Sara A. Mehltretter Drury
RHE 370 Presidential Rhetoric
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**indicates Wabash student co-author.
Drury, Sara A. Mehltretter, **Adam Burtner, and **Terry Majors. “Spheres of Argument in Climate Change Deliberations in an Undergraduate Biology Classroom.” Presented at the Central States Communication Association Convention, Madison, April 2015.
Drury, Sara A. Mehltretter. “Converging Disciplines through Deliberation: An Interdisciplinary Communication Instruction Activity between Communication and Biology at an Undergraduate College.” Presented at the Central States Communication Association Convention, Madison, April 2015.
Drury, Sara A. Mehltretter, and Rebecca A. Kuehl. “Deliberation as Civic Education: Incorporating Public Deliberation into Speech Curricula.” Presented at the Pennsylvania State University Speech & Debate as Civic Education conference, March 2015.
Drury, Sara A. Mehltretter, and Jeffrey P. Mehltretter Drury. “Engagement through the Oval Office: Presidential Rhetoric as Civic Education.” Presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Chicago, November 2014.
Drury, Sara A. Mehltretter, **Derek Andre, **Seton Goddard, and **Jeremy Wentzel. "Assessing Deliberation in Public Speaking." Presented at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, Providence, April 2014.
Drury, Sara A. Mehltretter. “Connecting the Histories of Rhetoric and Community: Ancient Chinese Rhetoric in the Undergraduate Classroom.” Presented at the National Communication Association, Washington, D.C., November 2013.
Drury, Sara A. Mehltretter. Invited panel presenter, “Shall It Not Utterly Wither,” a Religious Communication Association panel on the connections and disconnect between the American public and faith traditions. Presented at the National Communication Association, Washington, D.C., November 2013.
Scholarly Publications (see also Google Scholar profile)
Kuehl, Rebecca A., Sara A. Mehltretter Drury, and Jenn Anderson. "Civic Engagement and Public Health Issues: Community Support for Breastfeeding Through Rhetoric and Health Communication Collaborations." Communication Quarterly, Special Issue on Rhetoric and Health 63 (2015): 510-515.
Drury, Sara A. Mehltretter. “Deliberation as Communication Instruction: A Study of a Climate Change Deliberation in an Introductory Biology Course.” The Journal on Excellence in College Teaching 26 (2015): 51-72.
Drury, Sara A. Mehltretter, and Jeffrey P. Mehltretter Drury. "Engagement through the Oval Office: Presidential Rhetoric as Civic Education." In Civic Education in the Twenty-First Century: A Multidimensional Inquiry, edited by Michael T. Rogers and Donald M. Gooch, 161-186. Lexington Books, 2015.
Anderson, Jennifer, Rebecca Kuehl, Sara A. Mehltretter Drury, et al. “Policies Aren’t Enough: The Importance of Communicating about Workplace Breastfeeding Support.” Journal of Human Lactation 31 (2015): 260-266. Link.
Drury, Sara A. Mehltretter. “Responses to Rhetoric’s Invitation: An Analysis of the Bush Presidency, the Immigration Debate, and Rhetoric’s Effects.” In Rhetoric and the Rhetoric of Effects: Past, Present, Future, edited by Amos Kiewe and Davis W. Houck, 139-161. The University of South Carolina Press, 2015.
Drury, Sara A. Mehltretter. “Defining National Security as Peace through Strength: Ronald Reagan’s National Security Rhetoric in the 1980 Campaign.” Argumentation and Advocacy 51 (2014): 87-102.
Drury, Sara A. Mehltretter. "More than a Beard and a Pasty Forehead: Lessons from the Great Debate of 1960." Spectra 48 (2012): 12-15
Drury, Sara A. Mehltretter, **Tyler Andrews, **Max Nguyen, and **Greg Sklar. “Reporting Out: The Next Montgomery County Quality of Place Community Conversations.” April 2015. https://goo.gl/oHlI03
Drury, Sara A. Mehltretter, Rebecca A. Kuehl, and Jenn Anderson. “Report on the Community Conversation on Breastfeeding in Brookings Businesses.” Brookings, South Dakota. January 2015. https://goo.gl/9u10MG
Drury, Sara A. Mehltretter, **Adam Burtner, and **Macallister Norton. “Report on the Sustaining Ourselves Deliberation at the First Presbyterian Church, Urbana, Illinois.” December 2014.
"Encouraging Science Communication in the Wabash College Chemistry Department." National Science Foundation: Division of Undergraduate Education. Award #1503919. October 1, 2015-September 30, 2017. Co-Project Investigators: Laura M. Wysocki and Sara A. Mehltretter Drury.
“The Next Montgomery County: A Deliberative Community Conversation about Future Quality of Place in Montgomery County, Indiana.” Indiana Humanities. September 2014-June 2015. Sole Project Investigator.
Bush Foundation Community Innovation Grant for Baby-Friendly Brookings. South Dakota State University. 2013-2015. Co-Project Investigators: Jennifer Anderson and Rebecca Kuehl, South Dakota State University. Deliberation process consultant and moderator: Sara A. Mehltretter Drury.
“Civic Engagement and Deliberation: Exploring a Center for Democracy and Public Discourse.” Great Lakes College Association New Directions Initiative Grant. 2013-2014. Co-Project Investigator, with Todd McDorman, Jennifer Abbott, Sara A. Mehltretter Drury, Jeffrey P. Mehltretter Drury, and Jill Lamberton.
MAJORS & MINORS
- ASIAN STUDIES (MINOR)
- BUSINESS (MINOR)
- COMPUTER SCIENCE (MINOR)
- EDUCATION STUDIES (MINOR)
- ENGINEERING (DUAL-DEGREE)
- FINANCIAL ECONOMICS
- GENDER STUDIES (MINOR)
- HISPANIC STUDIES
- INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (MINOR)
- MODERN LANGUAGES
- MULTICULTURAL AMER. STUDIES (MINOR)
- PRE-MEDICINE (PRE-PROFESSIONAL)
- POLITICAL SCIENCE