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Dr. Melanie Loehwing

Assistant Professor
Faculty Advisor, Lambda Pi Eta

Department of Communication
McComas Hall, Room 209
Fax:
mloehwing@comm.msstate.edu

Education

  • BA 2004: Indiana University; Communication and Culture
  • MA 2005: Indiana University; Rhetoric and Public Culture
  • PhD 2011: Indiana University; Rhetoric and Public Culture, and Political Philosophy

Courses Taught

  • Rhetorical Theory
  • Elements of Persuasion

Research Interests

  • Body Rhetoric
  • Citizenship and Civic Engagement
  • Democratic Theory
  • Politics of Homelessness
  • Social Advocacy
  • Visual Rhetoric

Representative Publications

  • “Homelessness as the Unforgiving Minute of the Present: The Rhetorical Tenses of Democratic Citizenship.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 96, no. 4 (2010): 380–403.
  • Loehwing, Melanie, and Jeff Motter. “Publics, Counterpublics, and the Promise of Democracy.” Philosophy & Rhetoric 42, no. 3 (2009): 220–41.