Catherine Egley Waggoner, Ph.D.
Dr. Waggoner teaches courses in rhetoric, including Reasoning and Communication, Analysis of Persuasion, Communication Criticism, and Gender and Communication. Her research focuses on contemporary perspectives on rhetoric, with emphasis in critical/cultural perspectives and gender issues in communication. Her co-written book, Making Camp: Rhetorics of Transgression in U.S. Popular Culture, won two awards in 2009 from the National Communication Association: Best Book Award from the Critical/Cultural Studies Division and the Bonnie Ritter Book Award from the Feminist and Women Studies Division. Her current research examines performances of Southern identities among the women of the Mississippi Delta. She holds a B.A. degree from the University of Southern Mississippi, an M.A. degree from Bowling Green State University, and a Ph.D. degree from The Ohio State University. She joined the Wittenberg faculty in 1995.
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