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Lauren Camacci

Lauren Camacci

Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow in Communication Arts and Sciences

204A Willard Building
University Park , PA 16802

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  1. B.A., The College of Wooster, 2011
  2. M.A., Pennsylvania State University, 2014
  3. Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2017 (Graduate Minor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies)


Lauren Camacci is a rhetorical critic with special interest in Critical Studies of Men and Masculinities, Cold War history, and popular culture. Her dissertation work focused on hegemonic American masculinity in the Nixon presidential years by analyzing the rhetoric of and surrounding President Richard Nixon. She has taught CAS 100C (Message Analysis), CAS 175 (Persuasion and Propaganda), and over 20 sections of CAS 100A (Public Speaking). Lauren is an active member of the growing field of Scholarly Studies of Harry Potter, with three publications (two published, one under contract) on the subject as well as serving as Secretary for the core leadership of this academic group.