David Seitz

David Seitz
Associate Professor, Communications
Faculty, Honors Program
Minor Campus Contact, Civic and Community Engagement
General Studies, 302
Penn State Mont Alto | 1 Campus Drive | Mont Alto, PA 17237

David W. Seitz, Associate Professor, CAS/COMM

Degrees

Ph.D., Communication and Rhetoric, University of Pittsburgh (2011)
M.A., Communication in Contemporary Society, Johns Hopkins University (2005)
B.A., Film and Media Studies, Johns Hopkins University (2002)

Courses Taught

  • Effective Speech
  • Rhetorical Theory
  • Civic and Community Engagement
  • Persuasion and Propaganda
  • The Mass Media and Society

Faculty Scholarly Activities

  1. World War One, Mass Death, and the Birth of the Modern U.S. Soldier: A Rhetorical History (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2018)
  2. "Guns, Crime, and Dangerous Minds: Assessing the Mental Health Turn in Gun Policy Discourse," Cultural Studies/Critical Methodologies 17.2 (2015): 147-151 (co-authored with Michael P. Vicaro)
  3. "Plot E, America's Burial Ground of Shame: A Photo Essay," Public Art Dialogue 2.2. (2012): 158-161

World War I, Mass Death, and the Birth of the Modern U.S. Soldier: A Rhetorical History - June 15, 2018

Toward a Digital Methodology for Ideographic Criticism: A Case Study of ‘Equality’ - July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 20, 2017

Constitutive Rhetoric in the Age of Neoliberalism - November, 2016

Guns, Crime, and Dangerous Minds: Assessing the Mental Health Turn in Gun Policy Discourse, Cultural Studies/Critical Methodologies - August 12, 2015

Living with the Confederate Flag in Our Gettysburg Neighborhood, Medium.com - June 25, 2015

Embodying Unauthorized Immigrants: Counterhegemonic Protest and the Rhetorical Power of the “Material Diatribe” - August 20, 2014

World War I, Trauma, and Remembrance: American Cemeteries and the Therapeutic 'Third Element' - 2013

Plot E, America's Burial Ground of Shame: A Photo Essay, Public Art Dialogue - September, 2012

Ph D, Communication and Rhetoric, University of Pittsburgh

MA, Communication in Contemporary Society, Johns Hopkins University

BA, Film and Media Studies, Johns Hopkins University