M.A. Student, 2nd year
Office: Johnston Hall, 329
LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/phil-rippke/35/309/b3a
Curriculum Vitae: PDF (17kb)
M.A., UW-Milwaukee, Communication; expected May 2012
B.A., University of Northern Iowa, Communication Studies; 2005
Masters student in rhetoric with an emphasis on politics and popular culture. More specifically, I am interested in techniques which frame political discussions and arguments, as well as how popular culture contributes to our understandings of social, cultural, and political issues and arguments.
Additional Concentrations: Rhetorical Leadership Certificate
Teaching Interests and Experience:
My coursework is preparing me to teach all levels of introductory courses related to communication, including interpersonal, business and professional, and public speaking. This year I will be teaching COMM 103, Public Speaking.
Professional Service and Activities:
Bakhtin and the Buffalo Beast: The carnival and ethical aspects of the Scott Walker prank call, upcoming presentation at the National Communication Association Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 17-20, 2011.
Volunteer judge at Public Speaking Showcase, UWM (2010-2011).
Competed in Individual Events (IE) as an undergraduate student.