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 Ethan J Kruger

Ethan J Kruger

Office: 1282 - Coleman Hall
Fax: 217-581-5718
Email: ejkruger@eiu.edu
Office Hours SP 2015- Monday 1:00-2:00; Wednesday 1:00-2:00 and by appointment.

Frequently Taught Courses

CMN 1310: Introduction to Speech Communication

Education

M.A.in Communication Studies, Eastern Illinois University: Expected, May 2015
Concentration, Critical Cultural Studies
 
                                                                                                           
B.A.in Communication Studies, Eastern Illinois University: May 2013
Concentration, Rhetoric and Public Advocacy

Professional Organizations

Rhetoric Society of America
Illinois Communication and Theatre Association
Basic Course Committee, Eastern Illinois University

Research

Kruger, E. (in progress 2014) “Campus Activism: A Participant Observation Study in the
Rhetoric of EIU PRIDE.

Selected Conference Presentations

Jones, R., Wilson Brown, C., Brown, C., Kruger, E., Ohlsson, C., Obravich, A., Vajjala, E.
(September 2014). “Best Practices for Leveraging Technology and Popular Culture in the Classroom.”Presented at “What If…” Illinois Communication and Theatre Association, Naperville, IL
 
Kruger, E. (May 2014). “Conflict Rhetoric: The Red, White, and Blue Washing of
War.” Presentation at “Border Rhetorics” Rhetoric Society of America, San Antonio, TX
 
Midwest Winter Workshop (January 2014).
Graduate Research Seminar, Champaign, IL
 
Abolt, K., Banks, A., Feder, A., Hennessey, K., Kruger, E., Mitchell, J. (February 2013).
Negotiating Tolerance Through Vernacular Discourse and Outlaw Logic in Understanding the Freedom Writers Library.” Presented at New Voices, New Perspectives Conference, Denton, TX
 
Abolt, K., Feder, A., Kruger, E., (February 2013). “Genre Analysis of Environmentalism in
Popular Films.” Presented at New Voices, New Perspectives Conference, Denton, TX
 
Kruger, E. (February 2013). “The Rhetoric of Whaling: Sea Shepherds as Lovable Pirates.
Presented at New Voices, New Perspectives Conference, Denton, TX
 
Kruger, E. (February 2013). “Neo-Noir: The Subtle Critique of Dominant Ideologies.
Presented at New Voices, New Perspectives Conference, Denton, TX
 
 
Upcoming
 
Kruger, E. (April 2015). “Looking for Group!: Uses and Gratifications of MMORPG
Players.” Upcoming presentation at “Convergence” Central States Communication Association Conference, Madison, WI

Funding & Grants

Williams Travel Grant, Eastern Illinois University: Spring 2014

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