Karl Wallace Memorial Award for Rhetorical Scholarship. National Communication Association
Kenneth Burke Society Scholar of the Year. Southern Communication Association
Distinguished Research Fellow Award, Eastern Communication Association
Distinguished Teaching Fellow Award. Eastern Communication Association
Donald and Carolyn Drummond Ecroyd Teaching Excellence Award. Eastern Communication Association
Past Presidents’ Award (Scholarship and Service). Eastern Communication Association
University Excellence in Teaching. University of New Hampshire
Keynote. William A. Kern Communication Conference. Rochester Institute of Technology
Keynote. Annual Fall Football Day for State Legislatures, President’s Council and Alumni. University of New Hampshire
Wil A. Linkugel Distinguished Lecture, University of Kansas.
"'From the Eye to the Soul': Industrial Labor's Mary Harris 'Mother' Jones and the Rhetorics of Display", National Communication Association's 12th Biennial Public Address Conference, University of Pittsburgh, October 1, 2010.
Hope Institute. Undergraduate Communication Honors Conference. DePauw University. National Communication Association
U.S. Commission on Presidential Debates. Washington DC.
Editorial board member of among the following professional journals: Quarterly Journal of Speech, Rhetoric & Public Affairs, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Communication Quarterly, Western Communication Journal, Southern Communication Journal, Women’s Studies in Communication, KB Journal, Rhetoric Review, Argumentation & Advocacy
Chair, Public Address Division. National Communication Association
Chair of following Interest Groups: Rhetoric and Public Address, Political Communication, and Kenneth Burke.. Eastern Communication Association.
Chair and/or member. Marie Hochmuth Nichols Book Award and Kohrs-Campbell Book Prize. National Communication Association
Chair. General Education Committee. University of Maryland
University Senate Executive Committee. University of Maryland
Legislative Council. National Communication Association (multiple terms)
Executive Committee. Eastern Communication Association
Graduate Director. University of Maryland
Consultant: U.S. Commission on Presidential Debates, Government of Norway
Analyst: Boston Globe, BBC, Christian Science Monitor, Public Radio
Rhetoric of Social Movements
First- and Second-Wave Feminism
Women in the Industrial Labor Movement