Welcome! This page is your garden variety virtual resume. Its purpose is simply to introduce myself to potential students, or anyone else interested in the criticism of public discourse. Since academics tend to think in terms of vitae, it seemed natural to begin there.
Professor of Communication, Arizona State University, Downtown Phoenix Campus
Faculty Affiliate, Women's Studies Program
CRITICISM OF SOCIAL DISCOURSE
METHODS OF RHETORICAL CRITICISM
GENDER AND COMMUNICATION
INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION RESEARCH
INTRODUCING KENNETH BURKE
THE RHETORIC OF SOCIAL MOVEMENTS
GRAPHIC NOVELS AND POPULAR CULTURE
A. Cheree Carlson (forthcoming) "Whiteness of a Darker Shade: Reclassifying Italian-Americans in the Trials of Maria Barbella." Accepted for publication for the Western Journal of Communication.
A. Cheree Carlson (forthcoming) "An Echo of Diversity: A Dramatistic Analysis of Vision Quest." Chapter accepted for More Critical Approaches to Comics, Matthew J. Smith, Randy Duncan and Matthew Brown, eds. Lexington Books.
A. Cheree Carlson (2018) "Burke in the Gutter: Dramatistic Criticism of Comics." ImageTexT vol. 9 no. 3. http://www.english.ufl.edu/imagetext/archives/v9_3/carlson/
Hess, Aaron, Carlson, A. Cheree and Flores, Carlos (2018). "Invoking the spirits: A rhetorical sťance" chapter accepted for Rhetorics Haunting the National Mall Roger Aden, ed. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
A. Cheree Carlson (2010). "The Lizzie Borden Murder Trial: Womanhood as Asset and Liability (Fall River, 1892)." Historical Journal of Massachusetts, 38 (2), 17-51. (Editor's Choice Featured Article)
A. Cheree Carlson (2009). Crimes of Womanhood: Defining Femininity in a Court of Law. U of Illinois P.
†A. Cheree Carlson (2008). "Finding the Angel's Lily: The Rhetoric of Russell Herman Conwell."† A Rhetorical History of the United States, vol. 5, ed. Martha Solomon Watson.† Michigan State University Press.
Marouf A. Hasian and A. Cheree Carlson (2000). "Revisionism and Collective Memory: The Struggle for Meaning in the Amistad Affair." Communication Monographs, 67, 42-62.
A. Cheree Carlson (1999). "You Know It When You See It: The Rhetorical Hierarchy of Race and Gender in Rhinelander v. Rhinelander." The Quarterly Journal of Speech, 85, 111-128.
A. Cheree Carlson (1996). "Mary Church Terrell" in Dictionary of African American Orators (Greenwood Press). Co-authored (second) with Ruth Leon Butler.
A. Cheree Carlson (1995). "Character Invention in the Letters of Maimie Pinzer." Communication Quarterly , 43, 408-419.
A. Cheree Carlson (1994). "Aspasia of Miletus: How One Woman Disappeared from the History of Rhetoric." Women's Studies inCommunication, 17, 26-44. This paper won the 1994 Organization for research on Women award for best journal article.
A. Cheree Carlson (1994). "Defining Womanhood: Lucretia Coffin Mott and the Transformation of Femininity." Western Journal of Communication, 58, 85-97.
A. Cheree Carlson (1994). "How One Uses Evidence Determines Its Value." Western Journal of Communication, 57, 20-24.
A. Cheree Carlson (1992). "Creative Casuistry and Feminist Consciousness: The Rhetoric of Moral Reform." The Quarterly Journal of Speech, 78, 16-32.
A. Cheree Carlson (1991). "The Role of Character in Public Moral Argument: Henry Ward Beecher and the Brooklyn Scandal." The Quarterly Journal of Speech, 77, 38-52.
A. Cheree Carlson (1991). "No Laughing Matter: Nineteenth Century Humorists versus True Womanhood." The Journal of American Culture, 13, 23-29.
A. Cheree Carlson (1989). "Narrative as Philosopher's Stone: How Russell H. Conwell Changed Lead Into Diamonds." Western Journal of Speech Communication, 53, 342-45.
A. Cheree Carlson (1989). "Nativism as Response to the Rhetorical Situation: The Rhetoric of the Know-Nothing Party." The Southern Communication Journal, 54, 364-83.
A. Cheree Carlson (1988). "Limitations of the Comic Frame: Some Witty American Women of the Nineteenth Century." The Quarterly Journal of Speech, 74, 310-22.
A. Cheree Carlson (1988). "Strategies of Redemption at the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial." The Western Journal of Speech Communication, 52, 203-215. Co-authored (first) with John Hocking. This paper won the 1989 B. Aubrey Fisher award from the Western States Speech Communication Association.
A. Cheree Carlson (1988). "Albert J. Beveridge as Imperialist and Progressive: The Means Justify the Ends." The Western Journal of Speech Communication, 52, 46-62.
A. Cheree Carlson (1986). "Gandhi and the Comic Frame: Ad Bellum Purificandum." The Quarterly Journal of Speech, 72,446-455.
A. Cheree Carlson (1985). "John Quincy Adams' 'Amistad Address:' Eloquence in a Generic Hybrid." The Western Journal of Speech Communication, 49, 14-26.