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Keren Wang

Assistant Teaching Professor in Communication Arts and Sciences

316 Sparks Building
University Park , PA 16802

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  1. Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University (2018)
  2. M.A., The Pennsylvania State University (2013)
  3. B.A., Drexel University (2010)

Keren Wang studies rhetorical theory, political communication, and history of ideas that shape globalization and its discontents. To learn more about his research and teaching interests, please visit his personal website: 



CAS420 - Advanced rhetorical theory seminar 

Description: This upper-level rhetoric course studies ancient, Renaissance, Enlightenment, and contemporary theories of rhetoric. This course also presents a fairly high-altitude transnational survey of key rhetorical moments from the Code of Hammurabi to post-9/11 era.

CAS100C - Message Analysis

Description: This is a general education course designed to introduce students to principles of rhetorical studies with a specific focus on the analysis and evaluation of public messages in civic, cultural, and digital contexts. 

CAS100A - Effective Speech 

Description: This general education course studies the purposeful use of oral communication as a means of addressing practical problems, both professional and civic. It is designed to introduce students to principles of effective public speaking, implemented through the design and presentation of individual speeches and through practice in critical analysis.