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Thomas Salek

Ph.D. Student

Office: Johnston Hall 323
e-mail: tasalek@uwm.edu
Curriculum Vitae: PDF (118kb)

Degrees:

M.A., Cinema Studies, New York University, 2010
B.A., Journalism and Communication, Dominican University, 2008

Focus of Graduate Studies:

My area of focus revolves around rhetoric and political communication with a particular interest in the political discourse alongside popular culture.

Additional Concentrations: Rhetorical Leadership

Focus of Graduate Studies and Research Interests:

My area of focus revolves around rhetoric and political communication with a particular interest in the political discourse alongside popular culture.

Teaching Interests and Experience:

My coursework is preparing me to teach all levels of courses related to rhetoric and critical analysis. I am currently teaching Business and Professional Communication and anticipate teaching Public Speaking next year. I have also guest lectured at Dominican University and the School at the Art Institute-Chicago.

Relevant Activities

Vice President of Rhetorical Society of America Student Chapter of UWM, January 2013-Present
Social Media Coordinator, Communication Graduate Student Council of UWM, January 2013-Present

Recent Research:

Salek, T. (2012). Review of China on Video. Screening the Past, 34, http://www.screeningthepast.com/2012/07/china-on-video-smaller-screen-realities/.

Salek, T. (2012). Review of Marketing Modernity: Victorian Popular Shows and Early Cinema. Screening the Past, 32, http://www.screeningthepast.com/2011/10/marketing-modernity-victorian-popular-shows-and-early-cinema/

Salek, T. (2011). Review of Crash: Cinema and the Politics of Speed and Stasis. Screening the Past, 31, http://www.screeningthepast.com/2011/08/crash-cinema-and-the-politics-of-speed-and-stasis-karen-beckman/