The RSA Board of Directors have appointed three people from the ranks of our members to positions of service in the Society.
Jennifer Malkowski, of the Department of Communication Arts & Sciences at California State University, Chico, has been appointed to the new position of Public Relations Officer.
As PRO, Professor Malkowski will oversee and coordinate RSA’s outreach to its various constituencies, enhancing the visibility of the organization by promoting research, teaching, and scholarship in rhetorical studies for RSA members and potential members. More information about Professor Malkowski is available this link: http://www.csuchico.edu/cmst/faculty-office/malkowski.shtml
Dave Tell, of the Department of Communication Studies at University of Kansas, has been appointed to the new position of Public Humanities Officer.
Professor Tell has a long history of taking public scholarship seriously. As PHO, Professor Tell will offer our members opportunities in matters of public engagement, helping us move our scholarship beyond our journals and into the public sphere. More information about Professor Tell is available at this link: https://coms.ku.edu/dave-tell
Robin E. Jensen, of the Department of Communication at University of Utah, has been appointed to the position of Associate Editor for Special Issues for Rhetoric Society Quarterly,
Professor Jensen replaces Michelle Ballif of the Department of English at University who has served ably and generously in that position. More information about Professor Jensen is available at this link: https://faculty.utah.edu/u0781860-Robin_E_Jensen/hm/index.hml
I am grateful to these people for their willingness to bring their ideas and energy to the service of RSA!