Dr. Justin T. Trudeau
University of North Texas
Communication Studies
(940) 565-3526
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Education

PhD, Louisiana State University, 2006.
Major: Communication Studies
MA, Oregon State University, 1998.
Major: Speech Communication
BS, Oregon State University, 1995.
Major: Speech Communication

Professional Positions

Uncategorized
Associate Professor, Univeristy of North Texas, Denton, TX. (2012 – Present).
Assistant Professor, University of North Texas, Denton, TX. (2006 – Present).
Instructor, University of North Texas. (20052006).
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. (19992005).
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. (19961998).

Professional Memberships

Member, National Communication Association. (Present).

Member, Southern States Communication Association. (Present).

Development Activities Attended

Faculty Development Leave,"Spring 2017," UNT, United States of America. (20172017).

Awards and Honors

$5000 Junior Faculty Summer Research Fellowship, University of North Texas, Denton, TX. (20072007).

Fellowship--"Transnational Flows of Performance: Identity in the Age of Globalization." Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, The Center for Global Culture and Communication, Summer Institute. (20042004).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
COMM 2060, Performance of Literature, 18 courses.
COMM 3760, Performance Methods, 1 course.
COMM 3865, Adaptation and Staging, 13 courses.
COMM 4060, Performance Theory, 16 courses.
COMM 4360, Performance Composition, 16 courses.
COMM 4460, Performance Art, 6 courses.
COMM 4869, Topics in Performance Studies, 2 courses.
COMM 4900, Special Problems, 8 courses.
COMM 5160, Performative Writing, 2 courses.
COMM 5260, Seminar in Adaptation and Staging, 2 courses.
COMM 5265, Performance Methods, 6 courses.
COMM 5365, Performance Theory, 6 courses.
COMM 5480, Practicum, 1 course.
COMM 5481, Graduate Internship, 1 course.
COMM 5860, Seminar in Performance Studies, 4 courses.
COMM 5900, Special Problems, 4 courses.
COMM 5910, Special Problems, 2 courses.
COMM 5930, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, 5 courses.
COMM 5950, Master's Thesis, 9 courses.

Directed Student Learning

Master's Comprehensive Exam Member or Grader, Communication Studies. (2019).

Master's Comprehensive Exam Member or Grader, Communication Studies. (20162018).

Master's Comprehensive Exam Member or Grader, Communication Studies. (20162018).

Master's Comprehensive Exam Member or Grader, Communication Studies. (20152017).

Major Professor, Communication Studies. (20142016).

Major Professor, Communication Studies. (20132015).

Major Professor, Communication Studies. (20132015).

Master's Comprehensive Exam Member or Grader, Communication Studies. (20132015).

Major Professor, Communication Studies. (20122014).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Communication Studies. (20122014).

Major Professor, Communication Studies. (20122013).

Other. (20122012).

Other. (20122012).

Other, Communication Studies. (20092012).

Other. (20112011).

Other. (20112011).

Other. (20092011).

Other. (20092011).

Other. (20072011).

Other. (20102010).

Other. (20102010).

Other. (20102010).

Other. (20082010).

Master's Thesis Committee Chair, Communication Studies. (20072010).

Other,"Directed Research Projects,". (20092009).

Other,"Directed Research Projects,". (20082008).

Other. (20082008).

Other. (20082008).

Other. (20082008).

Other,"Directed Research Projects,". (20072007).

Other,"Directed Research Projects,". (20072007).

Other,"Directed Research Projects,". (20072007).

Other. (20072007).

Other. (20072007).

Other,"Directed Research Projects,". (20072007).

Other,"Directed Research Projects,". (20072007).

Other,"Directed Research Projects,". (20072007).

Other,"Directed Research Projects,". (20072007).

Other,"Directed Research Projects,". (20072007).

Other,"Directed Research Projects,". (20072007).

Awards and Honors

SGA Honor Professor Award, SGA. (2014 – Present).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Journal Article
Suchy, P., Allison, J. M., Vaughn, H., Trudeau, J. T. (2018). "Debbie Does Dallas." A Performance Featured in "A few good swedes: Examples of sweding for your consideration.". Text and Perfomance Quarterly. 38(1-2), 115-117.
Vaughn, H., Trudeau, J. T. (2018). “Big Tex is Burning: Performing Iconicity by Means of Collaborative Directing.. Text and Perfomance Quarterly. 38(3), 170-184. Taylor Francis.
Trudeau, J. T., Vaughn, H., (2018). "Big Tex is Burning: Performing Iconicity by Means of Collaborative Directing.". Text and Perfomance Quarterly.
Trudeau, J. T., Morrissey, M. E. (2017). “Bring in an Honest Verdict:" Prosecuting Southern Whiteness in American Slavery As It Is. Southern Communication Journal.
Trudeau, J. T. (2011). Specters in the Rear-View: Haunting Whiteness in Jack Kerouac's On the Road.. Text and Perfomance Quarterly. 31(2), 149-68.
Trudeau, J. T. (2009). 'I … Am No Clown Drunkard Merely': Rehabbing Celebrity in Jack Kerouac's Doctor Sax.. Theatre Annual. 62, 21-45.
Trudeau, J. T. (2008). The Low Down Here. Text and Perfomance Quarterly. 28(3), 369-75.
Trudeau, J. T. (2007). Stooging the Body, Stooging the Text: Jack Kerouac's Visions of Cody. Text and Perfomance Quarterly. 27(4), 334-50.

Presentations Given

Film

Allison, J. M. (Other), Vaughn, H. A. (Other), Trudeau, J. T. (Other), Baldwin, A. (Other), Beck, J. (Other), Snider, J. (Other), National Communication Association Annual Conference, "The Hunger Games 2: Sweding Fire and Mocking Jay", Performance Studies Division, Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America. (2018).

Allison, J. M. (Other), Vaughn, H. A. (Other), Trudeau, J. T. (Other), Marsden, A. C. (Other), National Communication Association Annual Conference, "Debbie Does Dallas", Performance Studies Division, Dallas, TX, United States of America. (2017).

Lecture

Trudeau, J. T. (Chair), Southern States Communication Association, Assembling the Performance Ensemble: Artistic Retrospectives on Performance Troupe Making, Nashville, TN, United States of America. (20182018).

Panel Presentation

Trudeau, J. T. (Chair), National Communication Assoication, Competitively Selected Contributed Performance in Performance Studies, Las Vegas, NV, Afghanistan. (20152015).

Trudeau, J. T. (Author), National Communication Assoication, 100 Years of Devising Performance, Chicago, IL, United States of America. (20142014).

Trudeau, J. T. (Author), National Communication Assoication, Continuing the Conversation: Performance Festivals as an Invaluable Connection to the Tradition of Performance Studies.", Chicago, IL, United States of America. (20142014).

Paper

Trudeau, J. T. (Author), National Communication Assoiciation, Adaptation as Augmentation: Performing Writing as a Means of Survival, Baltimore, MD, United States of America. (2019).

Trudeau, J. T. (Author & Presenter), National Communication Assoication, "Hi, My Name is ____: Performing Collaborative Singularity by Means of Recovery.", Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America. (20182018).

Trudeau, J. (Author & Presenter), Morrissey, M. (Author & Presenter), Southern States Communication Association, "Bring in an Honest Verdict: Enacting the Horrors and Violence of Whiteness in American Slavery As It Is.", Austin, TX, United States of America. (20162016).

Trudeau, J. (Author & Presenter), Vaughn, H. (Author & Presenter), Southern States Communication Association, From the Page to the Stage: Big Tex is Burning, Tampa Bay, FL, United States of America. (20152015).

Trudeau, J. T. (Author & Presenter), Southern States Communication Association, Do you like it soft? Or do you like it hard? Performing Writing in My Classroom., New Orleans, LA, United States of America. (20142014).

Reading of Creative Work/Performance

Trudeau, J. (Author), Allison, J. (Author & Presenter), Vaughn, H. (Author & Presenter), National Communication Association, The Hunger Games 2: Sweding Fire and Mocking Jay, Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America. (20182018).

Trudeau, J. T. (Author), Southern States Communication Association, "Cash Me Outside: Johnny Cash as Muse for Performance Studies' Rebels, Outlaws, and Activists.", Nashville, TN, United States of America. (20182018).

Allison, J. (Author & Presenter), Trudeau, J. (Author & Presenter), Vaughn, H. (Author & Presenter), National Communication Assoication, Debbie Does Dallas, Dallas, TX, United States of America. (20172017).

Trudeau, J. T. (Author & Presenter), National Communication Assoication, Stop Making Sense: Everything We Might Not Have Learned about Performance Studies From The Talking Heads., Philadelphia, PN, United States of America. (20162016).

Trudeau, J. T. (Author & Presenter), Southern States Communication Association, "I'm So Dandy", Austin, TX, United States of America. (20162016).

Trudeau, J. T. (Author & Presenter), National Communication Assoication, Experimental Tourism: Mapping and Performing Las Vegas.", Las Vegas, NV, United States of America. (20152015).

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

Theatre - Write play. Trudeau, J. T., "Wild Ducks Flying Backward," University of Houston--Clear Lake, United States of America. (2019).

Other. Trudeau, J. T., "The Recovering," Denton, TX, United States of America. (May 2018November 2018).

Other. Trudeau, J. T., "Menagerie," Communication Studies Department, , Denton, TX, United States of America. (20152015).

Other. "Big Tex is Burning," University of North Texas. (20142014).

Theatre - Write play. Vaughn, H., Trudeau, J. T., "Big Tex Is Burning," , Denton, United States of America. (2014).

Other. "Confessions of a Princess Poppa," National Communication Association, Orlando, FL. (20122012).

Other. "Trudeau, Justin T., adaptor and director. Lost & Found: A Performance Compilation of Found Art.," University of North Texas. (20102010).

Other. "Trudeau, Justin T., adaptor and director. Contagion: Or, The Sad Case of a Performance Art Critic. Based on the story "The Sad Story of a Dramatic Critic," by H.G. Wells. Original adaptation by Craig Gingrich-Philbrook;," University of North Texas. (20082008).

Other. "Trudeau, Justin T., adaptor and director. Wild Ducks Flying Backward. By Tom Robbins," University of North Texas and the Patti Pace Performance Festival, Baton Rouge, LA,. (20082008).

Other. "Trudeau, Justin T., performer. "Darkness at Sunset and Vine." By Ginger Mayerson. Directed by Kelly Taylor," Southern States Communication Association, Savannah, GA. (20082008).

Other. "Trudeau, Justin T., adaptor, director, and performer. "Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex." By Larry Niven," National Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL. (20072007).

Other. "Trudeau, Justin T., adaptor and director. Feet on the Street: Rambles Around New Orleans. By Ray Blount, Jr," University of North Texas and the Patti Pace Performance Festival, New Orleans, LA. (20062006).

Other. "Trudeau, Justin T., adaptor and performer. "Body Maps." Directed by Tim Miller," Mary Frances Hopkins Black Box Theatre, Louisiana State University. (20042004).

Other. "Trudeau, Justin T., adaptor and performer. King and Professor in The Little Prince. By Antoine de Saint-Exupéry," Adapted and Directed by Mondo Bizzaro Productions. New Orleans, LA. (20042004).

Other. "Trudeau, Justin T., performer. Tomas in The Unbearable Lightness of Being. By Milan Kundera. Adapted and directed by Tracy Stephenson," Performance Studies Black Box, Louisiana State University. (20032003).

Other. "Trudeau, Justin T., adaptor and director. Introduction to Performing Literature Showcase," Performance Studies Black Box, Louisiana State University. (20012003).

Other. "Trudeau, Justin T., adaptor, director and performer. "1,2,3," "Across Disciplines: Performance Research and Response"," Performance Studies Black Box, Louisiana State University. (20022002).

Other. "Trudeau, Justin T., performer. Starbuck in Moby Dick. By Herman Melville. Adapted and directed by Ruth Laurion Bowman," Performance Studies Black Box, Louisiana State University. (20022002).

Other. "Trudeau, Justin T., co-adaptor, director, and performer. On the Road. By Jack Kerouac. Adapted, directed and performed by Bruce France, Nick Slie and Justin Trudeau," Performance Studies Black Box, Louisiana State University. (20012001).

Other. "Trudeau, Justin T., adaptor, director, and performer. "Elijah Lovejoy and the Gestus of Freedom." A performance based on the speech made by Wendell Phillips. "Across Disciplines: Performance Research and Response."," Performance Studies Black Box, Louisiana State University. (20002000).

Other. "Trudeau, Justin T., performer. Eggbert Craddock Cummings/Narrator in "Contagion, or the Sad Story of a Performance Critic." By Craig Gingrich-Philbrook and Michael Bowman. Based on a story by H.G. Wells. Directed by Michael Bowman," Performance Studies Black Box, Louisiana State University. (20002000).

Other. "Trudeau, Justin T., performer. Ensemble in "Picture This: Renderings of 'On the Deck'" by Donald Barthelme. Adapted and Directed by Ruth Laurion Bowman," Performance Studies Black Box, Louisiana State University. (19991999).

Awards and Honors

$1500 Micro Grant for Faculty Mentoring Program, University of North Texas. (2015 – Present).

Performance Studies Scholar of the Year, Southern States Communication Association. (2015 – Present).

Service

University Service

Other, Lesa Woody Memorial Scholarship. (2019 – Present).

Chairperson, Scholarship & Fundraising. (2018 – Present).

Faculty Advisor, Performance Interest Group. (20172021).

Committee Member, University Faculty Policy Oversight Committee. (November 2018November 2021).

Member, Awards Committee. (20192020).

Member, Faculty Senate. (September 9, 2020September 13, 2020).

Chairperson, Personal Affairs Committee. (August 2019May 2020).

Committee Member, Search Committe for Assistant Professor-Deaprtment of Theatre. (20182019).

Committee Member, Search Committee for Assistant Professor--Department of Technical Communication. (20182019).

Committee Member, RPTC Committee. (20172019).

Committee Member, Graduate Standards Committee. (20152018).

Committee Member, Search Committee for Lecturer. (20162017).

Chairperson, Black Box Advisory Board. (20152017).

Committee Member, Awards & Outreach. (20162016).

Committee Member, Scholarship & Fundraising. (20162016).

Committee Member, Faculty Council Committee. (20132016).

Committee Member, Personal Affairs Committee. (20122016).

Committee Member, Ad Hoc Committee For Disciplinary Appeals. (20152015).

Other, Executive Committee. (20072015).

Committee Member, Basic Course Committee Search Committee. (20132014).

Faculty Advisor, Performance Interest Group. (20112014).

Committee Member, Research Committee. (20082014).

Committee Chair, Research Committee. (20122013).

Committee Member, Search Committee for Rhetoric. (20082009).

Other, Development Committee. (20072008).

Other, Ad Hoc Committee For Advocacy of Diversity in the Core. (20072007).

Other, Graduate Standards Committee. (20062007).

Other, Search Committee for Interpersonal/Intercultural. (20062007).

Other, Teaching Evaluation Committee. (20062007).

Other, Department of Communication Studies Black Box Theatre Advisory Board. (19992002).

Professional Service

Editorial Review Board Member, Text and Performance Quarterly. (2014 – Present).

Editorial Review Board Member, National Communication Association Performance Studies Division National Review Board. (2012 – Present).

Editorial Review Board Member, Liminalities: A Journal of Performance Studies. (2007 – Present).

Other, Petit Jean Performance Festival. (2006 – Present).

Other, Board of Supervisors and Artistic Advisor. (2002 – Present).

Editor, Associate Editor, Text and Performance Quarterly. (20132015).

Other, Performance Studies Division. (20122013).

Other, "COMMunities of Bodies: Performing Intersections of Self,. (20122012).

Other, "What Would You Do If You Were the Last Person on Earth? An. (20122012).

Other, "Commodified Flesh, Forgotten Histories, and Marginalized. (20112011).

Other, "Performance Groups, Spaces, and Social Practice.". (20112011).

Other, "Talk(ing) Back: Pedagogical Reflections on Staging Sundown in Southern Illinois." Southern States Communication Association. (20112011).

Chairperson, "Building Bridges through Ekphrasis: Performing the San Francisco Beats." National Communication Association Convention. (20102010).

Other, "Contributed Performances in Performance Studies." National Communication Association Convention, San Francisco, CA. (20102010).

Chairperson, Performance Studies Division. (20092010).

Committee Member, Research Committee; Performance Studies Division. (20072010).

Other, Patti Pace Performance Festival, Carbondale, IL. (20092009).

Other, Performance Studies Division. (20082009).

Other, "Performance Studies Division Student Papers." Southern States Communication Association Convention, Savannah, GA. (20082008).

Other, Patti Pace Performance Festival, Baton Rouge, LA. (20082008).

Other, Petit Jean Performance Festival, Morillton, AR. (20082008).

Other, Performance Studies Division. (20072008).

Other, Performance Studies Division. (20072008).

Other, "America this is Quite Serious": Tracking the Rhetorical Contributions of the Beat Generation. National Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL. (20072007).

Other, "Performance Panel." Communication Studies Student Conference: Interdisciplinary Collaboration: New Perspectives across Diverse Fields, Denton, TX. (20072007).

Other, Nominating Committee, Performance Studies Division. (20072007).

Other, Petit Jean Performance Festival, Morillton, AR. (20072007).

Other, "Documenting and Evaluating Creative Work." National Communication Association Convention, San Antonio, TX. (20062006).

Other, "Documenting Creative Achievement in Promotion Binders for Performance Studies and Theatre Faculty." Southern States Communication Association Convention, Dallas, TX. (20062006).

Other, "Performance Studies Top Papers." Communication Studies Student Conference: New Perspectives, New Voices, Denton, TX. (20062006).

Other, "Post-Katrina Performance: Witnessing, Recovery, and Activism." Southern States Communication Association Convention, Dallas, TX. (20062006).

Other, "Readers Theatre in the 21st Century." Southern States Communication Association Convention, Dallas, TX. (20062006).

Other, Petit Jean Performance Festival, Morillton, AR. (20062006).

Other, "Mondo Bizarro: From Performance Studies to Community Arts Organization." Louisiana Communication Association Convention, New Orleans, LA. (20042004).

Other, Martin Luther King Jr. Commission, Corvallis, OR. (19971998).