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Michele Kennerly

Michele Kennerly

Assistant Professor, Communication Arts & Sciences / Classics & Ancient Mediterranean Studies

223 Sparks Building
University Park , PA 16802

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Education:

  1. B.A., Austin College, 2004
  2. M.A., University of Pittsburgh, 2006
  3. Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2010

Biography:

Michele Kennerly specializes in ancient Greek and Roman rhetoric and their reception. Her articles have featured in Rhetorica, Rhetoric Society QuarterlyAdvances in the History of RhetoricCommunication Teacher, and Rhetoric Review. She is the author of one book, Editorial Bodies: Perfection and Rejection in Ancient Rhetoric and Poetics (University of South Carolina P, 2018), and co-editor of two volumes, Ancient Rhetorics & Digital Networks (University of Alabama P, 2018; with Damien Smith Pfister) and Information Keywords (Columbia UP, est. 2019; with Samuel Frederick and Jonathan Abel). She has published two pieces in the public journal Eidolon: a rhetorical history of being and seeming and a reading of Wonder Woman and her influence (co-authored with Carly S. Woods). She serves on the Council of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric and as Vice President of the American Society for the History of Rhetoric.