Faculty Profile

Suzanne Enck

Title
Chair
Department
Communication Studies
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, Indiana University, 2005.
Major: Department of Communication and Culture
Degree Specialization: Rhetorical Studies; American Studies
Dissertation Title: Site Unseen: Women's Agency in Contemporary American Constructions of Domestic Violence
MA, Ball State University, 1995.
Major: Speech Communication
Dissertation Title: Leading the Antifeminist Movement: A Feminist Criticism of Beverly LaHaye's Rhetoric
BA, Miami University, 1994.
Major: Diplomacy and Foreign Affairs; Philosophy; Political Science

Current Scheduled Teaching*

COMM 4849.001, Topics in Rhetorical Studies, Spring 2023
COMM 5445.001, Feminist Criticism, Fall 2022

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

COMM 5950.760, Master's Thesis, Spring 2022
COMM 5930.700, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Spring 2022
COMM 4240.001, Rhetoric and Popular Culture, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5950.750, Master's Thesis, Fall 2021
COMM 5840.001, Seminar in Rhetorical Studies, Fall 2021 SPOT
WGST 5950.001, Master's Thesis, Spring 2021
COMM 5930.700, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Spring 2021
COMM 4240.001, Rhetoric and Popular Culture, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5445.001, Feminist Criticism, Fall 2020 SPOT
COMM 5445.601, Feminist Criticism, Fall 2020 SPOT
WGST 5950.002, Master's Thesis, Fall 2020
COMM 4240.001, Rhetoric and Popular Culture, Summer 5W1 2020 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5840.001, Seminar in Rhetorical Studies, Spring 2020 Syllabus
COMM 5840.601, Seminar in Rhetorical Studies, Spring 2020
COMM 4849.001, Topics in Rhetorical Studies, Spring 2020 Syllabus
COMM 5345.001, Rhetorical Theory, Fall 2019 SPOT
COMM 5481.711, Graduate Internship, Summer 2019
COMM 5481.711, Graduate Internship, Spring 2019
COMM 5445.001, Feminist Criticism, Fall 2018 SPOT
COMM 5445.601, Feminist Criticism, Fall 2018 SPOT
COMM 4140.001, Gender and Communication, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5930.711, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Fall 2018
COMM 4240.001, Rhetoric and Popular Culture, Summer 5W2 2018 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 4140.001, Gender and Communication, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 4849.001, Topics in Rhetorical Studies, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5481.711, Graduate Internship, Fall 2017
COMM 5930.711, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Fall 2017
COMM 5345.001, Rhetorical Theory, Fall 2017 SPOT
COMM 4240.001, Rhetoric and Popular Culture, Summer 5W1 2017 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 4140.001, Gender and Communication, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5340.001, Rhetorical Methods, Spring 2017 SPOT
COMM 5445.001, Feminist Criticism, Fall 2016 SPOT
COMM 5930.711, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Fall 2016
COMM 4240.001, Rhetoric and Popular Culture, Summer 5W2 2016 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 4140.001, Gender and Communication, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5950.761, Master's Thesis, Spring 2016
COMM 4849.001, Topics in Rhetorical Studies, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5481.711, Graduate Internship, Fall 2015
COMM 5930.711, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Fall 2015
COMM 5345.001, Rhetorical Theory, Fall 2015 SPOT
COMM 4040.001, Rhetorical Theory, Summer 5W1 2015 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5445.001, Feminist Criticism, Spring 2015
COMM 4040.001, Rhetorical Theory, Spring 2015 Syllabus
COMM 4140.001, Gender and Communication, Fall 2014 Syllabus
COMM 5340.001, Rhetorical Methods, Fall 2014
COMM 5900.711, Special Problems, Fall 2014
COMM 4140.001, Gender and Communication, Spring 2014 Syllabus
COMM 5481.711, Graduate Internship, Spring 2014
COMM 4040.001, Rhetorical Theory, Spring 2014 Syllabus
COMM 4140.001, Gender and Communication, Fall 2013 Syllabus
COMM 5345.001, Rhetorical Theory, Fall 2013
COMM 4849.001, Topics in Rhetorical Studies, Summer 3W1 2013 Syllabus
COMM 5445.001, Feminist Criticism, Spring 2013
COMM 4140.001, Gender and Communication, Spring 2013 Syllabus
COMM 5481.711, Graduate Internship, Spring 2013
COMM 4140.001, Gender and Communication, Fall 2012 Syllabus
COMM 5085.001, Pedagogy and Communication, Fall 2012
COMM 5480.711, Practicum, Fall 2012
COMM 5900.711, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2012
COMM 4220.001, Gender and Communication, Spring 2012 Syllabus
COMM 5930.711, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Spring 2012
COMM 4040.001, Rhetorical Theory, Spring 2012 Syllabus
COMM 4220.001, Gender and Communication, Fall 2011 Syllabus
COMM 5481.711, Graduate Internship, Fall 2011
COMM 5345.001, Rhetorical Theory, Fall 2011
COMM 4220.001, Gender and Communication, Spring 2011 Syllabus
COMM 3440.001, Public Address Studies, Spring 2011 Syllabus
COMM 5930.711, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Spring 2011
COMM 4220.001, Gender and Communication, Fall 2010 Syllabus
COMM 5950.761, Master's Thesis, Fall 2010
COMM 5840.001, Seminar in Rhetorical Studies, Fall 2010
COMM 4900.711, Special Problems, Fall 2010
COMM 4220.001, Gender and Communication, Summer 5W1 2010
COMM 4900.711, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2010
COMM 4220.001, Gender and Communication, Spring 2010
COMM 3440.001, Public Address Studies, Spring 2010
COMM 4220.001, Gender and Communication, Fall 2009
COMM 4040.001, Rhetorical Theory, Fall 2009

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Enck, S. M. (2014). "Resisting Gendered Violence through the Classroom: A Feminist Activist Approach to Communication Studies,". Communication Activism Pedagogy, eds. Lawrence R. Frey and David L. Palmer. Hampton Press. http://www.hamptonpress.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=978-1-61289-134-7
Enck, S. M., Murray, S. (2010). "How to Hook a Hottie": Teenage Boys, Hegemonic Masculinity, and CosmoGirl! Magazine. Mediated Boyhood: Boys, Teens, and Tweens in Popular Culture and Media, ed. Annette Wannamaker. Peter Lang. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc139467/m1/1/
Enck, S. M. (2009). "Seeing Family Violence Differently: Shifting Perspectives from Social Science to Rhetorical,". Family Violence: Communication Processes, eds. Dudley D. Cahn and Sally A. Lloyd. State University of New York Press. https://www.academia.edu/1102445/Seeing_Family_Violence_Differently_Shifting_Perspectives_from_Social_Science_to_Rhetorical
Enck, S. M. (2004). "Beyond the Burning Bed: The Life, Trial, and Aftermath of Francine Hughes". Famous American Crimes and Trials, Volume 4, ed. Steve Chermak and Frankie Bailey. Praeger.
Book Review
Enck, S. M. (2020). Book Review, The Mark of Criminality: Rhetoric, Race, and Gangsta Rap in the War-on-Crime Era by Bryan J. McCann. Rhetoric & Public Affairs. 23(2), 412-415.
Enck, S. M. (2009). Book Review, Welfare Reform and Sexual Regulation by Anna Marie Smith. American Studies.
Enck, S. M. (2008). Book Review, LGBT Studies and Queer Theory: New Conflicts, Collaborations, and Contested Terrain, eds. Karen Lovaas, John P. Elia, and Gust A. Jep. Journal of GLBT Family Studies.
Enck, S. M. (2005). Book Review, Domestic Violence and the Politics of Privacy by Kristin A. Kelly. Journal of International Women's Studies.
Journal Article
Moyer, L. M., Enck, S. M. (2018). Is my grief too public for you? The digitalization of grief on Facebook. Death Studies.
Enck, S. M. (2018). Listening for Intimate Partner Violence: A Call for Empathic Empowerment. Women's Studies in Communication. 41(2), 100-103.
Enck, S. M. (2018). Accountability Amidst the ‘Me Too’ Reckoning: Kevin Spacey’s Homopatriarchal Apologia. 5(2), 80-86.
Enck, S. M. (2016). The Praxis of Rhetorical Attitudinizing: Productive Criticism as Civic Engagement. Review of Communication. 16(1), 92-94. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15358593.2016.1183905?journalCode=rroc20
Enck, S. M., Morrissey, M. E. (2015). If Orange Is the New Black, I Must Be Color Blind: Comic Framings of Post-Racism in the Prison-Industrial Complex. Critical Studies in Media Communication. 32(5), . http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15295036.2015.1086489?journalCode=rcsm20
Enck, S. M. (2015). Planning a Gender Fair as a Semester-Long Final Project. Communication Teacher. 29(2), 1-8. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/17404622.2014.1003950
Drescher, L. H., Enck, S. M. (2015). The Literacy of Pain: An Autoethnographic Account of Negotiating Immediacy Skills in the Face of Death. Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. 4(3), 27-50. http://dcqr.ucpress.edu/content/4/3/27
Enck, S. M., McDaniel, B. A. (2015). “I Want Something Better for My Life”: Personal Narratives of Incarcerated Women and Performances of Agency. Text and Perfomance Quarterly. 35(1), 43-61. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10462937.2014.975271#.VfB6z4peMm8
Enck, S. M., McDaniel, B. A. (2012). Playing With Fire: Cycles of Domestic Violence in Eminem and Rihanna's ''Love the Way You Lie''. Communication, Culture & Critique. 5(4), 618-644. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1753-9137.2012.01147.x
Enck-Wanzer, S. M. (2009). All's Fair in Love and Sport: Black Masculinity, Domestic Violence, and the Media. Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies. 6(1), 1-18. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14791420802632087#.VfB70IpeMm8

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Fellowship
Enck-Wanzer, S. M. (Principal), "John H. Edwards Fellowship," Sponsored by Indiana University, State, $17000 Funded. (20022003).
Grant - Research
Enck-Wanzer, S. M. (Principal), "Research Activity Travel Award," Sponsored by Eastern Illinois University, State, $400 Funded. (20082008).
Enck-Wanzer, S. M. (Principal), "Council on Faculty Research Grant," Sponsored by Eastern Illinois University, State, $1200 Funded. (20072007).
Enck-Wanzer, S. M. (Principal), "Research Activity Travel Award," Sponsored by Eastern Illinois University, State, $400 Funded. (20072007).
Enck-Wanzer, S. M. (Principal), "Research Activity Travel Award," Sponsored by Eastern Illinois University, State, $400 Funded. (20062006).
Grant - Teaching
Enck, S. M. (Principal), "Transformative Instruction Initiative Fellow," Sponsored by University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $3000 Funded. (20102010).
Enck-Wanzer, S. M., "Faculty Development Support Grant," Sponsored by Eastern Illinois University, State, $400 Funded. (20082008).
Enck-Wanzer, S. M., "Faculty Development Support Grant," Sponsored by Eastern Illinois University, State, $400 Funded. (20062006).
Enck-Wanzer, S. M., "Faculty Development Support Grant," Sponsored by Eastern Illinois University, State, $400 Funded. (20052005).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
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students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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