University Place, Syracuse University
Dana L. Cloud

Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies
Professor
Graduate Program Director

Dana L. Cloud's research interests include critical rhetorical and cultural studies, including Marxist theory, feminist theory, public sphere theory, and postmodernism; rhetoric of social movements; representations of sex, gender, and race in popular media; activist scholarship; and scholarship about activism.

View and download a full list of Cloud's published work on academia.edu.

Dana L. Cloud's Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

  • Cloud, Dana L. “Shock Therapy: Oprah Winfrey, Celebrity Philanthropy, and Disaster ‘Relief’ in Haiti. Critical Studies in Media Communication (2014): 1-15. *Lead article *Recipient of NCA Communication and Critical Cultural Studies Division Best Article of the Year Award, November 2014.

  • Cloud, Dana L. “Private Manning and the Chamber of Secrets,” QED: Journal of Queer World Making 1 (2014): 80-104.

  • Cloud, Dana L. “Rhetorical Criticism for Underdogs.” In Purpose, Practice, and Pedagogy in Rhetorical Criticism, Ed. Jim A Kuypers. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2014): 23-37.

  • Davis-Gatchett, Amanda J. and Dana L. Cloud, “David, Goliath, and the Black Panthers: The Paradox of the Oppressed Militant in the Rhetoric of Self-Defense,” Journal of Communication Inquiry 37 (2013): 5-25.

  • Cloud, Dana L. We Are the Union: Democratic Unionism and Dissent at Boeing. Champaign-Urbana: The University of Illinois Press (2011). 256 pages.

  • Cloud, Dana L. and Kathleen Eaton Feyh, “’Revolution in Revolt Now Thunders: Revolutionary Affect in The Internationale,” Rhetoric Society Quarterly (in press).

Awards and Honors

2014Recipient, NCA Communication and Critical Cultural Studies Division Distinguished Scholar Award
2014Recipient, NCA Communication and Critical Cultural Studies Division Best Article of the Year Award, November 2014. For “Shock Therapy: Oprah Winfrey, Celebrity Philanthropy, and Disaster ‘Relief’ in Haiti.” Critical Studies in Media Communication (2014): 1-15
2014Recipient, National Communication Association Francine Merrit Award for the mentoring of women
2014Recipient, Distinguished Rhetorical Scholar, National Communication Association Rhetoric and Communication Theory Division
2014Recipient, National Communication Association Feminist and Women’s Studies Division Francine Merritt Award

Lectures, Panels and Workshops

2015

“Pushing the Boundaries of Liberalism: Revolutionary in the Rhetoric of GetEQUAL.” Syracuse University.

2014

Sponsored Discussant, American Press Institute Fact-Checking Summit, Washington, D.C.

2014

“Capitalism, Socialism, and Mental Health,” Socialism Conference, Chicago.

2013

“Delusions of Gender: How Gender and Sex are Constructed,” Socialism Conference, Chicago.

2013

“Affect, the Public Sphere, and Social Movements,” Wayne State University Doctoral Honors Seminar.