Women Co-Authors Win Two Awards for Their Book Woman President

woman presCo-authors Kristina Horn Sheeler and Karrin Vasby Anderson have been selected to receive two awards for their book Woman President: Confronting Postfeminist Political Culture (Texas A&M University Press, 2013). The authors will receive the James A. Winans and Herbert A. Wilchelns Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Rhetoric and Public Address from the National Communication Association at the group’s annual convention in Chicago this November. They also were chosen to win the Outstanding Book Award from the Organization for the Study of Communications, Language, and Gender. They will receive this award in October at the group’s convention in San Francisco.

kristina-horn-sheeler_BKristina Horn Sheeler is associate professor and chair of the department of communication studies at Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis. Dr. Shuler holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, and a Ph.D. from Indiana University in Bloomington.

andersonKarrin Vasby Anderson is a professor of communication studies at Colorado State University. She has been on the faculty at Colorado State since 1998 and was promoted to full professor in 2014. Dr. Anderson is a graduate of Metropolitan State College in Denver, Colorado. She holds a master’s degree from Colorado State University and a Ph.D. in communication from Indiana University.

The two women also co-authored Governing Codes: Gender, Metaphor, and Political Identity (Lexington Book, 2005).

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