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David Palmer

Professor

Communication Studies
College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Contact Information

Phone
(970) 351-2800
Fax
(970) 351-2336
Office
Candelaria 1245A
Office Hours
TR 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. or by appointment
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
Communication Studies
Campus Box 99
Greeley, CO 80639

Education

Professional/Academic Experience

Research/Areas of Interest

Critical Education Theory, Social Justice Activism Pedagogy

Publications/Creative Works

Books:

Frey, L. R., & Palmer, D. L. (Eds.). (2014). Teaching communication activism: Communication education for social justice. New York, NY: Hampton Press. *Awarded the 2015 Edited Book of the Year Award by the Applied Division of the National Communication Association.

Recent Scholarship:

Palmer, D., Artz, L., McConnell, K., & Russel, V. (2018, November). Current Dilemmas in Communication Activism Pedagogy. Presented at the National Communication Association Convention; Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Palmer, D. L. (2017). Exploring how communication is central to social activism. In C. K. Rudick, K. B. Golsan, & K. Cheesewright (Eds.), Teaching from the Heart:  Critical Communication Pedagogy in the Communication Classroom (pp.125-131). San Diego, CA: Cognella.

Frey, L. R. & Palmer, D. L. (2017). Communication activism pedagogy and research: communication education scholarship to promote social justice.  Communication Education 66, 3, 362-367.

Frey, L. R. & Palmer, D. L. (2017). Turning communication activism pedagogy teaching into communication activism pedagogy research.  Communication Education 66, 3, 380-382.

Palmer. D. L. (2016). Advocacy and the perils of group membership. In A. Kurylo (Ed.), Negotiating Group Identity in the Research Process: Are You In or Are You Out? (pp. 169-186). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Palmer, D. N. (2017, March). CSCA scholar’s conversation. Panel-length interview conducted with Lawrence R. Frey, sponsored by the Vice President (program planner), presented at the Central States Communication Association Convention, Minneapolis, MN.

Palmer, D. L., Del Gandio, J., and Huffman, T. (2016, November). National Communication Association Preconference Workshop: Teaching communication activism for social justice. Philadelphia, PA. 

Palmer, D. L., & Frey, L. R. (2015). Fostering civic resilience and hope through communication activism education. In G. Beck & T. Socha (Eds.), Communicating Hope and Resilience Across the Lifespan (pp. 235-257). New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishers.

Palmer, D. L. (2014). Communication education as vocational training and the marginalization of activist pedagogies. In L. R. Frey & D. L. Palmer (Eds.), Teaching communication activism: Communication education for social justice (pp. 45–76). New York, NY: Hampton Press.

Frey, L. R., & Palmer, D. L. (2014). Introduction: Teaching communication activism. In L. R. Frey & D. L. Palmer (Eds.), Teaching communication activism: Communication education for social justice (pp. 1–42). New York, NY: Hampton Press.


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