Adina Carlson

Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
0520
Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
0520
Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
0520

Biography

Adina Carlson has been a professor in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts at Arizona State University since 2009. She is also an affiliate member of the women's studies program.

Carlson's prior positions at ASU include 10 years as a professor with Hugh Downs School of Human Communication on the Tempe campus (1998–2008) and 10 years in the Department of Communication at ASU, as an associate professor (1990–98) and assistant professor (1988–90). Prior to her time at ASU, Carlson served as an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Arts and Theatre with the University of Maryland, College Park (1985–88).

Education

  • Ph.D. Communication Arts and Sciences (Rhetorical Theory and Criticism), University of Southern California 1985
  • M.A. Speech Communication (Rhetorical Theory), Colorado State University-Ft. Collins 1981
  • B.A. Speech Communication (with Distinction), Colorado State University-Ft. Collins 1979

 

Research Interests

Graduate Faculty in Communication research areas: rhetoric of gender, Kenneth Burke, feminism, forensic oratory

Publications

  • A. Cheree Carlson. (in press) "Burke in the Gutter: Dramatistic Criticism of Comics." Accepted by Image/Text: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies.
  • A. Cheree Carlson. (June 2010) Review of Property Rites: The Rhinelander Trial, Passing, and the Protection of Whiteness. By Elizabeth M. Smith-Pryor. The Journal of American History (97), 80. (invited)
  • 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.
  • . . Review of: The Beecher Sisters (2005).
  • . . Review of: Sponsorship and Corporate Politicking in the Early Years of Radio and Television (2001).
  • Marouf Hasian, Adina Carlson. Revisionism and Collective Memory: The Struggle for Meaning in the Amistad Affair. Communication Monographs (2000).

Courses

Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
COM 308 Adv Research Methods in Comm
COM 428 Graphic Novels
COM 492 Honors Directed Study
COM 493 Honors Thesis
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
COM 207 Intro to Communication Inquiry
COM 326 Court Room Oratory
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
COM 308 Adv Research Methods in Comm
COM 428 Graphic Novels
COM 492 Honors Directed Study
COM 493 Honors Thesis
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
COM 207 Intro to Communication Inquiry
COM 326 Court Room Oratory
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
COM 308 Adv Research Methods in Comm
COM 484 Internship
COM 492 Honors Directed Study
COM 493 Honors Thesis
COM 494 Special Topics
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
COM 308 Adv Research Methods in Comm
COM 326 Court Room Oratory
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
COM 308 Adv Research Methods in Comm
COM 494 Special Topics
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
COM 308 Adv Research Methods in Comm
COM 494 Special Topics
COM 604 Theory Construction in Comm
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
COM 308 Adv Research Methods in Comm
COM 326 Court Room Oratory

Presentations

  • Carlson, Adina. The Mad Doctors Meet McNaughton. Paper presented at the NationalCommunication Association (Nov 2004).
  • Carlson, Adina. The Problem of Public Memory. Paper for the National Conference on Presidential Rhetoric (Feb 2002).
  • Carlson, Adina. The Problem of Public Memory. Conference on Presidential Rhetoric

Service

  • Kenneth Burke Society, Editorial Board (2007 - Present)
  • The Western Journal of Communication, Editor (2005 - Present)
  • The Quarterly Journal of Speech, Associate Editor (2004 - Present)
  • The Western Journal of Speech Communication, Editor (2004 - 2008)
  • Member of University Speaker's Bureau, Speaker (2005 - 2006)