Leslie A. Hahner is an assistant professor in Communication Studies. She joined the faculty in Fall 2008 after three years spent at Truman State University. She teaches a number of different courses at Baylor including Advanced Public Speaking, Introduction to Rhetorical Theory and Criticism, Persuasion and Communication, Rhetoric and Contemporary Culture, Rhetorical Theory, Rhetoric of Women’s Rights, Theories and Methods of Visual Communication, and Visual Rhetoric. Her research interests include rhetorical criticism, feminist praxis, critical theory, and visual rhetoric. Her work has been published in the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Review of Communication, and a variety of other outlets in the field of communication.
Dr. Hahner is originally from Kansas City, Missouri and loves spending time with her husband and fellow Baylor Bear, Scott Varda. In her rare spare time, Dr. Hahner enjoys long-distance running, reading non-fiction, and experiments in cooking.
- B. A. Organizational Communication, Marketing Minor, Central Missouri State University, 1999.
- M. A. Communication Studies (Rhetorical Studies), The University of Iowa, 2002.
- Ph.D. Communication Studies (Rhetorical Studies), The University of Iowa
- CSS 3302 Introduction to Rhetorical Theory and Criticism
- CSS 3395 Theories and Methods of Visual Communications
Syllabus:Course Syllabus for CSS 3302
Course Syllabus for CSS 3395