Dr. Jamie Landau
Courses Taught: Introduction to Communication Studies, Rhetorical Criticism, Theory of Communication and Rhetoric, Persuasion, Health 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 and visual discourse rhetorically impacts 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. She 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.