Zornitsa D Keremidchieva

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Communication Studies
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Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • B.A.: Business Administration and English, American University in Bulgaria, 1997.
  • M.A.: English: Composition, Rhetoric, and Pedagogy, University of Maine, 1999.
  • M.A.: Communication, University of Maine, 2001.
  • Ph.D.: Communication Studies, University of Minnesota, 2007.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Rhetorical Studies; Feminist Political Theory and Democratic Theory; Congressional and Public Policy Studies; Women and Immigrants' Civic Organizations
  • Keremidchieva, Zornitsa D (2017). From International to National Engagement and Back: The YWCA’s Communicative Techniques of Americanisation in the Aftermath of WWI. Women’s History Review, 26, 280-295.
  • Keremidchieva, Zornitsa D (2015). The Migrant Self: Intercultural Adaptation as Narrative Struggle. Globalizing Intercultural Communication: A Reader , 188-197.
  • Keremidchieva, Zornitsa D (2015). The Egoist Lifestyle: Gender, Community and the ‘New Generation’ of Post-Communist Bulgaria . Feminist Media Studies, 15, 113-132.
  • Keremidchieva, Zornitsa D (2014). The US Congressional Record as a Technology of Representation: Toward a Materialist Theory of Institutional Argumentation . Journal of Argumentation in Context, 3, 57-82.
  • Keremidchieva, Zornitsa D (2013). The Congressional Debates on the 19th Amendment: Jurisdictional Rhetoric and the Assemblage of the US Body Politic. Quarterly Journal of Speech, 99, 51-73.
  • Keremidchieva, Zornitsa D (2012). Legislative Reform, the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, and the Crisis of Women’s Political Representation. Women & Language, 35, 13-38.
  • Keremidchieva, Zornitsa D (2009). Cultures of Argument and the Democratic Imaginary. Argumentation & Advocacy, 46, 116-119.
  • Keremidchieva, Zornitsa D (2008). Race, Sex, and Class in Rhetorical Criticism. The Sage Handbook of Rhetorical Studies, 461-476.
  • Keremidchieva, Zornitsa D (2006). Gender and public address. Sage Handbook of Gender and Communication , 185-199.