Selected Publications

2016

Jennifer Malkowski, J. Blake Scott, and Keränen, Lisa. 2016. Rhetorical Approaches to

Health and Medicine. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication.

DOI:10.1093/acrefore/9780190228613.013.180.

2015

Keränen, Lisa. 2015. Biopolitics, Contagion, and Digital Health Narratives:

Pathways for the Rhetoric of Health and Medicine. Communication Quarterly

65:5: 504-509.

Keränen, Lisa, Patrick Dodge, and Donovan Conley. 2015. Modernizing Traditions

on the Roof of the World: Displaying “Liberation” and “Occupation” in Three

Tibet Museums. Journal of Curatorial Studies 4.1: 78-106. DOI:

10.1386/jcs.4.1.78_1.

2014

Keränen, Lisa. 2014. Public Engagements with Health and Medicine: Guest

Editor’s Introduction and Discussion Guide, Journal of Medical Humanities 35.2:

103-109. DOI 10.1007/s10912-014-9275-7.

Keränen, Lisa, ed. 2014. Medicine, Health, and Publics. Special issue of the

Journal of Medical Humanities 35: 103-239. DOI 10.1007/s10912-014-9275-7.

2013

Keränen, Lisa. 2013. Conspectus: Inventing the Future: The Rhetorics of

Science, Technology, and Medicine, Challenges and Opportunities. POROI: An

Interdisciplinary Journal of Rhetorical Analysis and Invention 9.1: Article 1, 1-9.

Keränen, Lisa, ed. 2013. Inventing the Future: The Rhetorics of Science,

Technology, and Medicine. Special issue of POROI: An Interdisciplinary Journal of

Rhetorical Analysis and Invention 9.1: 1-149. Includes 17 commissioned essays by

North America’s leading rhetoric of science and medicine scholars.

J. Blake Scott, Judy Z. Segal, and Lisa Keränen. 2013. Rhetorics of Health and

Medicine: Inventional Possibilities for Scholarship and Engaged Practice. POROI:

An Interdisciplinary Journal of Rhetorical Analysis and Invention 9.1: Article 17, 1-

6. All authors contributed equally to this essay.

2012

Keränen, Lisa, and Jennifer Malkowski. 2012. How Can A Rhetorical Perspective

Help Us Understand Science and Medicine? In Introduction to Communication

Studies: Translating Communication Scholarship into Meaningful Practice, edited

by Alan Goodboy and Kara Shultz (Kendall Hunt): 157-164.

2011

Keränen, Lisa. 2011. Concocting Viral Apocalypse: Catastrophic Risk and the

Production of Bio(in)security. Western Journal of Communication 75.5: 451-472.

Lead essay.

Keränen, Lisa. 2011. Addressing the Epidemic of Epidemics: Germs, Security, and

a Call for Biocriticism (9,000 word invited review essay). Quarterly Journal of

Speech 97.2: 224-244. (Invited review essays reflect the journal editor’s

recognition of the author’s expertise on a given subject matter.)

Bean, Hamilton, Lisa Keränen, and Margaret Durfy. 2011. ‘This is London’:

Cosmopolitan Nationalism and the Discourse of Resilience in the ‘7/7’ Terrorist

Attacks. Rhetoric and Public Affairs 14.3: 427-464.

Gruber, David, Jordan L. Jack, Lisa Keränen, John M. McKenzie, and Matthew B.

Morris. 2011. Rhetoric and the Neurosciences: Engagement &

Exploration. POROI: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Rhetorical Analysis and

Invention 7.1, Article 11: 1-13.