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Cathy Glenn  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Ph.D. Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 2005
    Dissertation: Process metaphysics and cultural criticism: Toward a process-oriented critical practice. (Dissertation director: Dr. Lenore Langsdorf) (GPA: 4.0)
  • M.A. Speech & Communication Studies, San Francisco State University, 2000
    Thesis: Rage against the machine: Contested ideologies in San Francisco's political culture. (Thesis chair: Joseph A. Tuman, J.D.) (GPA: 4.0)
  • B.A. Speech & Communication Studies, San Francisco State University, 1998

Teaching Experience:

  • Instructor - College of Marin (2006 - 2009)
  • Adjunct professor & Director of Forensics - Saint Mary's College of California, (2006 - Present)
  • Instructor - San Francisco State University (2005 - 2006)
  • Instructor - Peralta Community College District (2005 - 2006)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (2000 - 2004)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - San Francisco State University (1998 - 2000)
  • Instructor - City College of San Francisco - 2006)

Other Experience:

  • Employee Relations Representative - Union Bank of California, S. F. Corporate Headquarters (1997 - 1998)
  • Store Manager - Global Exchange, San Francisco (1995 - 1997)
  • General Manager/Outside Sales Professional - Aqua Tech, Inc., Sacramento (1987 - 1991)
  • Sales Manager/Outside Sales Professional - B & F Industries, Pacheco (1980 - 1987)

Awards:

  • Excellence in Graduate Student Research Award, Dept. of Speech Comm. - (2004)
  • Excellence in Graduate Student Research Award, Dept. of Speech Comm. - (2003)
  • Top competitive student paper, NCA, Environmental Communication Division - (2003)
  • Excellence in Graduate Student Research nomination, Dept. of Speech Comm. - (2002)
  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching, International Communication Association - (2000)
  • California State University, Chico Debater of the Year - (1992)
  • Phi Rho Pi National Debate Championship (CEDA Team and Lincoln-Douglas) - (1991)
    (1990 & 1991)
  • California State Debate Championship (CEDA Team) - (1990)

Grants:

  • California State University Pre-Doctoral Travel Scholarship - (1999)
  • Chico State University Debate Scholarships - (1993)
    (1992 & 1993)
  • National Speakers Association Scholarship - (1992)

Honor:

  • Passed doctoral preliminary examination set with distinction - (2003)

Presentations:

ACADEMIC CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS & PARTICIPATION

  • Conceiving Person in Human-Animal Relations: Building a Bridge toward a Fully Democratic Critical Practice. Glenn, Cathy (paper)
    National Communication Association annual meeting, SF CA
    (November 15, 2010)
  • Critical Ethnomethodology & Critical/Cultural Studies: A Theoretical Bridge Building Expedition . Glenn, Cathy (paper)
    National Communication Association annual meeting, SF CA
    (November 14, 2010)
  • Toward a personalist ethic of critical/culturalist communication research. Glenn, Cathy (paper)
    National Communication Association Conference, Miami Beach, FL
    Top three paper, Communication Ethics Commissiom
    (2003)
  • A Means For Reaching Out Made Possible Only By Reaching In: Writing As Naming the Self Into Being. Glenn, Cathy (panel or forum chair, moderator, or leader)
    National Communication Association Conference, Miami Beach, FL
    (2003)
  • Personalist Ethics, Consistency, and Human Freedom in Community: Vegetarianism as Moral Leadership. Glenn, Cathy (paper)
    International Conference on Persons, University of Memphis, TN
    (Competitive paper)
    (2003)
  • Queering Communication in Action': Considering the Performative Activism of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. Glenn, Cathy (paper)
    National Communication Association Conference, New Orleans, LA
    Competitive paper, top four student paper, G/L/B/T division)
    (2002)
  • I am Gerald: A Recursive Rehearsal. Glenn, Cathy (paper, panel or forum member)
    National Communication Association Conference, New Orleans, LA
    Paper/panel participant
    (2002)
  • Radical(izing) Roots of Self and Narrative: Performance as Pentimento and Pronuntiatio. Glenn, Cathy (panel or forum chair, moderator, or leader)
    National Communication Association Conference, Atlanta, GA
    Proposed, organized, and chaired panel.
    (2001)
  • Necessary, But Not Sufficient: De/Reconstructing Logic and Rationality in Basic' Critical Thinking Pedagogy.. Glenn, Cathy (paper, panel or forum chair, moderator, or leader)
    National Communication Association Conference, Seattle, WA
    Paper/proposed & organized panel of seven presenters and chair.
    (2000)
  • Rehearsing Differences Across Communities: Augusto Boal, Performance, and Pedagogy in the Communication Classroom. Glenn, Cathy (panel or forum member)
    Western States Communication Association Conference, Sacramento, CA
    Panel/performance participant
    (2000)
  • Organizing the Basic Communication Course - Critical Dialogue, Performance, and Identity: A Review of Literature. Glenn, Cathy (paper)
    National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, IL
    Top four paper, Basic Course division
    (1999)
  • Foucault, Habermas, and the Classroom as Public Sphere: A Narrative Genealogy of Resistances. Glenn, Cathy (talk, speech or lecture, paper, panel or forum chair, moderator, or leader)
    Western States Communication Association, Vancouver, Canada
    Paper/proposed & organized panel of four presenters and chair.
    (1999)

Invited Lectures

  • Queering the (sacred) body politic: Considering the performative cultural politics of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. Glenn, Cathy (talk, speech or lecture)
    San Francisco State University: SPCH 503: Gender and Communication for Dr. Mercilee Jenkins
    (2005)
  • Video Games & Violence: Critical Listening and Cogent Advocacy. Glenn, Cathy (talk, speech or lecture)
    University of California, Berkeley: Public Speaking and Advocacy for Alice Filmer
    (2001)
  • Deduction, Induction, and Cogent Advocacy. Glenn, Cathy (talk, speech or lecture)
    University of California, Berkeley: Public Speaking and Advocacy for Alice Filmer
    (2000)
  • Critical Pedagogy and Rhetoric in Speech 150. Glenn, Cathy (talk, speech or lecture)
    SFSU, SPCH 850: Teaching Speech Communication Graduate Seminar for Dr. Gerianne Merrigan
    (1999)

Publications:

  • Glenn, Cathy B. "Toward A Relational Process Approach to Critical Practice." JAC 31 (2011): 440-452
  • Glenn, Cathy B. "Reconceiving 'person': Toward a fully democratic critical practice." Journal of American Composition (JAC) 30.Special Issue: Human-Animal Relation (2010): 491-514
  • Glenn, Cathy B. (2010). Liberating possibility from necessity: Toward a priority of the possible. Empedocles: European Journal for the Philosophy of Communication, Vol. under review, 0.
  • Glenn, Cathy B. (2010). Toward a process philosophy of communication. Empedocles: European Journal for the Philosophy of Communication, Vol. under review, 0.
  • Glenn, Cathy B.. "Ethics & factory farm industry discourse."Encyclopedia of animal-human relationships. Ed. Bekoff, Marc Greenwood Press., 2007.
  • Glenn, Cathy B.. " Critical consciousness and pedagogy: Reconceptualizing student centered dialogue as educational practice."The Praeger Handbook of Education and Psychology,. Eds. and A Kincheloe Horn,, Joseph and Kincheloe, Raymond Greenwood Press, 2006.
  • Glenn, Cathy B.. "Queering the (sacred) body politic: Considering the performative cultural politics of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence."Sexual Identities and Communication in Everyday Life: A Reader. Eds. and Lovaas, Karen E. and Jenkins, Mercilee Sage Publications, 2006.
  • Glenn, Cathy B. 2006. Experiential time, personhood, and community: On Charles Sherovers priority of the possible [Reprint]. The Pluralist 1 (1).
  • Glenn, Cathy B. "Constructing consumables and consent: A critical analysis of factory farm industry discourse.." Journal of Communication Inquiry 28.1 (2004)
  • Glenn, Cathy B. "Queering the (sacred) body politic: Considering the performative cultural politics of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence." Theory & Event 7.1 (2003)
  • Glenn, Cathy B. "Constructing a progressive' imaginary: An ideological textual analysis of San Francisco political culture." Journal of the Northwest Communication Association 32.1 (2003)
  • Glenn, Cathy B. "Toward a personalist philosophy of critical/culturalist communication research." Rocky Mountain Communication Review, 1.1 (2003)
  • Glenn, Cathy B. (2003). Experiential time, personhood, and community: On Charles Sherovers priority of the possible. The Personalist Forum, Vol. 16, Iss. 2.
  • Glenn, Cathy B. "Critical rhetoric and pedagogy: (Re)Considering student-centered dialogue." Radical Pedagogy 4.1 (2002)
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