An Interview with Dr. J. Fred Reynolds—Preview to his Essay “A Short History of Mental Health Rhetoric Research (MHRR)”

Fred Reynolds and Cathryn Molloy

Date posted: September 2018

An Interview with Dr. J. Fred Reynolds—Preview to his Essay “A Short History of Mental Health Rhetoric Research (MHRR)”

Topic: mental health, rhetoric

 

Assistant Editors’ Interview with Dr. Lisa DeTora of Hofstra University

Erin Trauth and Lisa M. DeTora

Date posted: March 2018

In issue 1.1 of RHM, Dr. Lisa DeTora, Assistant Professor and Director of STEM Writing at Hofstra University, contributes a research article titled: “The Dangers of Magical Thinking: Situating Right To Try Laws, Patient’s Rights, and the Language of Advocacy” To download a transcription of this interview, (will open in a new window).

See more on Dr. DeTora’s work here

 

Assistant Editors’ Interview with Dr. Heidi Lawrence of George Mason University

Heidi Lawrence and Cathryn Molloy

Date posted: February 2018

In issue 1.1 of RHM, Dr. Heidi Lawrence, Assistant Professor in George Mason University’s Department of English, contributes a “persuasion brief” titled: “When Patients Question Vaccines: Considering Vaccine Communication through a Material Rhetorical Approach.” To download a transcription of this interview, (will open in a new window).

See more on Dr. Lawrence’s work at: https://english.gmu.edu/people/hlawren2

Topic: vaccines, first issue of RHM, material rhetoric, Latour, public health, exigence, rhetorical situation

 

Assistant Editors’ Interview with Dr. Colleen Derkatch

Ellie Browning

Date posted: October 2018

RHM Assistant Editor Dr. Ellie Browning interviews Dr. Colleen Derkatch on her article, “The Self-Generating Language of Wellness and Natural Health”

Topic: autopoiesis, dietary supplements, optimization, risk, self-surveillance