Anne M Czerwinski, PhD

Associate Professor of Communication


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Anne Czerwinski, Associate Professor of Communication (Ph.D., University of Missouri; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) teaches a wide variety of courses in the communication program including: Rhetorical Process, Environmental Rhetoric, Image Restoration in the Media, Television and Society, Intercultural Communication, Senior Capstone, Public Speaking, and Advanced Public Speaking.  Her research interests in contemporary rhetorical criticism include: Apocalyptic rhetoric; environmental rhetoric and climate change; and image repair analysis.  She has published in the Journal of Business Communication, Shaman’s Drum, and The SAGE Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. She served on the editorial review board of Communication Studies for three years and serves as a reviewer for the Environmental Communication Division of the National Communication Association. She has presented over twenty papers at numerous conferences including the National Communication Association Convention, the Eastern Communication Association Convention, the Western Communication Association Convention, and the international conference of the Society for Utopian Studies, among others. She has served as the Senior Faculty Advisor to Lambda Pi Eta for thirteen years, as Director of the Humanities Academic Village for four years, as Faculty Senate Secretary for one year, and she recently completed a two-year term as Faculty Senate President, and was reelected for a second term.  She is a member of Faculty Senate Council; Faculty Assembly; the Planning, Budget and Policies Committee; Administrative Assembly; and an Ex Officio member of the Advisory Board.  Since being a faculty member at Pitt-Greensburg, Dr. Czerwinski has had fourteen students present papers at the Eastern Communication Association Convention, all derived from work in her courses.  Five students were placed on Top Paper Panels of the Lambda Pi Eta Division.  In addition, one of her Senior Capstone students is published in the National Communication Association’s Lambda Pi Eta Undergraduate Journal.  She also received the Distinguished Faculty Service Award for 2015-2016.