Laura Hahn

On leave as Department Chair 2018-2019

Biography: 
CAHSS Faculty Leadership Fellow (2015-2016)
Ph.D., The Ohio State University (Communication)
M.A., San Francisco State University (Communication)
B.A., San Francisco State University (Liberal Studies)
Research: 

Food Studies; The Rhetoric of Food; Rhetorical Criticism; Gender Communication; Intercultural Communication; Social Advocacy

Publications: 
Hahn, Laura K., and Scott T. Paynton. Survey of Communication Study, 2nd ed. (forthcoming HSU Press)
Bruner, Michael and Laura Hahn. “Irony and Obesity—The Hunger Pair” included in “Rhetoric and Foodways,” a special forum of Communication Critical/Cultural Studies (Spring 2015).
Hahn, Laura K. “Iraq American,” Ethnic American Food Today: A Cultural Encyclopedia. Ed. Lucy Long, AltaMira Press. (2015)
Hahn, Laura K. “Freegans and Dumpster Diving,” Encyclopedia of Food Issues, Ed. Ken Albala, Sage Publications. (2015).
Hahn, Laura K. “Strikes,” Encyclopedia of Food Issues, Ed. Ken Albala, Sage Publications. (2015)
Bruner, Michael, Laura K. Hahn and Nicole Sheldon. “Unhappy with your Food? Communicate!” Communication Currents, 9 (5): 2014.
Bruner, Michael, Laura K. Hahn and Nicole Sheldon, “The Petition Clause and Food Advocacy,” Journal of First Amendment Studies, 48 (1): 2014, 61-76.
Hahn, Laura K. and Michael Bruner, “Film, Food and Finances: Students Engaging in Food Insecurity,” Teaching Media Quarterly, 2(2): 2014, 1-11.
Foss, Karen A., Sonja K. Foss, Scott T. Paynton and Laura K. Hahn. “Increasing College Retention with a Personalized System of Instruction: A Case Study,” Journal of Case Studies in Education, 5: 2014.
Hahn, Laura K. “Ancillary Materials” for Gender, Race and Class in Media (4th ed.) Sage Publications, 2014.
Hahn, Laura K. “Food Boycotts,” The Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics. Springer, 2014.
Hahn, Laura K. “Vegetarian Society,” Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America, 2nd ed., Oxford University Press, 2012.
Hahn, Laura K., and Michael Bruner, “Politics on Your Plate: Building and Burning Bridges across Organic, Vegetarian, and Vegan Discourse.” The Rhetoric of Food: Discourse, Materiality, and Power. Eds. Joshua J. Frye and Michael Bruner. Routledge, 2012.
Hahn, Laura K. “I’m Too Sexy for Your Movement: An Analysis of the Failure of the Animal Rights Movement to Promote Vegetarianism.” Arguments about Animal Ethics. Eds. Greg Goodale and Jason E. Black. Lexington Books, 2010.
Hahn, Laura K. “Cultural Expressions through Food.” Agriculture, Food and Society Syllabi and Course Materials Collection, A Publication of the Association for the Study of Food and Society and the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society, 2010.
Laura Hahn
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