Dissertations Directed by Robert Ivie
 

Jeffrey St. Onge, “‘Socialized Medicine’: Searching for Democratic Community in American Public Discourse,” Indiana University (Communication and Culture), Ph.D. Dissertation, May 2013, Assistant Professor, Defiance College (Ohio).


Jeffrey Motter, “Tending the Garden:  The Country Life Movement between Productivity and Sustainability,” Indiana University (Communication and Culture), Ph.D. Dissertation, June 2009.  Assistant Professor, Appalachian State University (North Carolina).


Kelly Wilz, “From Caricatures to Characters:  Processes of Rehumanization in Iraq War Films,” Indiana University (Communication and Culture), Ph.D. Dissertation, February 2009.  Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Marshfield.


Jeanette Castillo, “Agonistic Democracy and the Narrative of Distempered Elites:  An Analysis of Citizen Discourse on Political Message Forums,” Indiana University (Telecommunications; American Studies Minor), Ph.D. Dissertation, August 2008.  Assistant Professor, Florida State University.


Xianguang “Peter” Zhang, “Entrepreneurial Culture in Transition-Period China:  A Rhetorical Critique,” Indiana University (Communication and Culture), Ph.D. Dissertation, July 2008.  Assistant Professor, Grand Valley State University (Michigan)


Scott Welsh, "The Rhetorical Pursuit of Political Advantage:  Toward a Rhetorical Theory for Democratic Politics," Indiana University (Communication and Culture), Ph.D. Dissertation, March 2007.  Assistant Professor, Appalachian State University (North Carolina)


Michael Butterworth, "Baseball and the Rhetorical Purification of America:  The National Pastime After 9/11," Indiana University (Communication and Culture), Ph.D. Dissertation, July, 2006.  Director and Associate Professor, School of Communication Studies, Ohio University


Jamie Skerski, “Re-Pairing Heterosexual Hegemony:  Discursive Articulations of Female Subjectivity,” Indiana University (Communication and Culture), Ph.D. Dissertation, July, 2005.  Assistant Professor, Hofstra University (New York).


Suzanne Enck-Wanzer, “Site Unseen:  Women’s Agency in Contemporary American Constructions of Domestic Violence,” Indiana University (Communication and Culture; American Studies Minor), Ph.D. Dissertation, July, 2005. Assistant Professor, University of North Texas.


David Moscowitz, "Nice Jewish Boys:  Trope, Identity, and Politics in the Rhetorical Representation of Contemporary Tough Jews," Indiana University (Communication and Culture; American Studies Minor), Ph.D. Dissertation, December, 2004.  Assistant Professor, College of Charleston (South Carolina)


Victoria Godwin, "Feminist Identities and Popular Mediations of Wiccan Rhetoric," Indiana University (Communication and Culture), Ph.D. Dissertation, December 2004.  Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication, New England College (New Hampshire)


Jeffrey A. Bennett, “Citizenship in Vein:  Queer Identity and the Stigma of Banned Blood,” Indiana University (Communication and Culture), Ph.D. Dissertation, April, 2004. Associate Professor, University of Iowa.


Alena Amato Ruggerio, "How Interpretation Becomes Truth:  Biblical Feminist and Evangelical Complementarian Hermeneutics," Indiana University (Communication and Culture), Ph.D. Dissertation, December, 2003.  Associate Professor of Communication, Southern Oregon University


Bryan Fisher, "Creating Citizens:  Public Speaking Instruction for a Diverse Democratic Society," Indiana University (American Studies & Communication and Culture), Ph.D. Dissertation, November, 2003.  Associate Professor, Francis Marion University (South Carolina)


George F. LaMaster, "Prophets in Dialogue:  The Presbyterian Church (USA) and GLBT Ordination," Indiana University (Communication and Culture), Ph.D. Dissertation, August, 2003.  Associate Professor, Marian University (Indianapolis)


Darryl Clark, “Jimmy Carter’s Presidential and Post-Presidential Strategies for Waging Peace,” Indiana University (Communication and Culture), Ph.D. Dissertation, March, 2002.  Associate Professor, University of Indianapolis


Camille Kaminski Lewis, “’Whatsoever Things Are Lovely’: Bob Jones University and the Romantic Rhetoric of Separation,” Indiana University (Communication and Culture; American Studies Minor), Ph.D. Dissertation, November, 2001.  Bob Jones University, Retired.


Irwin Mallin, “Identity and Instrumental Goals in Workplace Interaction in a Law Firm,” Indiana University (Communication and Culture), Ph.D. Dissertation, January, 2001.  Associate Professor, Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne


Stephanie Houston Grey, “Representing Eating Disorders in America: The Rhetoric of a Modern Epidemic.” Indiana University (Communication and Culture), Ph.D. Dissertation, October, 2000.  Associate Professor, Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge)


Kristina  K. Horn Sheeler, “Women’s Public Discourse and the Gendering of Leadership Culture:  Ann Richards and Christine Todd Whitman Negotiate the Governorship.” Indiana University (Speech Communication), Ph.D. Dissertation, September, 2000.  Associate Professor, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis


Nathan A. Baxter, “Toward a Decorous Rhetoric of Public Theology: ‘Evangelicals and Catholics Together’: Betrayal, Alliance, or Good Beginning?” Indiana University (Communication and Culture), Ph.D. Dissertation, August, 1999.  Associate Professor and Department Chair, Gordon College (Massachusetts)  


Karrin V. Anderson, “Complicating Political Identity: A Rhetorical Biography of First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.” Indiana University, Ph.D. Dissertation (Speech Communication), June, 1998.  Associate Professor, Colorado State University (Fort Collins)


Robert S. Brown, “Football as a Rhetorical Site of National Reassurance: Managing the Crisis of the Kennedy Assassination.” Indiana University (Speech Communication; American Studies Minor), Ph.D. Dissertation, December, 1996. Associate Professor, Daniel Webster College (New Hampshire)


Tarla Rai Peterson, “Conceptual Metaphor in Soil Conservation Service Rhetoric and Farmers' Responses.” Washington State University (Interdisciplinary Studies), Ph.D. Dissertation, 1986.  Professor and Boone & Crockett Chair, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University (College Station)


Michael Casey, “Ronald Reagan's Epideictic Rhetoric within the Context of the State of the Union Addresses During the Cold War, 1945-1985,” Washington State University (American Studies), Ph.D. Dissertation, 1986.


Charles Ewing, “An Analysis of Frank Capra's War Rhetoric in the ‘Why We Fight’ Films,” Washington State University (Speech), Ph.D. Dissertation, 1983.  Instructor, Modesto Junior College (Modesto, California)


Jane Purtle, “Rhetorical Invention and Creativity in Freshman Composition,” Doctor of Arts Paper, Idaho State University (English) 1975.  Lon Morris College (Jacksonville, Texas), Retired.


      Jeanne Nelson, “Rhetorical Stances in Ms. Magazine,” Doctoral

       Honors Paper, Idaho State  University (English), 1975.