Dr. Jamie Landau
Courses Taught: Introduction to Communication Studies, Rhetorical Criticism, Theory of Communication and Rhetoric, Persuasion, Health Communication, Visual Communication, Visual Rhetoric of Gender/Sexuality, Senior Project
Education: Ph.D., Communication Studies, University of Georgia, 2010; M.A., Communication Studies, University of Georgia, 2006; B.A., Communication Studies and English, Vanderbilt University, 2002
In general, Jamie Landau’s teaching and research explore how verbal discourse and visual media rhetorically impact U.S. public policy and social change related to gender/sexuality and health/medicine. Rethinking scholarly methodologies and taking seriously the role of emotion/affect in politics are central to her scholarship as well.
Dr. Landau has published her research in scholarly journals such as Critical Studies in Media Communication, Rhetoric Society Quarterly, Women’s Studies in Communication, Argumentation & Advocacy, Communication Quarterly, and Public Understanding of Science.
As an advocate for diversity and inclusion of LGBT students in higher education, Dr. Landau also advises KSC Pride and chairs the Safe Space Subcommittee of the Campus Commission for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness at Keene State College.