Jennifer Peeples
Professor of Communication Studies

Contact Information:
0720 Old Main Hill
Utah State University
Logan, Utah 84322-0720
(435) 797-7440
Office: Main 213

Educational Background
Ph.D, University of Washington, 2000
M.A., Northern Illinois University, 1996

Courses Regularly Taught
Interpersonal Communication
Communication and Conflict
Communication, Social Justice and the Environment
Communication Criticism
Visual Rhetoric

Current Research Interests
How people use visual images to communicate concern about environmental pollution and public health.

Recent Publications/Presentations
Schneider, Jen, Steve Schwarze. Bsumek, Peter, and Jennifer Peeples, (Forthcoming, May 2016). Under Pressure: Coal Industry Rhetoric and Neoliberalism. New York: Palgrave MacMillan.    

Peeples, Jennifer.  “Discourse/rhetorical analysis approaches to environment, media and communication.” Handbook of Environment and Communication. New York, New York: Routledge, March 26, 2015.

Bsumek, Peter, Jen Schneider, Steve Schwarze, and Jennifer Peeples.  “Corporate Ventriloquism: Corporate advocacy, the coal industry, and the appropriation of voice” Jennifer Peeples and Stephen Depoe (eds.) Voice and Environmental Communication. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, August 2014.  Christine L. Oravec Research Award in Environmental Communication, 2014.

Peeples, Jennifer, Bsumek, Peter, Steve Schwarze and Jen Schneider. “Industrial Apocalyptic: Neoliberalism, Coal, and the Burlesque Frame” Rhetoric and Public Affairs 17.2 (Summer, 2014).

Peeples, Jennifer & Steve Depoe (September 2014)  Eds. Voice and Environmental Communication. New York: Palgrave MacMillan. 

Curriculum Vitae