Rhetorical Theory and Criticism

The Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group is dedicated to preserving and promoting scholarship and teaching in rhetorical theory and rhetorical criticism. 


Bylaws of the Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group


Chair: James T. Petre, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Vice-Chair: Kristen L. McCauliff, Ball State University
Secretary: Justin Killian, St. Cloud State University

2015 Program Planner:  James T. Petre, jpetre@bloomu.edu

 

Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Top Papers


The Karlyn Kohrs Campbell Award is named after distinguished scholar Karlyn Kohrs Campbell and is presented to the author(s) of the Top Paper submitted to the Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group. At the annual convention, the recipient receives a cash award and a certificate. The recipient of the Karlyn Kohrs Campbell Award is recognized at the Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group business meeting.

The David Zarefsky Award is named after distinguished scholar David Zarefsky and is presented to the author(s) of the Top Student Paper submitted to the Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group. At the annual convention, the recipient receives a cash award and a certificate. The recipient of the David Zarefsky Award is recognized at the Rhetorical Theory and Criticism Interest Group business meeting.

Karlyn Kohrs Campbell Award for Top Paper:

2012: Jerry L. Miller (Ohio University) and J. W. Smith (Ohio University)
2013: Kundai V. Chirindo (Lewis and Clark College)
2014: Katherine L. Lavelle (University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse)

David Zarefsky Award for Top Student Paper:

2012: Rahul Mitra (Purdue University)
2013: Amanda Nell Edgar (University of Missouri)
2014: Zachary Walker (University of Kansas)