Dr. Wendy Atkins-Sayre
Dr. Wendy Atkins-Sayre
Director, Southern Miss Speaking Center
Ph.D., University of Georgia - Department of Communication Studies
M.A., Texas State University – San Marcos, Dept. of Communication Studies
B.A., Texas State University – San Marcos, Dept. of Communication Studies
CMS 111 – Introduction to Oral Communication
CMS 111H - Honors Oral Communication
CMS 415 – Rhetorical Criticism
CMS 450 – Women and Public Discourse
CMS 460 – Public Advocacy
CMS 740 - Rhetorical Criticism
CMS 809 - Academic Professionalism
Faculty seminar on writing and speaking pedagogy
Social movement rhetoric, feminist criticism, public controversy discourse, rhetorical criticism, and Southern identity
Yook, Eunkyong L., & Atkins-Sayre, Wendy (Eds.). (2012). Communication Centers and Oral Communication Programs in Higher Education: Advantages, Challenges, and New Directions. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Atkins-Sayre, W. (2012). Snapshots of the South: Eudora Welty's Photography and Contested Images
of Race. Southern Communication Journal, 77(2), 77-93.
Atkins-Sayre, Wendy. (2012). Recognizing the Past, Celebrating Change: The “Mississippi, Believe It!” Campaign Redefines the South. In A. Slade, D. Givens-Carroll, & A. Narro (Eds.), Mediated Images of the South: The Portrayal of Dixie in Popular Culture (pp. 107-122). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Atkins-Sayre, W. (2010). Articulating Identity: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and the
Animal/Human Divide. Western Journal Of Communication, 74(3), 309-328.
Atkins-Sayre, Wendy. (2010). Protection from “Animal Rights Lunatics”: The Center for Consumer Freedom and Animal Rights Rhetoric. In G. Goodall & J. E. Black (Eds.), Arguments About Animals (pp. 147-162). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Atkins-Sayre, Wendy. (2009). Governor Mom: Jane Swift and the Body Politic. In J. Edwards (Ed.), Gender and Political Communication in America: Rhetoric, Representation, and Display (pp. 129-147). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Atkins-Sayre, Wendy. (2005). Naming Women: The Emergence of Ms. as a Liberatory Title.
Women and Language, 28, 8-16.
Dr. Atkins-Sayre’s homepage: http://ocean.otr.usm.edu/~w739132/
Dr. Atkins-Sayre's CV: atkins-sayre_cv_updated_9-2012.pdf