bureau of Indian Affairs. 

McCue-Enser's current research examines settler colonialism as an argument of place and space and the ways in which it Native American activist rhetoric speaks back to and calls out settler logics rendering a more complete and complex understanding of people and place. 

McCue-Enser's work as appeared in the journals of Communication Studies and Argumentation and Advocacy as well as the edited collections Reconsidering Obama: Reflections on Rhetoric (Terrill, 2017) and Decolonizing Native American Rhetoric: Communicating Self-Determination (Kelly and Black, 2018).

Positions

Present Associate Professor, Communication Studies, St. Catherine University Communication Studies Department
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Education

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2006 PhD, University of Iowa. Iowa City, Iowa ‐ Communication
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2002 MA, University of Iowa. Iowa City, Iowa ‐ Communication
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2000 MA, Colorado State University. Fort Collins, Colorado ‐ Speech Communication
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2000 MA, Colorado State University. Fort Collins, Colorado ‐ Certificate in Women's Studies
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1996 BA, College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University ‐ Communication and German
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