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State of the Union Address

ALISON HOWARDAlison Howard

Assistant Professor, Chair, Dept. of Political Science and International Studies
School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Expert in State of the Union Address, presidential debates/elections
415-385-3298
alison.howard@dominican.edu
, alihoward@comcast.net

 

EXPERTISE

  • State of the Union Address
  • Presidency
  • Presidential debates/elections
  • Political communication/advertising
  • Congress

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • Alison D. Howard and Donna R. Hoffman,  "A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Building American National Identity Through Art" (Perspectives on Political Science, June 2013)
  • Co-author of Addressing the State of the Union: The Evolution and Impact of the President's Big SpeechCo (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2006).
  •  Co-author of Talking to Millennials: Policy Rhetoric and Rhetorical Narratives in the 2008 Presidential Campaign. In Communication in the 2008 U.S. Election: Digital Natives Elect a President. Mitchell McKinney and Mary Banwart, eds.  New York: Peter Lang Publishing Group.
  • State of the Union Address. Encyclopedia of Political Communication. Lynda L. Kaid, ed. Thousand Oaks: California: Sage Publications 2008.
  • Co-author of . "Representations of 9-11 in Editorial Cartoons." PS: Political Science and Politics, April 2007.
  • Alison D. Howard and Donna R. Hoffman.  2007. "Policy making rhetoric and Youth Issues in the 2004 Presidential Campaign." American Behavioral Scientist, May 2007.


ARTICLES

  • Donna R. Hoffman and Alison D. Howard, 2011. "Presidents and the Rhetoric of Recessions." Presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Seattle, WA, Sept 1-Sept 4, 2011.
  • Donna R. Hoffman and Alison D. Howard, 2010. “The Presidential Rhetoric of Hard Times.” Presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, DC, Sept 2-Sept 5, 2010.
  • Donna R. Hoffman and Alison D. Howard, 2009. "Auditioning for the Rhetorical Presidency: Presidential Nomination Acceptance Speeches as Presidential Documents." Presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Sept 3-Sept 6, 2009.
  • Donna R. Hoffman and Alison D. Howard, 2009. "Vote for Me: Appeals to Voters in Presidential Nomination Acceptance Speeches." Presented at the annual meeting of the Western Political Science Association, Vancouver, BC, Canada, March 19-21, 2009.

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