Wendy Kathryn Zeitz by vivi07

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									Wendy K. Z. Anderson
Department of Communication Purdue University, 2131 Beering Hall West Lafayette, IN 47906 765-404-2975 Email: wzeitz@purdue.edu Web Presence: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~wzeitz/

EDUCATION
Ph.D. in Communication (in process), Purdue University Dissertation: “The Constructs of Power and Race in Online Social Movement Rhetoric: An Analysis of Pro-White Cyber-Rhetoric by/toward Women Activists” (prospectus approved 11/10/2007) Major Area: Social Movement and Activism Rhetoric Minor areas: New Media Technology, Approaches/Methods Research Interests:  New Media Technology: Online Communication Technologies, Critical Approaches to Media Use, Mac Users  Social Movement and Activism Rhetoric: Identity, Pro-White Discourse, Constructions of Race, Class, and Gender Coursework:  Persuasion in Social Movements  Early Works of Burke  Late Works of Burke  Minority Rhetorics (audit)  Third Wave Feminist Discourses of Ethics and Spirituality  Constructing Social Problems  Globalization, Communication, & Technology          Computers in Language and Rhetoric Cyber theory New Media Extremist Rhetoric on the Internet Critical and Rhetorical Methods Historical and Rhetorical Methods Qualitative Methods Foundations of Human Inquiry (Part I) Foundations of Human Inquiry (Part II)

M.A. in Speech Communication, 2002, Kansas State University Thesis: “Physically Disconnected, Virtually Interconnected: Addressing Internet Consciousness-Raising Rhetoric as a Means for Gender Identification” Coursework:  Social Movements  Classical Rhetorical Theory  Feminist Rhetorical Theory  Kenneth Burke to Mikhail Bakhtin  Persuasion Theory     Perspectives on Communication Theory Rhetorical Criticism Qualitative Field Methods Quantitative Field Methods

B.A. in Communication and Psychology, 1999, University of Minnesota, Duluth Graduated with Departmental Honors Senior Thesis: “Prospectus for Public Speaking Communication Apprehension and SelfEsteem treatment”

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SKILLS
Program Experience: PC: Dreamweaver, Flash, Powerpoint, Macromedia Breeze, Microsoft Office Macintosh: Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Garageband, iCal, iMovie, iPhoto, iTunes, Keynote, Pages, TextEdit, Voodoo, World of Warcraft (MMORPG) PAPERS The Constructs of Power and Race in Online Social Movement Rhetoric: A Prospectus for an Analysis of Pro-White Cyber-Rhetoric by/toward Women Activists. Critical and Cultural Studies Division, National Communication Association Convention, 2007. Chicago. Submitted. Living within Dialogue: a Politic of Third Wave Feminism. Submitted to Feminist Studies Division, National Communication Association Convention, 2007. Chicago. Submitted. The Power of Invitation: Contexts that Provide and Limit Space for Invitational Rhetoric. Will be submitted to Women’s Studies in Communication for Special Issue entitled “Power Feminism: Exploring Agency, Oppression and Victimage,” Will be submitted to Women’ Studies in Communication for Aug 2007 Special Issue. Social Movements Use of New Media Technologies: A Technological Analysis of the Seattle 1999 WTO and Miami 2003 FTAA Protests. Submitted for chapter in Active Voices: Composing a Rhetoric of Social Movements, Revised and resubmitted on March 1st, 2007 (publication forthcoming). Outcast Among Outcasts”: Identity, Gender, and Leadership in a Mac Users Group (coauthored with Dr. Patrice Buzzanell). Revised for Women and Language on December 2006 (publication forthcoming). Integration of Individual and Political Cultural Identities: Reflecting on the Life of Hinook-Makhewe-Kelenaka/Angel de Cora. Critical and Cultural Studies Division, National Communication Association Convention, Boston, 2005, accepted.

PRESENTATIONS
Mac v. Microsoft: A Battle of cyborgian identity(ies) for necessary(?) Platform Dominance. Panel submitted to Media Ecology Association, National Communication Association Convention, 2007. Chicago. Submitted. Identity, Prosthesis, and Perspective: A Multi-disciplinary Exploration of Using Technology in the First-Year/Introductory Classroom. (co-authored with Juilette Ludeker). Submitted to Computers and Writing: Virtual Urbanism. Computers and Writing: Virtual Urbanism Convention, 2007. Detroit, Michigan. Accepted. “Outcast Among Outcasts”: “Defragging” Bona Fide Emergent Gender and Leadership in a Mac Users Group. Feminist Communication Unit, National Communication Association Convention, 2006. San Antonio, TX. Presented. 3rd Wave Feminist Perspectives on Leadership in Computer Interest Groups, Women in Science Engineering and Technology, Central States Communication Association Convention, 2006. Indianapolis. Presented.

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PRESENTATIONS (CONTINUED)
The Power of Invitation: Contexts that Provide and Limit Space for Invitational Rhetoric. Feminist Communication Unit, National Communication Association Convention, 2005. Boston. Organized and Presented. Shedding the Politics: A Healthy Reflection on Academic and Social Identities. International and Intercultural Division, National Communication Association Convention, 2005. Boston. Organized and Presented. Social Movements Use of New Media Technologies: A Technological Analysis of the Seattle 1999 WTO and Miami 2003 FTAA Protests. Human Communication and Technology Division, National Communication Association Convention, 2004. Chicago, Presented. Feminism, Fight, and Football: A Critical Look at Gendered Competition Styles. Organization for Communication, Language, and Gender Convention, 2004. Notre Dame. Presented. Third Wave Feminism Technologize!: One Social Movement’s Use of New Information and Communication Technologies. Organization for Communication, Language, and Gender Convention, 2004. Notre Dame. Organized and Presented. Physically Disconnected, Virtually Interconnected: Addressing Internet Consciousness-Raising Rhetoric as a Means for Gender Identification. International Communication Association Convention, 2004. New Orleans. Presented. “I didn't know where to get spices, so I got dirt and twigs and stuff": Changing Feminine Gender Roles through Hard-Core Characters.” American Studies, National Communication Association Convention, 2003. Miami. Presented. A Girls’ Fight for Girl Power: A Burkean Identification Analysis of Changing Female Media Terms and Characterizations. The Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender, 2002. Minneapolis. Presented. “Public Address in Social Movements: Examining Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Use of Pathos as a Rhetorical Device.” Critical and Cultural Studies, National Communication Association Convention, 2001. Atlanta. Poster Presentation. Prospectus for Public Speaking Communication Apprehension and Self- Esteem Treatment. Central States Speech Communication Association Convention. 2001. Cincinnati. Presented.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Summer 2006, Principles of Persuasion Instructor, Department of Communication, Purdue University. Taught a course required for the Communication major. Created course syllabus and policies. Modified course exercises, quizzes, and exams. Facilitated large group discussion and lecture. Received high teacher evaluations.

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE (CONTINUED)
Fall 2005-present, Principles of Persuasion Teaching Assistant, Department of Communication, Purdue University. Create exam questions. Grade essay quizzes for a large lecture. Administrative duties. Aid professor with class facilitation. Fall 2005, Small Group Communication (Technology Focused) Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Communication, Purdue University. Piloted a technology-focused course using a course blog, Macromedia Breeze, and technology focused assignments and activities. Created course syllabus, policies, activities, and quizzes. Facilitated large and small group discussion and activities. Evaluated group and individual projects and participation. Fall 2003-Fall 2005, Small Group Communication Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Communication, Purdue University. Taught seven sections of a semi-required small group communication course for primarily juniors and seniors. Created course syllabus, policies, activities, and quizzes. Facilitated large and small group discussion and activities. Modified large class project created by course director. Evaluated group and individual projects and participation. Received high teacher evaluations. Fall 2003-Spring 2004, Presentational Speaking Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Communication, Purdue University. Taught four sections of a required presentational speaking course. Facilitated discussion and activities regarding public speaking. Evaluated group and individual speech performances. Received high teacher evaluations. Fall 2002-Spring 2003, Communication Studies Instructor and Faculty Member, Department of Communication Studies, Winona State University. Taught eight sections of a required communication studies course. Facilitated discussion and activities regarding small group communication, interpersonal communication, and public speaking. Evaluated group and individual speech performances. Incorporated gender studies throughout the semester. Developed entire course. Participated on the Title Nine/Affirmative Action and Faculty Scholarship Committees. Fall 2000-Spring 2002, Public Speaking Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Speech Communication, Kansas State University. Taught fourteen sections of a required public speaking course. Facilitated discussion and activities regarding public speaking. Evaluated group and individual speech performances. Received high teacher evaluations. Developed a written grading criteria and syllabus. Attained one of four graduate student teaching overload positions for Fall 2001 and Spring 2002 at Kansas State University. Spring 2002, Classroom Presentation on Aspasia, Department of English, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. Taught one graduate level class for a Rhetorical Theory course. Prepared and taught onethree hour session on the classical views of Aspasia. Facilitated discussion about classical rhetorical theory.

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE (CONTINUED)
Summer 2001, Public Speaking Instructor, Cloud County Community College, Concordia, Kansas. Taught one summer section of public speaking. Facilitated discussion and activities regarding public speaking. Evaluated individual speech performances. Received high teacher evaluations. Developed entire course. Spring 1999, Classroom Speaker on Communication Apprehension, Department of Communication, University of Minnesota, Duluth. Taught one undergraduate level class for a Public Speaking course. Prepared and taught one-one hour session on communication apprehension. Facilitated discussion and small group activities to help students cope with anxiety. Spring 1999, Human Communication Theory Teaching Assistant, Department of Communication, University of Minnesota, Duluth. Observed and aided an Associate Professor with teaching of Human Communication Theory. Evaluated student performance. Prepared and taught one session on Leadership and Management. Spring 1999, Speech Team Assistant Coach and Judge, Denfeld High School Speech Team, Duluth, Minnesota. Coached six hours a week for all events. Traveled with the team to various tournaments. Helped to coach one individual humor event to nationals.

TEACHING INTERESTS
Rhetorical Theory Minority Rhetorics Social Movement Rhetoric Cyberactivism Cybertheory Gaming Theory Computers in Language and Rhetoric Research Methods/Approaches Computer Mediated Communication Networked Communication Environments

COMMITTEE SERVICE
ITaP Student Advisory Council Member. Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. Fall 2006-present. Attended organization meetings to discuss student use of university-wide technology use. Discussed and helped develop software such as WebCT Vista. Women’s Advisory Panel to the Purdue Chemistry Video Game Project. Purdue University, West Lafayette Indiana. Spring to early summer 2006. Worked with a group of graduate and undergraduate programmers, chemistry education, and other new media scholars to construct a marketable, educational chemistry video game for high school to college students. CGSA (Communication Graduate Student Association) Graduate Committee Representative, Department of Communication, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 2004-2005 CGSA (Communication Graduate Student Association) New Student Representative, Department of Communication, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 2003-2004

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COMMITTEE SERVICE (CONTINUED)
Title Nine/Affirmative Action Committee, Winona State University, Fall 2003-Spring 2004. Faculty Scholarship Committee, Winona State University. Fall 2003-Spring 2004.

COLLEGIATE ACTIVITIES
Purdue University Mac Users Group Member. Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. Spring 2005-Spring 2006. Attended organization and “Mac Mentors” meetings. Tried new programs such as Voodoo. Participated on organization discussion board. Website Co-Designer and Webmaster for “Activist Neighborhood.” Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. Spring 2005 –present Co-designed and work as the primary webmaster and blog administrator for http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~wzeitz/activists%20network/anmain.htm. Advisor for Purdue Cultural Awareness Committee. Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana Summer 2004-Winter 2005. Advise a group interested in cultural awareness and intergroup relations, which developed from a small group project from a COM114 class at Purdue University. Facilitated a largescale (1000 posters and website, listserv, and newspaper advertisements) awareness campaign which generated five newspaper articles and 500-700 hits on the group’s website. Created and maintained the organization’s website. Directed and Stage Managed a cultural booth (five booths) and performance (nine performance groups) night which involved different campus organizations. Study Abroad Program Participant, University of Minnesota, Duluth 1997-1998 Participated in a full academic year Study Abroad Program to Birmingham, England. Lived with an English family. Traveled to twelve different countries. Peer Counselor, Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Duluth 1996-1997 Participated in a ten-week course to become a peer counselor. Maintained six office hours a week for counseling peers struggling with relationships, school, and stress.

HONORS AND WORKSHOPS
Instructional Applications of Macromedia Dreamweaver, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN February 2007. Macromedia Flash, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN February 2007. Bruce Kendall Award for Excellence in Teaching Honorable Mention, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana October 2006. Bruce Kendall Award for Excellence in Teaching Nomination, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana October 2005. CITI Certified (Course in The Protection of Human Research Subjects), Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana August 2005.

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HONORS AND CERTIFICATIONS (CONTINUED)
Graduate Teaching Certification, Center for Instructional Excellence, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana April 2005. Fellowship to the Summer Institute of Dissent Rhetorics, Center for Global Culture and Communication, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois Summer 2004. Research Assistantship for Motorola Research Project, Department of Communication and Industrial Technology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana Summer 2004. Intercultural Communication Diversity Workshop Certification, Diversity Resource Office, Purdue University, 2004. Departmental Honors, Department of Communication (only student in the eight years prior to complete an honors project), University of Minnesota, Duluth 1999. Dean’s List, University of Minnesota, Duluth 1996-1999.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
National Communication Association.

REFERENCES
Dr. Charles Stewart Department of Communication Purdue University, BRNG 2140 West Lafayette, IN 47906 765-494-3335 cstewart@cla.purdue.edu Dr. Samantha Blackmon Department of English Purdue University, HEAV 302B West Lafayette, IN 47906 765-494- 3742 blackmos@purdue.edu Dr. Rachel Einwohner Department of Sociology Purdue University, STON 323 West Lafayette, IN 47906 765-494- 4696 einwohnerr@purdue.edu

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