JOE LEESON SCHATZ
Director of Speech & Debate
Ph.D., Binghamton University, 2009
Areas of Interest
Animal Rights Scholarship
Cultural & Media Studies
Scheduled for Publication
“Zombies, Cyborgs, and Wheelchairs: The Question of Normalcy Within Diseased and Disabled
“Activist Judging: A Question of Objectivity and Pedagogy.”
Peer Reviewed Articles
“The Importance of Apocalypse: The Value of End-Of-The-World Politics While Advancing
The Journal of Ecocriticism. Vol. 4. No. 2. (July 2012): 20-33.
“Projects of Control and Termination: Transcendence in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.”
Network Apocalypse: Visions of the End in an Age of Internet Media. Ed. Robert Howard.
England, UK: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2011.
“Securitizing the Island: The Other Others’ Defense of Environmental Management.” Looking for Lost: Critical Essays on the Enigmatic Series. Ed. Randy Laist. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Publishers, 2011.
“Harnessing the Hunger for Change.” Warscapes. (April 2012): http://www.warscapes.com/opinion/harnessing-hunger-change
Encyclopedia Entry Appearances
The Women's Movement Today: An Encyclopedia of Third-Wave Feminism. Ed. Leslie Heywood. Westport, CT: Greenwood Reference Works, 2005.
Recent Courses Taught
Media & Politics
Literature & Technology
Certificate of Achievement for Consistent and Excellent Performance, 2005
Society Advocating More and Better Debate’s Award for Top Director, 2004
Society Advocating More and Better Debate’s Award for Most Preferred Critic, 2004