Dept. of Communication Studies, Colorado State University, 1783 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, CO 80523 |  
Curriculum Vitae
DR. THOMAS R. DUNN is a public address scholar, rhetorical critic, and Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO. His research examines the intersection of GLBT and queer culture, politics, and rhetoric with a focus on public memory, visual rhetoric, and the rhetoric of the built environment. Dr. Dunn earned his Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Pittsburgh where he also completed a Ph.D. Certificate in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. He is the 2012 winner of the National Communication Association's Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award and the 2011 winner of the National Communication Association's Stephen E. Lucas Debut Publication Award. Dr. Dunn is also the winner of the 2011 Critical/Cultural Studies Division Outstanding Dissertation Award and the 2014-2015 College of Liberal Art Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Dunn's existing and forthcoming research is featured in the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Rhetoric & Public Affairs, the Western Journal of Communication, and the Southern Communication Journal. His book manuscript, Queerly Remembered: Rhetorics for Representing the GLBTQ Past, is currently under contract with the University of South Carolina Press.