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355 About the Authors James Arnt Aune, professor of communication at Texas A&M University, was an exemplary scholar and educator. Among other honors, he received the National Communication Association’s Distinguished Scholar Award, Diamond Anniversary Book Award, and “Teachers on Teaching” Outstanding Educator Award. His scholarship in rhetorical theory, freedom of speech, economic rhetoric, and political rhetoric included two books, Rhetoric and Marxism and Selling the Free Market, and scores of articles in Rhetoric & Public Affairs, Quarterly Journal and Speech, Philosophy and Rhetoric, and other disciplinary and interdisciplinary outlets. Carl R. Burgchardt is a professor of communication studies at Colorado State University, where he teaches rhetorical criticism, U.S. public address, and media studies. Burgchardt received his bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University and his master’s and doctorate degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He has published essays and reviews in the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Western Journal of Communication, and Argumentation and Advocacy. His book, Robert M. La Follette, Sr.: The Voice of Conscience, won the Outstanding Scholarship Award from the Colorado Speech Communication Association in 1993. He has published five editions of Readings in Rhetorical Criticism, a leading textbook in critical methodology. Lisa M. Corrigan is an associate professor of communication, director of the gender studies program, affiliate faculty member in African and African American studies, and affiliate faculty member in Latin American studies in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas. Her research interests include the black power movement, the global Third World Left, the Cuban Revolution, prison writings, and black popular culture. She is the author of Prison Power: How Prison Politics Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation (2016). Bonnie J. Dow is professor and chair of communication studies and professor of women’s and gender studies at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of Prime-Time Feminism: Television, Media Culture, and the Women’s Movement since 1970 and Watching Women’s Liberation, 1970: Feminism’s Pivotal Year on the News. ABOUT THE AUTHORS 356 She is also the coeditor (with Julia T. Wood) of The Sage Handbook of Gender and Communication and a coeditor of The Aunt Lute Anthology of U.S. Women Writers, vol. 1, 17th–19th Centuries (Aunt Lute Books, 2004. Dow’s research interests include the rhetoric and representation of the first and second waves of feminism in the United States. Thomas R. Dunn is a public address scholar, rhetorical critic, and assistant professor of communication studies at Colorado State University. His research examines the intersection of GLBT and queer cultures, politics, and rhetoric with a focus on public memory, visual rhetoric, temporality, and the rhetoric of space and place. He is the winner of the National Communication Association’s Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation and the Stephen E. Lucas Debut Publication Award. Dunn’s research has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Rhetoric & Public Affairs, Communication and Critical/ Cultural Studies, Western Journal of Communication, and Southern Communication Journal. He has also published a book, Queerly Remembered: Rhetorics for Representing the GLBTQ Past. John C. Hammerback was an outstanding scholar, teacher, and mentor. He was a professor at California State University, East Bay, and head of the Department of Communication at North Carolina State University . He was the author of more than fifty scholarly articles and chapters and three books—many of them coauthored with Richard J. Jensen. He also served as the president of the Western States Communication Association. David Henry is chair and Sanford Berman Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His research is in the critical analysis of public discourse, with emphasis on presidential rhetoric, social movements, and nuclear culture. He is coauthor with Kurt Ritter of Ronald Reagan, and his scholarship has appeared in the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Rhetoric Society Quarterly, Western Journal of Communication, Southern Communication Journal, Communication Quarterly, and an array of university press books. He was also an editor of the Quarterly Journal of Speech and the Western Journal of Communication. Davis W. Houck is Fannie Lou Hamer Professor of Rhetorical Studies Florida State University. He coedited (with David E. Dixon) three acclaimed anthologies of civil rights addresses, most recently Rhetoric, Religion and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954–1965, vol. 2, which was featured in the New York Times. His scholarship on Fannie Lou Hamer included a coedited anthology (with Maegan Parker Brooks), The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is. He...


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