Rebecca Carroll  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Ph.D. Rhetoric and Communication, University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1991
    Dissertation Title: A Rhetorical Biography of Harry J. Anslinger, Commissioner of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, 1930-1962
  • M.A. English, Pennsylvania State University, 1986
  • B.S. English, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 1983

Teaching Experience:

  • Professor - St. Mary's College of California, Moraga, California (1995 - Present)
  • Assistant Professor - St. Mary's College of California, Moraga, California (1992 - 1995)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor - Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania (1991 - 1992)
  • Instructor - Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania (1989 - 1991)
  • Instructor - Pennsylvania State University (DuBois Campus) (1986 - 1987)
  • Instructor - Clarion University of Pennsylvania (1985 - 1986)

Awards:

Presentations:

Presentations

  • "Now Hear This: Update on Voice Commentary and Assessing Student Learning". Carroll, Rebecca and Eckhouse, Barry
    Educause
    (April 2007)
  • "Now Hear This: Assessing Voice-Enabled Commentary on Students' Written Work". Carroll, Rebecca and Eckhouse, Barry
    Association of Business Communication
    (October 2006)
  • "Where Have All the Judges Gone? The Effects of Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Statutes on 'Fair and Uniform Sentencing Practices'". Carroll, Rebecca and Alexander, Charles
    Society for the Study of Social Problems
    (August 2006)
  • "Smoke and Mirrors: How Public Discussion of Marijuana in the 1930s Set the Course for Current Drug Control Policy". Carroll, Rebecca
    Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities
    (January 2006)
  • The Rhetoric of Social Problems. Carroll, Rebecca
    Panel; Initiation, Chair, and Respondant, Annual Conference, Society for the Study of Social Problems, Chicago, Il.
    (August 1999)
  • The Political Weed: A Play of Marijuana in Three Acts. Carroll, Rebecca
    Annual Conference, Society for the Study of Social Problems, San Francisco, Ca.
    (August 1998)
  • Invitation to Attack: The Federal Bureau of Narcotics and the 1955 ABA-AMA Joint Committee. Carroll, Rebecca
    Historical Perspectives on the Use and Abuse of Illicit Drugs in the United States, Yale University
    (October 1996)
  • Marijuana, the Weed With Roots in Rhetoric: An Examination of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics and the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937. Carroll, Rebecca
    Annual Conference, Speech Communication Association, San Antonio, Texas
    (November 1995)
  • Public, Medical, and Federal Rhetoric in the Construction of Marijuana as an Illicit Narcotic. Carroll, Rebecca
    Annual Conference, Society for the Study of Social Problems, Washington, D.C.
    (August 1995)
  • Opportunities Missed: The Federal Bureau of Narcotics, Marijuana, and the Jazz Age. Carroll, Rebecca
    Annual Conference, Speech Communication Association, New Orleans, Louisiana
    (November 1994)
  • Forming Early Drug Policy in the United States: Commission Harry J. Anslinger vs. the Marijuana Problem in the City of New York. Carroll, Rebecca
    Speech Communication Association, Chicago, Illinois
    (November 1992)
  • Ethics and Public Policy: A Cross Cultural Perspective. Carroll, Rebecca
    Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Bethesda, Maryland
    (October 1991)
  • The Overzealous Rhetorician--Harry J. Anslinger and the Marijuana Tax Act. Carroll, Rebecca
    Annual Convention, American Association for the History of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    (May 1990)
  • Contrary Reader Responses to Robert Frost's Dialogue of Contraries. Carroll, Rebecca
    Speech Communication Association, New Orleans, Louisana
    (November 1988)

Publications:

  • Carroll, Rebecca & Eckhouse , Barry E. . (2013). Voice Assessment of Student Work: Recent Studies and Emerging Technologies. Business Communication Quarterly, Vol. 76, 458-473.
  • Carroll, Rebecca and Eckhouse, Barry E. 2012. Teaching Falacies
  • Carroll, Rebecca. 2007. In Pot We Trust, Historical Consultant for Showtime Documentary, Starr Price Productions
  • Carroll, Rebecca. "The NCA Triggers the Great Non-Debate: Treatment Loses to Punishment." Federal Drug Control: Origins and Evolution 1875 to 2001. Haworth Press, 2004
  • Carroll, Rebecca. "Under the Influence: Harry Anslinger's Role in Shaping Drug Policy." Federal Drug Control: Origins and Evolution 1875 to 2001. Haworth Press, 2004
  • Carroll, Rebecca. "Drug Treatment Policies."The Encyclopedia of Criminology and Deviant Behavior. Taylor & Francis Publishers, 2000.
  • Carroll, Rebecca. "A Reader-Response Reading of Robert Frost's 'Home Burial'." Text and Performance Quarterly (1990): 143-156
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1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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