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Kristine Warrenburg Rome

Kristine Warrenburg Rome

Associate Professor

Department

Research, Professional and Creative Activity

Publication:

  • Warrenburg, K. (2007). Aesthetic argument: Moving beyond logic. In F.H. van Eemeren (Ed.),Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Argumentation. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: International Society for the Study of Argumentation.
  • Hicks, D., Margesson, R., & Warrenburg, K. (2005). Political reasonableness in contemporary argumentation theory: A content analysis of the New York Times, 1860-2004, Contemporary Argumentation and Debate, v. 26, p. 1-12.

Selected Convention Papers/Presentations:

  • Warrenburg Rome, K. (2019, May). Unpredictable Phamiliarity: Atopic Performance Art & the Fourth Persona. Paper presented at the first peer-reviewed academic conference of Phish Studies: An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Band, its Music, and its Fans, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.
  • Warrenburg Rome, K. (2018, November). The Resounding Echoes Grow: Commemorating the Ethical Trace of RFK and MLK at King Park. Paper presented at the National Communication Association conference, Communication Ethics Division, Salt Lake City, UT. (Refereed).

  • Warrenburg Rome, K. (2018, November). Decolonizing Native American Rhetoric: Communicating Self-DeterminationPresenter, part of a roundtable discussion, at the National Communication Association conference, Public Address Division/American Studies Division, Salt Lake City, UT.

  • Warrenburg Rome, K. (2018, April). Musings on Ronald C. Arnett’s Levinas's Rhetorical Demand: The Unending Obligation of Communication Ethics. Paper presented as part of a roundtable discussion at the Southern States Communication Association conference, Philosophy and Ethics of Communication Interest Group, Nashville, TN.

  • Warrenburg Rome, K. (2015, April). Free at Last: New Media Memory in the Nation’s Oldest City. Paper presented at the Southern States Communication Association conference, Freedom of Speech Division, Tampa, FL.

  • Warrenburg Rome, K. (2014, April). Ethics & Dialogue in Community-Integrative Education. Paper presented at the Southern States Communication Association conference, Philosophy and Ethics of Communication Interest Group, New Orleans, LA.

  • Warrenburg Rome, K. (2013, April). Communication Ethics & the Collection of Oral Histories: Putting Community First. Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association conference, Theory & Methodology Interest Group, Pittsburg, PA.

  • Warrenburg, K. (2011, November). Visual Voices at the Monson Motor Lodge Protest: Visceral Reasoning Ignited by a ‘Dive-in’. Paper presented at the National Communication Association conference, Top NCA Theme Papers in Visual Communication, Convention Theme Group/Visual Communication Division, New Orleans, LA. (Refereed).

  • Warrenburg, K. (2010, November). Death, Canonization, and Memory: The Rhetorical Implications of Shifting Grief. Paper presented, as part of a panel discussion, at the National Communication Association conference, American Studies Division, San Francisco, CA.

  • Warrenburg, K. (2009, June).  The Invisible Argument:  Recognizing Race in Visceral Reasoning.  Paper presented at the Argumentation Cultures conference, sponsored by the Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

  • Warrenburg, K. (2007, November). Phenomenology as Method:  Accounting for Context in Argumentation.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association conference, Argumentation and Forensics Division, Chicago, IL. (Refereed).

  • Warrenburg, K. (2007, November). Democratic Phenomenology:  Taking up the Politics of Authenticity, Style, and Feelings. Paper presented, as part of a roundtable discussion, at the National Communication Association conference, Critical Cultural Studies, Chicago, IL.

  • Warrenburg, K. (2006, June). Aesthetic Argument: Moving Beyond Logic. Paper presented at the sixth International Conference on Argumentation, Emotion in Argumentation, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • Hicks, D., Margesson, R., & Warrenburg, K. (2005, May). Political Reasonableness: A Content Analysis of the New York Times 1860-2004. Paper presented at The Uses of Argument conference, sponsored by the Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

  • Hicks, D., Margesson, R., & Warrenburg, K. (2005, August). The Community of the Reasonable and the Responsible: A Content Analysis of the New York Times Editorial Page, 1860-2004. Paper presented at the NCA/AFA conference on Argumentation, Alta, UT.

  • Warrenburg, K. (2004, November). Dialogic Rhetoric: A Night in Indianapolis in 1968.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association conference, Top Four Student Papers, Communication Ethics Division, Chicago, IL. (Refereed).

  • Warrenburg, K. (2003, September). April 4, 1968: The Power of Rhetoric in Keeping Peace in Indianapolis. Paper presented at the Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History conference, Boulder, CO. (Refereed).

  • Warrenburg, K. (2003, February). Robert Kennedy and the Death of Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Moral Predicament Addressed. Paper presented at the Indiana Association of Historians conference, Richmond, IN.

Area of Research:

  • Rhetorical theory and criticism
  • Rhetoric and public address
  • Rhetoric of social movements
  • Rhetoric of race
  • Material rhetoric
  • Public Memory
  • Argumentation theory and aesthetics
  • Communication ethics
  • Dialogue
  • Public deliberation

Professional Profile

Kristine Warrenburg Rome, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Communication who joined the Flagler College community in 2009-2010. Her research is driven by the problematic concerning the politics of difference. Such politics – of race, class, and/or gender – resonate in the situational context of communication interaction and create opportunities to re-produce hierarchy and/or transformation. Her research has appeared in Contemporary Argumentation & Debate, as well as in multiple international argumentation conference proceedings and more recently as book chapters concerned with critical cultural ethical communication. Her work on Robert F. Kennedy’s April 4, 1968 announcement of Martin Luther King, Jr’s assassination, which has been presented at over a dozen national and international scholarly conferences, is still ongoing.

Teaching and Related Service

Courses taught at Flagler College:

  • COM 491: Independent Study: Speech Communication
  • HON 400: Senior Honors Forum
  • COM 362: Media Ethics (multiple sections, including online)
  • COM 340: Communication & Pop Culture (multiple sections, including online)
  • COM 340: Walt Disney: Conglomerate & Cultural Criticism (multiple sections online)
  • COM 336: Stereotypes and Mass Media (multiple sections online)
  • COM 208: Introduction to Media (multiple sections, including online)
  • COR 101 WI: Keystone Seminar I: Culture, Place & Memory (multiple sections)
  • COM 101: Speech Communication (multiple sections)
  • COM 101: Speech Communication: Community Action (multiple sections)

Courses taught at previous institutions including:
Wittenberg University, Sinclair Community College, Hollins University, University of Denver, and Red Rocks Community College

  • Rhetorical Criticism
  • Race and Rhetoric
  • Reasoning and Communication (multiple sections)
  • Interpersonal Communication (multiple sections)
  • Social Movement Rhetoric
  • Argumentation and Debate
  • Fundamentals of Argumentation
  • Public Speaking (multiple sections)
  • Introduction to Communication Theory (multiple sections)
  • Speaking Out: Ideas that Matter
  • Speaking Out: Special Occasions (multiple sections)
  • Speaking Out: World Affairs (multiple sections)

More Information

Kristine has worked with a number of campus initiatives including undergraduate research, community-integrative education, and sustainability.  She is Speech Coordinator for the Communication Department and has participated in the Florida Humanities High School Summer Seminars and Civil Rights Workshop. She received a Dean’s Award for Leadership and Service, Flagler College, 2012-2013.

Education:

Ph.D., University of Denver (Denver, CO) – August 2009
Department: Human Communication Studies
Program Concentration: Rhetoric and Communication Ethics
Cognate Focus: Culture and Communication
Dissertation: April 4, 1968: Death, difference, and dialogue: Robert F. Kennedy announces the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.  
Advisor: Darrin Hicks, Ph.D.

M.A., Butler University (Indianapolis, IN) – August 2003
Major: History
Program Concentration: U.S. History
Thesis: RFK on MLK: A rhetorical analysis of Robert Kennedy’s Indianapolis speech following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Advisor: Michelle Mannering, Ph.D.

B.A.DePauw University (Greencastle, IN) – May 1999
Major: Communication Arts and Sciences
Minor: History
Senior Thesis: Woodstock 1969: A qualitative analysis utilizing Bormann’s fantasy theme approach
Advisor: Melanie (Barnes) Finney, Ph.D.

Office Hours:

  • Monday: 11:00AM - 12:00PM, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Wednesday: 11:00AM - 12:00PM, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
  • Thursday: by appt
  • Friday: 11:00AM - 12:00PM