Elizabeth Gardner

E Gardner

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Phone: (805) 565-6275
Email: egardner@westmont.edu
Office Location: Deane Hall 107B

Office Hours
Thursdays 9:30-12:00, and 1:30-4:00
and by appointment

Specialization
Rhetoric and Public Address

Professor Gardner joined the Communication Studies department in 2016. Before that, she called Washington, D.C. home, and generally, she considers herself indebted to anyone with good new podcast recommendations.

Professor Gardner Teaches:

  • Public Speaking
  • Communication Criticism
  • Argumentation
  • Public Discourse
  • International Rhetoric

Education:

  • Ph.D. iin Communication at the University of Maryland, College Park
  • M.A. in Communication from the University of Maryland, College Park
  • B.A. in Communication and Political Science from Houghton College

Selected Publications & Presentations:

  • Anderson, L., Gardner, E., & Wolvin, A. (2016, November). “Constructing narratives of success in the basic course: Using written self-assessments to understand students’ perceptions of learning.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Communication Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • Gardner, E. (2016, May). "Children campaigning: Night messenger boys on strike." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rhetoric Society of America, Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Gardner, E. (2014, May). "Bridging class differences with a rhetoric of expertise: The night messenger service reforms of the Progressive Era." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rhetoric Society of America, San Antonio, Texas.

  • Gardner, E. (2010). William Jennings Bryan: 'Imperialism'" (1900). Voices of Democracy, 5. Retrieved from http:www.voicesofdemocracy.umd.edu